653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

1-415-586-3733
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Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

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Saturday, April 4th – 7:30–10pm
Bye Bye Bartok
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night
at Bird & Beckett 

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available
Darren Johnston, trumpet aka (also known endearingly as) the peace cannon
Matt Renzi, tenor sax, clarinet, English horn
Adam Shulman, piano
Eric Vogler, bass
Jon Arkin, drums
On the eve of a live recording session to take place the next day at the Maybeck Recital Hall in Berkeley, Bye Bye Bartok convenes to run down the tunes — chamber music and orchestral material done all jazzy like.

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"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."

-- Job Harriman, 1902

 

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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