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Smith digs in

Saturday, February 7th – 8-11 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
Smith Dobson Ensemble
with Noel Jewkes

Smith Dobson, a wonderful young tenor sax player, welcomes Noel Jewkes, a legendary tenor sax man, to the Bird & Beckett stage to show just what the instrument and the music are all about– what they can be about in the hands of deeply skilled practitioners in collaboration.

Their excursions will be augmented and taken further by bassist Noah Schenker and drummer Jon Arkin in an evening’s exploration of jazz in its bright moments of creation.

Noel Jewkes


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.

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