653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Saturday, February 8th – 7:30–10pm
Grassroots Ensemble
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night 

$25 cover charge / $15-40 sliding scale

Mark Wright, trumpet
Mack Rucks, trumpet
Aaron Bennett, alto sax
Jim Grantham, tenor sax
Muziki Roberson, piano
Joe McKinley, bass
Alexie Berlin, drums

Bay Area composers/arrangers/performers with over 20 years of collaborative experience, the Grassroots Ensemble has been gathering weekly in one configuration or another in pianist Muziki Roberson’s rehearsal studio to develop their stunning arrangements of original and classic jazz compositions.

Five of the seven ensemble members coming together tonight have appeared on the Bird & Beckett stage in the past in a variety of small groups, though this is the first performance here by this ensemble of well-traveled, seasoned professionals. Listen to the hour-long interview on Wanda’s Picks at this link to gain insight into their work, then come down to the shop to hear these musicians bring the music to life.


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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