Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
Saturday, January 11th – 7:30-10pm
Yancie Taylor Jazztet
when lights are low…
every Saturday night
Vibraphonist Yancie Taylor has been a cornerstone of the Northern California jazz scene for decades, most reliably heard for the past decade at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in downtown Oakland where he’s long held forth with a combo and hosts a jam session that’s legendary.
Tonight, he’ll lead a quintet at Bird & Beckett featuring saxophonist James Bailey, pianist Joe Warner, bassist Ravi Abcarian and drummer Ron Marabuto.
$20 cover charge; sliding scale available
"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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