653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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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!

James Mahone

Saturday, January 25th – 7:30–10pm
James Mahone
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available

James Mahone Quartet

James Mahone, saxophone
Eddie Mendenhall, piano
Giulio Xavier Cetto, bass
Hamir Atwal, drums

Two sets of jazz standards by four of the Bay Area’s very best!

James Mahone got his start as a founding member of the legendary Los Angeles jazz combo called Black Note, alongside bassist Marcus Shelby. Black Note launched into the jazz stratosphere in 1991 and recorded four albums — for Billy Higgins’ World Stage Records, Red Records, Columbia and Impulse — between 1991 and 1996.



"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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