Saturday, May 18th – 7:30–10:00 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night
$20 cover tonight; sliding scale available.
The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…
Ben Goldberg, clarinet
Michael Coleman, piano
Hamir Atwal, drums
The return to Bird & Beckett of a sublimely intelligent and intuitive trio “in strict pursuit of beautiful melody.”
Michael Coleman says: “Melody is the knife that cuts through to truth. Then there is the importance of breath, and personal expression.”
Reviewing a 2014 concert, Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune said the group is “an unusually focused ensemble inventing a musical syntax for itself.”
$20 cover charge.
$10 for students / musicians / low income
"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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