653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

1-415-586-3733
[email protected]

Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

Invisible Guy at LunAtico - photo by Sonia Reiter - smaller

Saturday, May 18th – 7:30–10:00 pm
Invisible Guy
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night 

$20 cover tonight; sliding scale available.

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…

Invisible Guy

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

Books

Books

"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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