scott foster medium landscape

Friday, July 20th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Open House! The Scott Foster Trio & Friends
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday since October 2002!
$10 suggested donation

Scott Foster, guitar;
Ollie Dudek, bass;
and Omar Aran, drums

play Friday, July 20th, 5:30-8:00 pm at Bird & Beckett, “San Francisco’s Southernmost Literary & Jazz Joint.”

Says Scott, “The trio would like to invite any musicians down for a summer hang. Please bring your axe and come play with us.”

jazz in the bookshop” at Bird & Beckett every Friday, since 2002.
Live music at Bird & Beckett 20-30 times every month.
Poetry featured readers and open mic every first & third Monday.

L-R: Don Prell, bass; Rick Elmore, trombone; Omar Aran, drums; Scott Foster, guitar; Chuck Peterson, tenor sax; date uncertain, likely in 2015 after the death of drummer Jimmy Ryan. Chuck founded Bird & Beckett’s weekly Friday jazz tradition in late 2002, with Don, Scott and Jimmy quickly becoming the core members of the band, later augmented by reed player and arranger Bill Perkins. To this day, Scott continues to lead a group on the third Friday of each month, and Chuck’s legacy lives as well through the 1st Friday “230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band.”

Available Now at Bird & Beckett

Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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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