653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

While San Francisco remains in the purple tier, we will do business chiefly at the door to the shop, by email and by phone, six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.

Browsing will be limited to two or three shoppers at a time during open hours. Appointments for browsing are welcome and accommodated as best we can.

[email protected]

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

Sherri and David

Sunday, May 17th – 7:00 pm
vocalist Sherri Roberts and pianist David Udolf
a jazz live stream from Bird & Beckett


Vocalist Sherri Roberts and pianist David Udolf are collaborators in music and life and household chores, including much dog walking. Incidentally, they’re wonderful musicians, both! They’ll present an evening of jazz standards, familiar and surprising, charming and impeccably performed. Settle in for a cozy hour of lovely music.

Sherri has several albums to her credit, supported by tremendous jazz colleagues from both coasts. David is a top-flight pianist, arranger and musical director who works with such major talents as Mary Stallings, Denise Perrier, Jules Broussard and many more.

Note the 7pm start, for David & Sherri’s East Coast fans, friends and colleagues…

Help us help Sherri & David meet the bills
in this time of few gigs and short bread!
If you find $10 a stretch, then contribute $5.
Consider it your cover charge, please.

There’s no audience in the house,
so it’s up to you in your house!

Here’s where to donate:
leads you to our PayPal account via our website
On Venmo, send your cover charge/donation to @birdbeckett

Give $20 if you’re able, more if you’re flush!

The first $400 goes to Sherri & David (that’s our guarantee to them), the next $100 goes to the organization, and any donations beyond that go to them. If you love them, help them out! If you just think musicians shouldn’t work for peanuts, then have the courage of your convictions… and help them out!

It’s all crucial if we want to keep our treasured musicians healthy, vital and productive.

Here’s where to view the live stream: 

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!

The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site