Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
Sunday, October 13th – 4:30-6:30pm
SFJAZZ Poet Laureate Emeritus Genny Lim, in performance with Francis Wong & Jon Jang
$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated
Coltrane, Dolphy Monk. Billy Higgins, Shirley Horne, Billie Holiday, Sun Ra, Nina Simone and more geniuses of jazz are evoked in a newly published book that combines the poetry of Genny Lim and the linocuts of artist Nina Mera.
This afternoon will feature a performance of the material by Genny Lim, poetry and vocals; Francis Wong, reeds; and Jon Jang, piano.
Equipto Sato, emcee and rap artist, will open the afternoon’s program.
"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."
-- Les Ferriss
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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