Support jazz in the bookshop…

…and much more!

Whether it’s to help us present live jazz, poetry or whatever– or just to show your love and solidarity — make a contribution to the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project.  You’ll be glad of it.

Click here or the “support” button in the navigation bar above to visit the webpage where we spell out some of the details of Bird & Beckett’s 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Cultural Legacy Project, and link you up with paypal.

Or come down to the bookshop with your checkbook! A check is the way to make sure 100% of your donation goes to us, but please do whatever is convenient.

We have also started a gofundme campaign, which has quickly begun generating needed revenues!
You can donate through them at

Without the community’s donations to the nonprofit, we wouldn’t begin to have the resources to mount the terrific events you’ve come to expect from us. 

Thanks for your tireless and unstinting support!  13 years presenting live music every week, and 16 years in business! All thanks to you!

want to see how we do it? click below!!!

bookshop to jazz club, it’s a snap!

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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