Posts Tagged ‘guitar’
Sunday, April 26th – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Josh Workman Quartet
We’ll call this booking the after-party for the annual Glen Park Festival, which will be wrapping up just as guitarist Josh Workman is taking the stage at Bird & Beckett. Josh is bringing in a tight quartet featuring David Udolf on piano; Ravi Abcarian on bass and Bryan Bowman on drums, to cover some of Workman’s…Read More
Sunday, March 22nd, 4:30-6:30 pm
Jinx Jones & His Jazzabilly All-Stars
Jinx Jones is among the top guitar wizards in the Bay Area, known far and wide for his killer rockabilly virtuosity, but no stranger to the jazz tradition. His Jazzabilly All-Stars set the standard for cool and straight ahead jazz with an Americana inflection. You can count on hearing Jinx with his rockabilly aggregation, the…Read More
Friday, February 20th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Ensemble
plays from a 1970s bag
Scott Foster leads his quartet through territory not so often explored on the Bird & Beckett bandstand. Remember the 1970s?!? Jim Peterson, reeds; Mike Bordelon on bass; and Ricky Carter on drums join the guitarist a freaky little expedition into a time, a place and an expanded frame of mind…Read More
Friday, January 30th – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop special!
Guitarist Howard Alden!
Howard Alden, passing through from his home in New York City, plays Bird & Beckett’s Friday evening jazz party in a trio format with local heroes and long-time associates Vince Lateano on drums and Peter Barshay on bass. Howard is one of the great jazz guitarists of our era. In the late 1970s, at the tender…Read More
Sunday, January 11th — 4:30-6:30 pm
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod
ragtime and other early guitar styles
Exuberant music by two masters of styles long forgotten by the popular audience. Craig has had a decades-old obsession with investigating the music he’s found in the grooves of dusty stacks of 78s. He plays a whole lot of guitar; in fact, is pretty much world famous for his talents and investigations of the music…Read More
which way west? concert series
Sunday, Dec. 28th – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Two jazz guitarists
Duncan James & Ray Scott
Two veterans of the jazz scuffle perform solo and in duo interplay on the last Sunday of December… closing out another year of our Sunday afternoon concert series called “which way west?” Ray and Duncan have often shared the bandstand (catch them at Club Deluxe on Haight) and have been heard individually at Bird…Read More