Friday, July 27th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002
$10-20 suggested donation. $5 suggested for students/musicians/fixed income.
The legacy band! Chuck Peterson put this unit together several years ago, as a fresh iteration in a direct line of evolution from the earliest days of Bird & Beckett’s Friday evening jazz party. What Chuck started in 2002 with a trio playing weekly has grown like Topsy, and spreads now over the entire weekend. No divine intervention necessary– the community makes it happen!
Now, the 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band sports a core line-up of Jerry Logas on baritone sax, clarinet and vocals; Ray Loeckle on tenor sax; Glen Deardorff on guitar; Dean Reilly on bass; and Tony Johnson on drums — swingin’ and boppin’ from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on the fourth Friday of every month. Chuck sits in on flute whenever he can be in town, though he retired up to Santa Rosa a couple years ago.
Bird & Beckett presents a broad cross section of San Francisco’s professional jazz community, up close and personal — 18 to 80, swing to bop to avant garde! Bring some dough for the band– there’s not a jazz musician in town that’s overpaid, as far as we know, and we take seriously our role in providing a good venue and guaranteed pay. We’re proud to attract a generous audience that values and supports the artists that make San Francisco one of world’s great cities.
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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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