653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Friday, November 13th – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop!
The Aaron Cohn Quartet

Carrying on where Jimmy Ryan left off, our second Fridays bookings now go to a sequence of groups led by musicians who were part of Jimmy’s regular group.

This month, it’s Aaron Cohn’s turn — and he’s assembled a fine quartet featuring Bob Kenmotsu on sax; Luke Westbrook on guitar; and Jimmy Gallagher on drums, all fine musicians who have been heard to good advantage on the Bird & Beckett stage in the past.

Aaron Cohn



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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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

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