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Friday, July 11th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Jimmy Ryan Quintet:
akaThe Bird & Beckett Bebop Band!

Jimmy Ryan's Bird & Beckett Bebop Band - Second Fridays

Jimmy Ryan’s Bird & Beckett Bebop Band – Second Fridays

Drummer Jimmy Ryan leads a top-notch aggregation of musicians:

Tonight, vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits performs with the band.

Stu Pilorz, trombone
Stephen Norfleet, tenor sax
Don Alberts, piano
Aaron Cohn, bass
join Jimmy for a swinging bebop date.

Drummer Ryan learned his trade in L.A. in the ’50s, and hit the San Francisco scene (by way of a short stint in Monterey) in 1960.  Jimmy has played alongside influential musicians Putter Smith, Vince Wallace, Kent Glenn and Bishop Norman Williams, putting in significant time in the early days at legendary San Francisco clubs including Jimbo’s Bop City and Ronnie’s Soulville in the Fillmore and the Jazz Workshop in North Beach, and in a more recent era, the Gathering Caffe on Grant Avenue.

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