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Tom Lander / Charlie McCarthy

Friday, September 30th, 5:30 to 8:00 pm

Special Fifth Friday booking!

The Tom Lander/Charlie McCarthy Quartet

jazz in the bookshop
every Friday — since 2002!

When there are five Fridays in a month, we enjoy the luxury of a special booking, and this time it’s a terrific quartet comprising guitarist Tom Lander and sax player Charlie McCarthy, with bassist Bill Lamphiere and drummer Tony Johnson.

All four have long years of experience in the music.  For his part, Charlie has played behind and alongside such luminaries as Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Henderson, Sarah Vaughan, Bobbie Hutcherson, George Shearing, Madeline Eastman, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Lena Horne, Stan Getz and Joe Williams.

The Friday evening jazz scene at Bird & Beckett began in October of 2002 — nine short years ago! 450+ consecutive Fridays of live jazz without missing a beat…

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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