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Friday, March 25 – 7:30pm
Tony Johnson Quartet

Solid, swingin’, straight ahead jazz & hard bop.

Tony Johnson leads our fourth Friday jazz dates in the bookshop, has for many years! But tonight, we’re subbing in the estimable Smith Dobson V for Tony since he took a major spill on that bike he still rides in his eighth decade. He’ll be mending for a few weeks yet. Fear not. This is a great band, and Smith knows just how to join the swing.

Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax
Keith Saunders, piano
Eric Markowitz, bass
Smith Dobson, drums


















$20 cash cover charge; BYOB; proof of vaccination, a mask. Doors open at 7:20pm.
Reservations, call the shop at 415-586-3733.
Can’t make it to the show?
Check it out in the live stream on our
YouTube channel or Facebook page.

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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