Friday, June 23rd – 5:30-8 pm
230 Jones Street, Local 6, Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Tonight! Ray Loeckle on tenor and soprano saxes Dean Reilly on bass Tony Johnson on drums with special guest Brad Buethe on guitar   … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 24th – 7:30-10 pm
Vocalist Denise Perrier with Swing Fever

Swing Fever declares, "The music is our passion. Rhythmic, romantic, torrid and witty, we're crazy for it. Tunes from the 1930s and '40s have inspired Swing Fever for decades. We learned from the originators of the genre, which gives our … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 25th – 4:30-6:30 pm
DIMA and the Noel Jewkes Quartet

Vocalist Dima sings from the heart with a voice and style reminiscent of the early 1950s. She is known for her command of the lyric, beautiful, soothing tone and carefully chosen repertoire. Dima began to develop her style as a jazz singer while … [Read more...]

duo, trio, quartet… pianist Grant Levin!
Sunday, June 25th – 7:30 pm
The Grant Levin Quartet, with Francis Vanek, sax;
Chris Amberger, bass; Jeff Minnieweather, drums

Beginning June 11th in a duo with Kash Killion, Grant has embarked on an open ended sequence of duo, trio and quartet dates, every corresponding Sunday evening. Tonight, June 25th, a quartet with Francis Vanek on saxophone, Chris Amberger on … [Read more...]

Tuesday, June 27th – 7-8:30 pm
Author Event: Gretchen Dykstra presents Pinery Boys

Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era (University of Washington Press, 2016) A newly annotated edition of a landmark 1926 collection of lumberjack song published by pioneering song collector Franz Rickaby, augmented by a … [Read more...]

Thursday, June 29th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Eric Shifrin & the In Crowd
featuring Jeff Sanford

Eric Shifrin on piano, Jeff Sanford on reeds, Paul Smith on bass, and Randy Lee Odell on drums. Does it get any better?     … [Read more...]

Friday, June 30th – 5:30-8 pm
Pier 23 Reunion Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Jerry Logas on sax, Alan Steger on piano, Bill Langlois on bass, and Bob Blankenship on drums that'll get it!   … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 1st – 7:30-10:00 pm
Wendy DeWitt, Queen of the Boogie Woogie
live at Bird & Beckett’s jazz club! when lights are low…

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Sunday, July 2nd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Darlene Langston with the Buena Vista Jazz Band
which way west? Sunday concert series

Right around the 4th of July, we always invite in the Buena Vista Jazz Band, and it's always a delight. Darlene Langston is featured on vocals! Chris Bradley, trumpet John Hunt, trombone & vocals Brian Campbell, clarinet Si Perkoff, … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 2nd – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Seducers
Classic, Outlaw & Honky Tonk Country Music

Mitch Polzak, lead guitar and vocals Joe Goldmark, pedal steel guitar Hank Maninger, bass guitar and vocals Ken Owen, drums   … [Read more...]

Four Days, Six Shows! July 6 to 9

Thursday, Ray Skjelbred & the Cubs A hot jazz quintet, Chicago style! Friday, Don Prell's Seabop Ensemble Saturday, The Graham Bruce Quintet with Madaline Duran & Grant Levin Sunday (2pm), poet Carlos Suarez reads from his new … [Read more...]

Thursday, July 6th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Ray Skjelbred & the Cubs
Hot Jazz Chicago Style
canyon moonlight series —
occasional Thursday and Sunday nights

Chicago-style, 5-piece group led by Chicago native Ray Skjelbred on piano, with Kim Cusack on clarinet, Katie Cavera on guitar, Clint Baker on bass and Jeff Hamilton on drums. All but Hamilton share the vocal duties, and do so with elan! The Cubs are … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 8th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Graham Bruce Quintet
live at Bird & Beckett’s jazz club!
when lights are low…

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents... The Graham Bruce Quintet Graham Bruce - trumpet Madaline Duran - tenor Grant Levin - piano tba - bass Andy Dillard - drums   … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 9th – 7:30-9:30 pm
…2,3,4: The Grant Levin Duo

    Pianist Grant Levin leads duo, trio and quartet dates on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sundays of each month, respectively! This sequence will go down in the annals of Bird & Beckett jazz history!! … [Read more...]