Saturday, March 17th– 7:30 -10:00 pm
Sandor y su Mecanica, feat. Fito Reinoso
jazz club! when lights are low…
$20 cover charge; students $5

Dale timba pa que suena! Sandor y su Mecanica Fito Reinoso, tres & lead vocals Sandy Perez, congas Juan Ceballos. magic flute Gabriel Navia, bass Sandor Moss, drumset   … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 18th – 2:00-3:30 pm
Susan Dambroff reads from
Conversations with Trees

In Conversations with Trees, Susan Dambroff examines the dualities hidden deep within the human heart and how those dualities are in dialogue with one another. These are tender poems which stand as witness to the passions of both pain and beauty. The … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 18th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Jinx Jones Jazz Trio
which way west? Sunday concert series

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Sunday, March 18th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Nashville Honeymoon
canyon moonlight series —
occasional Thursday and Sunday nights

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POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, March 19th – 7-9 pm
Featured poet Tamsin Smith
An open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz, m.c.

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Thursday, March 22nd – 5:30-6:30 pm
Book event: Rock & Roll Priest Harry Schlitt
presents his memoirI’ll Never Tell

" "Father Harry," Msgr. Harry G. Schlitt, got his start in the rock & roll side of the Catholic Church (or maybe created it) in the 1970s in Springfield, Missouri. He'll tell a sliver of the tale and sign books at Bird & Beckett March 22nd … [Read more...]

Thursday, March 22nd – 7:30 pm
Poet Neeli Cherkovski reads from his new collection
Elegy for My Beat Generation

Neeli Cherkovski, born Neeli Cherry in San Bernardino California in 1945. was an integral part of the mid-1960s Los Angeles poetry scene, edited a literary magazine there with Charles Bukowski called "Laugh Literary and Man the Humping Guns" and came … [Read more...]

Friday, March 23rd – 5:30-8:00 pm
230 Jones Street Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

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Friday, March 23rd – 9:00 pm
Sandor y su Mecanica featuring pianist Eduardo Corzo
$20 cover charge; students $5

David    Eduardo Corzo, piano & original compositions David Pinto, bass Sandor Moss, drumset … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 24th– 7:30-10:00 pm
Ian Carey’s Takoyaki Four
jazz club! when lights are low…
Every Saturday night!
$20 cover charge tonight; students $5

Ian Carey, trumpet James Mahone, saxophone Adam Shulman, piano Hamir Atwal, drums. Supported by Jazz in the Neighborhood's Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund.   … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 25th – 2:30-4 pm
Walker Talks!

Walker Brents III plumbs the poetic psyche of Gary Snyder. … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 25th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio, featuring
David Ewell and Jeff Minnieweather
$10-15 suggested donation; students $5

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Sunday, March 25th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Billy Higgins Legacy Band

  Sandi Poindexter, violin David Udolf, piano Ron Belcher, bass Myron Cohen, drums   … [Read more...]

Wednesday, March 28th – 7:00-9:00 pm
A talk by Cuban composer Camilo Moreira Coro

A fine guitarist who has shifted his focus to education and composition, Camilo Moreiro Coro is a summa cum laude graduate of the Cuba’s top performing arts school University of the Arts (ISA) where he was recognized by the faculty as the best … [Read more...]

Thursday, March 29th – 7-9pm
Treyf Pesach
Hilton Obenzinger
with Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes
A Reading, A Party & Some Jazz

Blasphemy is holy—and exciting, outrageous literature in Hilton Obenzinger's new book Treyf Pesach (Unkosher Passover). Join Hilton, and jazz musicians Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes, at Bird & Beckett on Thursday. March 29th for … [Read more...]

Friday, March 30th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Dave Parker Sextet
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

Clifford Brown III, trumpet Charles Hamilton, trombone Hal Richards, tenor sax and bass clarinet Jerry Logas, baritone sax Dave Parker, bass Pepe Jacobo, drums w/guest lyricist Scribe Sayar … [Read more...]

Friday, March 30th – 9:00 pm
The Lost Trio
$20 cover charge; students $10

Philip Greenlief, reeds Dan Seamans, bass Tom Hassett, drums two decades redefining the jazz standard   … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 31st– 7:30-10:00 pm
Erik Jekabson Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…
Every Saturday night!
$20 cover charge tonight; students $5

Erik Jekabson, trumpet Dave Ellis, saxophones Dave Mac Nab, guitar John Wiitala, bass David Flores, drums Another fabulous night at jazz club! when lights are low... $20 cover charge tonight. Thanks for supporting the music! … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 1st – 4:30-6:30 pm
$10-15 suggested donation; students $5

Ouroboros; Sheldon Brown, saxophone; Clark Coolidge, drums; Andrew Joron, theremin; Joseph Noble, saxophone. Thanks to Zellerbach Foundation for augmenting the performers' guarantees in a series of six concerts (beginning with this one) that … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, April 2nd – 7-9 pm
Poets Xxavier Edward Carter, Sun English, Jr. and Tongo-Eisen Martin. Open mic follows

Xxavier Edward Carter is an artist and writer from Dallas, Texas. His written work is heavily influenced by the poetry of Amiri Baraka, the artistic works of Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries, and a love for the plays of Shakespeare. In middle school … [Read more...]

Two Shows Every Friday!
Jazz in the Bookshop from 5:30-8:00
And then: The Late Show! Friday nights at 8:30 pm

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