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Friday, July 29th – 5:30-8 pm
The Dave Parker Sextet returns to Bird & Beckett!

Bassist Dave Parker leads his sextet through two sets of exciting and challenging music, from Ornette Coleman to Eric Dolphy, Joe Henderson and Lee Morgan.   The Sextet this time out is: Clifford Brown III (trumpet); Rick Elmore (trombone); Hal … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 30th – 7:30-10 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
The Vinnie Rodriguez Quartet

Vinnie Rodriguez, drums, leads a quartet with trombonist Scott Larson,  pianist Larry Chinn and bassist Adam Thompson exploring music by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern and more. Scott is one of several really wonderful trombonists that … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 31st – 2 pm
Author event: Joyce Wallace Scott
Entwined: Sisters and Secrets
in the Silent World of Artist Judith Scott

Entwined is the remarkable story of “outsider” artist Judith Scott, who was institutionalized for more than thirty years before being reunited with her sister, Joyce Wallace Scott, who will be on hand today to present her book and engage in … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 31st – 4:30-6:30 pm
Erik Jekabson Quintet
which way west? Sunday concert series

The Bay Area's premier young trumpet player, Erik Jekabsen, leads his fine quintet through their paces... Erik Jekabson, trumpet Kasey Knudsen, saxophone Matt Clark, piano John Wiitala, bass Hamir Atwal, drums Here are a few minutes from the … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 31st – 7:30 pm
canyon moonlight music series
Misisipi Mike plays country hits

Misisipi Mike is joined by singer/bassist Glen Earl Brown and drummer Ken Owen to deliver a truckload of classic country songs by the likes of Ray Price, Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. … [Read more...]

Monday, August 1st – 7-9 pm
Poets Nancy Keane and Jeanne Powell
followed by an open mic
POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday, hosted by Jerry Ferraz

Nancy Keane grew up in San Francisco in the 1940s and '50s in a big family, and several of the girls developed into wonderful writers, notably including the poet Geri Digiorno up in Petaluma. For years, Nancy has run the 3300 Club, a neighborhood bar … [Read more...]

Tuesday, August 2nd – 7-9 pm
Gallery Ex Libris Opening Reception
Ava Koohbor: “Chromatic Expressions: Sculptural Installation”

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Thursday, August 4th & Sunday, August 28th – 7:30-10 pm
The Howard Alden Trio & Duo

Howard Alden is considered among the very best jazz guitarists in the nation, for good reason. We have been fortunate to present him twice in the past, and he is returning twice this August -- first joined by drummer Vince Lateano and bassist … [Read more...]

Friday, August 5th – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshopDon Prell’s Seabop Ensemble feat. Al Molina

Al Molina, trumpet Jerry Logas, sax and clarinet Don Prell, bass Vinnie Rodriguez, drums Jazz history right here! Bebop, lovely standards, fragments of old New Orleans... bass-sax-drums - from "Ornithology" to "Doxy" -- from "For All We Know" … [Read more...]

Saturday, August 6th – 7:30-10 pm
Good Vibes! The Smith Dobson Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…

The burnished sound of Milt Jackson & the MJQ finds its echo on the stage at Bird & Beckett when Smith Dobson rolls in the vibraphone. He's joined on this date by consummate San Francisco jazz players Jack Riordan (guitar), Justin Carney … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 7th – 2 pm
A Benefit for the 3300 Club
Poets & Friends Read to Support a Crucial Bar & its Staff,
closed down by a massive fire

Q. R. Hand Kim Shuck Avotcja Ed Mycue Marvin Hiemstra Gail Mitchell Lucy Lang Day Clara Hsu Bill Vartnaw Poets read for the 3300! It's a benefit, so bring some serious dough! Give 'til you feel it! Make your checks out to "3300 … [Read more...]

The week-plus in preview:
Sunday, August 7th to Monday, August 15th

After our 3300 Club benefit at 2 pm on Sunday, August 7th, you've got these 10 events to look forward to before close of business on Monday, August 15th: Sunday, 8/7 - 4:30-6:30 pm: Todd Novak & the Benny Hillbilleez return for a … [Read more...]

Thursday, August 18th – 7:00-10 pm
Live Recording Session! The Jack Tone Riordan Trio

Jack Riordan is just one of the top jazz guitarists in the region, no question, and he's playing a three-venue run of shows in the company of famed drummer Mike Davis and ace organ player Wil Blades -- at Birdland Jazzista Social Club in Oakland on … [Read more...]

mark your calendar now!!

One slip makes you a mother…
The Bad Mommies: Live!!!
…and so much larger than life!

Tuesday, August 30th – 7:30-10 pm

at Bird & Beckett!

Desperate for escape from the unrelenting agony of sleepless nights and endless days of ill-conceived parenthood... caught in a trap, I can't walk out, because I've got two children, baby!... three gorgeous women with sparkling shades hiding tired … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 3rd – 7:30-10 pm
The Al Molina Sextet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Al Molina, trumpet and flugelhorn; Al Bent, trombone; Tod Dickow, sax; Larry Chinn, piano; Fred Randolph, bass; Vince Lateano, drums. Al Molina is a San Francisco native, born in 1935 to a musical family, who first made his mark on the local … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 17 – 7:30-10 pm
Michael Parsons Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Michael Parsons is back! For a minute at least. And Bird & Beckett's got him! Pianist Michael Parsons got our "jazz club" series rolling back in July 2014, then went and fell in love, moved to Paris, and married the lovely Siham! A French work … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett in full jazz flight

Check out the article in current issue of Wingspan magazine-- the inflight magazine of All Nippon Airlines.   Book your ticket and you'll find it in the pocket of the seat back in front of you. Or click here! Bird & Beckett leads off the … [Read more...]