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The Lost Trio

Friday, 5:30-8 pm, September 30. Phillip Greenlief, sax Dan Seamans, bass Tom Hassett, drums Hank Williams and Herbie Nichols, Billy Strayhorn and Nino Rota, Irving Berlin and Joni Mitchell, Beck and Bjork.  And that was just where they stood … [Read more...]

Invisible Guy

7:30-10 pm. Saturday, October 1st. $10 cover charge. “Melody is the knife that cuts through to truth. Then there is the importance of breath, and personal expression.” -- Michael Coleman In the early 1990s, Ben Goldberg made a mark with his … [Read more...]

Grant Levin Trio

Sunday night, 8-10 pm. October 2nd. No cover charge on Sundays, but bring your money anyway. Musicians gotta eat, cover charge or no. In this instance,  accompanying picture notwithstanding,, no horn. R.I.P. Terrance! Tell Howie we said … [Read more...]

Monday, October 3rd – 7-9 pm
Stars of Bay Area Poetry turn out to benefit KPFA!

Avotcja Jerry Ferraz Francisco Herrera Genny Lim Kayla Marin Kim Shuck Bill Vartnaw plus open mic! Stars of Bay Area Poetry read to benefit KPFA!     More headliners as they confirm, so stay tuned! Don't touch that … [Read more...]

On tap Oct. 6th to Oct. 17th:

GG Amos West Coast Blues Trio, Thursday, October 6th, 8 pm Seabop & Tales of the Jazz Life,  Friday, October 7th, 5:30 pm Grant Levin Duo, Saturday, October 8th, 4 pm Smith Dobson Quartet, Saturday, October 8th, 7:30 pm Smooth Toad plays … [Read more...]

GG3 plays West Coast Blues

Thursday, October 6th, 8-10 pm. Parris Bertolucci on keys and Randy Lee Odell on drums join phenomenal guitarist, singer and blues composer, GG Amos for two sets of blues solidly in the West Coast tradition. West Coast blues was spawned in the … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 9th – 4:30-6:30 pm
LITQUAKE COMES TO BIRD & BECKETT!!
Smooth Toad: Twisted Roots, Cast Iron Crooning & L’try Tomfoolery!

Smooth Toad presents the dusty American folk ragas of surrealist/dada poet G. P. Skratz, romantic fiddler/bard Hal Hughes, and legendary theater artist Bob Ernst.   The trio weaves an authentic collaboration that conjures original hymns … [Read more...]

mark your calendar!
Saturday, October 15th – 7:30-10 pm
Idris Ackamoor ☥ the Pyramids
We Be All Africans – the new album!
jazz club! when lights are low…

Featuring Idris Ackamoor on saxophones; Sandy Poindexter, violins and vocals;Skyler Stover, acoustic and electric bass; Sandor Moss, drums; Raul Ramirez, congas & drums; Bobby Cobb, guitar. Idris Ackamoor continues his intergalactic musical … [Read more...]

So long, Howie…

Howard Dudune passed away Saturday, and all that are left are memories... and fortunately, at least one magnificent recording; undoubtedly more. Howie was a joy to hear from the first, a talent you could scarcely comprehend, joyfully exquisite time … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett in full jazz flight

Check out Joel Sackett's article and photographs in 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 … [Read more...]

Happy at home in Glen Park… thanks for noticing, Hoodline!

 Inside Bird And Beckett Story by Stephen Jackson, Hoodline, July 30, 2016 If you're in Glen Park and looking to expand your cultural horizons, your safest bet is to head over to Bird and Beckett Books and Records. The name, derived … [Read more...]