Archives for September 2011

fingerstyle guitarist

October 2nd – Sunday, 4:30 to 6:30 pm Special guest “fingerstyle” jazz guitarist who must remain nameless! In the tradition of the famed Massey Hall concert in Toronto in 1952, where our patron saint Charlie Parker had to be billed as “Charlie … [Read more...]

Poets Lyon, Mackey, Ormerod + Suffrage

Sunday, October 2nd – 1 pm From New York: Three Poets – One Hour Brant Lyon Mary Mackey & Jane Ormerod Three poets who love to perform, on tour! Jane Ormerod called us up and said she was coming to San Francisco, and could she bring … [Read more...]

Tom Lander / Charlie McCarthy

Friday, September 30th, 5:30 to 8:00 pm Special Fifth Friday booking! The Tom Lander/Charlie McCarthy Quartet jazz in the bookshop every Friday -- since 2002! When there are five Fridays in a month, we enjoy the luxury of a special booking, and … [Read more...]

Prasant Radhakrishnan

Sunday, September 25th, 4:30 and 5:30 pm (two sets) Prasant Radhakrishnan Jazz/Carnatic Saxophone which way west? Sunday concert series Each week, the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project presents two sets of music on the stage at Bird … [Read more...]

Layla and Majnun

Sunday, September 25, 2:30 pm Walker Talks! Mad love: The Story of Layla and Majnun Walker Brents III tells the tale of Layla and Majnun -- a 7th century Arabic story, best remembered from the rendering by 12th century Persian poet Nizami. … [Read more...]