Archives for July 2014

August 29, 30 and 31… jazz trifecta!

Live music from the Bird & Beckett bandstand three nights a week, EVERY week! Fridays, it's "jazz in the bookshop" from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Saturdays, "jazz club" from 8 to 11. Sundays, our "which way west?" concert series from 4:30 to 6:30 … [Read more...]

Friday, August 29th – 5:30-8:00 pm
CD Release! “Jazz is My Religion”
Recorded LIVE! at Bird & Beckett
The Dave Parker Quartet

Join us for a Friday evening celebration of a fantastic recording!  The Dave Parker Quartet -- with Dave on bass, Charles Hamlton on trombone, Jerry Logas on baritone sax, guest artist Hal Richards on soprano sax and Bob Marshall on drums will … [Read more...]

Monday, August 18th – 7:00 pm
POETS! Ayo Khensu-Ra
with saxophonist Ra-Ta
open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz m.c.

A voice in poetry like Ayo's does not come along often.  Attend to it and see what you find there.  Ayo's father, Ra-Ta, will ride along on saxophone.  "some kind of poetic musical endeavor…" says Ayo... "or musical poetic endeavor…whatever. Me … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Reconnaissance Fly
jazz and beyond

Aggressively whimsical and charmingly incoherent. Reconnaissance Fly deliriously mixes Spam poetry, found texts and original lyrics with jazz, progressive rock, funk, samba, free improvisation, a small Chinese gong, and an arsenal of wind instruments … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 17th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Sufi Music of the
Sukhawat Ali Khan Ensemble

which way west? Sunday afternoon concert series. Never a cover charge,  but your donations help us pay the musicians! $10 to $15 suggested for this date, but it's totally your call. Sunday, August 17th from 4:30-6:30 pm: Vocalist and harmonium … [Read more...]