Archives for July 2014

Sunday, August 10th – 2 pm:
Publication celebration & reading
Robbie Sugg’s Koccha

Emerging poet Robbie Sugg will be joined by John Landry and Marina Lazzara for a celebratory reading on the occasion of the release of Robbie's first collection of poems. Koccha, (Days Eye Press, 2014) is titled after the Miwok word for "house" or … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 10th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Betty Shaw Quartet
which way west? Sunday concert series

Betty Shaw, piano Bob Kenmatsu, sax Robb Fisher, bass Ron Marabuto, drums. Betty Shaw's love & deep understanding of jazz has led her to play anywhere, anytime, with top flight collaborators – with a commitment born of nothing so much as … [Read more...]

which way west? Sunday concert series
August 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm:
Vocalist Sherri Roberts
with the David Udolf Trio

Sherri Roberts sings jazz and unusual standards, backed by a superlative trio led by pianist David Udolf, with Chris Amberger on bass and Jim Zimmerman on drums. A jazz-oriented singer with a warm, inviting voice, Sherri has established herself as … [Read more...]

jazz in the bookshop Every Friday!
August 1st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Don Prell’s Seabop Ensemble

Bassist Don Prell is the epitome of West Coast jazz... learning the trade in L.A. in the early 1950s and performing for years as a core member of saxophonist Bud Shank's quartet.  Along with pianist Claude Williamson and drummer Chuck Flores, the … [Read more...]

POETS! Monday, August 4th, 7 pm
featured poet: Steve Carolan
followed by an open mic

Featured poets plus an open mic twice a month at Bird & Beckett -- on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.  Jerry Ferraz  hosts.  All welcome to read in the open mic.   Tonight's featured poet, Steve Carolan, is a North Beach denizen, … [Read more...]