Archives for October 2014

Friday, January 16th – 5:30-8 pm
jazz in the bookshop — every Friday!
The Scott Foster Trio

Scott Foster, guitar. Lorenzo Farrell, organ. Omar Aran, drums. On the third Friday of each month, Scott Foster puts together an ensemble for our end-of-the-work-week jazz party.  This month he's concocted a sweet little organ trio that will put … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 11th — 4:30-6:30 pm
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod
ragtime and other early guitar styles

Exuberant music by two masters of styles long forgotten by the popular audience. Craig has had a decades-old obsession with investigating the music he's found in the grooves of dusty stacks of 78s.  He plays a whole lot of guitar; in fact, is … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 11th – Noon to 1:30 pm
The B-Stars Trio!
Western Swing at the B&B
Surf-a-billy Swing Time Dance Party

The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based Americana combo that stirs up a hearty stew of honky tonk and hillbilly hits for your listening and dancing pleasure. With nods to the country and western stars of the late 1940s and 1950s, these sharp-suited … [Read more...]

Saturday, January 10th – 8-11 pm
Grant Levin Quartet
jazz club! — when lights are low…

Pianist and composer Grant Levin assembles an ensemble each week to explore the jazz canon and present his own compositions.  This week, he's joined by saxophonist Jonathan Bautista, bassist Ollie Dudek and drummer Hamir Atwal -- wonderful musicians … [Read more...]

Thursday, January 8th – 8:00 pm
Novellas-in-Flash: A Reading
Pokrass / Teel / Bower

A reading by contributors to the new anthology, My Very End of the Universe: a celebration and study of an increasingly popular genre: the novella-in-flash, a novella built of standalone flash stories. The novellas in this collection—Betty Superman … [Read more...]