Archives for February 2015

Thursday, April 16th – 7:30 pm
Jack Hirschman: Red Poet
documentary film screening & reading

"Red Poet," a film about Jack Hirschman, will be screened Thursday, April 16th at Bird & Beckett, with the director and the poet present. Red Poet is Jack Hirschman!  For five years, filmmaker Matthew Furey followed the San Francisco Poet … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 12th – 7:30 p.m.
Happy Birthday, Sam!

Raise a glass with us to Samuel Beckett, with our fine friends from PUS Theatre Company, Beckett interpreters extraordinaire and good friends of the enterprise we lovingly call "Bird & Beckett." Sam claimed to be born on Good Friday, April … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 12th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Mark Levine Trio

Mark Levine wrote the book on jazz piano... specifically, The Jazz Piano Book (Sher Music, 2005 -- but originally published in 1989), and has been instrumental in the education of many thousands of  jazz pianists... He himself studied in Boston and … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 11th – 8-11 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
Noel Jewkes
with the Grant Levin Quartet

Pianist Grant Levin leads a quartet every 2nd Saturday in our "jazz club" series-- 8-11 pm, "when lights are low..." Tonight, Grant will be featuring reed player Noel Jewkes, with the able rhythm section assistance of Joe McKinley on bass and … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 11th – 1 pm
Avotcja, 2015 Jazz Hero!

Join saxophone titan John Handy, jazz diva Denise Perrier, master trumpeter Eddie Gale and the Dynamic Miss Faye Carol (2014 Jazz Hero) -- along with Modúpue bandmates Yancie Taylor, Sandi Poindexter, Jon Jang, Heshima Mark Williams, Val Serrant and … [Read more...]