Archives for March 2015

Monday, May 4th – 7 pm
POETS! 1st & 3rd Mondays
Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz

Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz share the featured slots on tonight's reading -- which coincidentally is Jerry's birthday! Jerry has been hosting our reading series for more than a dozen years, and was on the first bill of poets we ever presented … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 3rd — 4:30-6:30 pm
The Steve Nelson Sextet
featuring Sharman Duran

Two sets of straight ahead jazz, blues, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban tunes performed by a terrific sextet led by drummer Steve Nelson, with his long-time musical collaborator Sharman Duran on piano and vocals. The sextet will cover ground from Cole … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 3rd – 2 pm
Poet Tongo Eisen-Martin

Bootstrap Press's Derek Fenner presents poet Tongo Eisen-Martin with his new book, someone's dead already. About the book: "Eisen-Martin's syntax lands somewhere between Sphinx and Thelonious…through poem he makes spare, efficient, wild-eyed … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 2nd – 8-11 pm
The Smith Dobson Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Smith Dobson, a formidable young tenor sax player, leads off our Saturday "jazz club" series each month, on the first Saturday of the month. Tonight he has a stellar rhythm section -- Keith Saunders on piano Eric Markowitz on bass Tony Johnson … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 26th – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Josh Workman Quartet

We'll call this booking the after-party for the annual Glen Park Festival, which will be wrapping up just as guitarist Josh Workman is taking the stage at Bird & Beckett. Josh is bringing in a tight quartet featuring David Udolf on piano; Ravi … [Read more...]