Archives for May 2015

Saturday, July 18th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Heshima Trio featuring Gaea Schell

Bassist Heshima Mark Williams leads our 3rd Saturday dates.  He's a San Francisco native whose playing springs from thirty years’ experience of the Bay Area’s rich musical heritage.  Heshima studied under the tutelage of the first African-American … [Read more...]

Friday, July 17th – 5:30 to 8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Quartet
plays jazz in the bookshop

It's the Lost Trio plus One!  The one is our fearless and venerated leader, guitarist Scott Foster, and the trio is (are?) Philip Greenlief on reeds, Dan Seamans on bass and Tom Hassett on drums. … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 12th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Ira Kamin vs. PC Muñoz Free Jazz

Free jazz from two musicians who have been exploring new territories for decades.  Check your preconceptions at the door and enjoy a little post-Independence Day freedom -- from dogma, convention and whatever expectations you might be inclined to … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 12th at High Noon
Surf-a-Billy Swingtime
Hod Rod Blow Out!

Special command return engagement!   Todd Novak and the Benny Hillbilleez! Take singer-songwriter-guitarist Todd Novak from the Cowlicks and Cowlicks bassist Johnnie Hamilton, add drummer Martyn Jones from the Mermen, who also drums for the … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 11th – 7:30 to 10 pm
The Grant Levin Quartet
plays Bird & Beckett’s jazz club!
when lights are low…

Grant Levin will be in the shop with bassist Chris Amberger, playing informally as a duo from 4-6 pm... plan to just browse around, as the chairs won't be set out 'til 7:00 for "jazz club" -- our regular Saturday night date -- which will swing into … [Read more...]