Archives for July 2015

Sunday, August 16th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Rob Woodcock Quartet

Bassist Rob Woodcock leads the ensemble, with Riley Bandy on sax, Jordan Samuels on guitar and Jon Frank on drums. Rob was born in NYC on March 5, 1975 and grew up in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island. He began playing electric bass at the age of 15 … [Read more...]

Saturday, August 15th – 7:30-10 pm
Heshima presents!
The Ways & Means Committee

jazz club! when lights are low . . . Heshima Mark Williams presents The Ways & Means Committee, a tight quintet that delves deep into a book of straight-ahead jazz influenced by Herbie Hancock, Jerry Gonzalez, Buster Williams, and Fort Apache … [Read more...]

Friday, August 14th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Jimmy Ryan, R.I.P.
The Bird & Beckett Bebop Band
pays tribute!

Sad to say, Jimmy Ryan passed away Wednesday morning, July 8, 2015. Jimmy was long known to Bird & Beckett regulars as the featured drummer in our long-running Friday series of neighborhood jazz parties. On Jimmy’s scheduled August 14th date, … [Read more...]

Thursday, August 13th – 7:30 pm
Howard Alden Trio

Guitarist Howard Alden returns to Bird & Beckett for a trio date with bassist Peter Barshay and drummer Vince Lateano.  $20 suggested donation. … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 9th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Maurice Tani & Mike Anderson
Country Noir

Maurice Tani is a remarkable songwriter, with a deft touch that pulls all the angst of life right to the surface of his songs.  In bassist Mike Anderson, he has an assured and resonant foil on which to build his delivery of redemption songs and wise, … [Read more...]