Archives for October 2015

Saturday, December 19th – 7:30-10 pm
The Jazzling Twintet

Heshima Mark Williams presents The Jazzling Twintet at Bird & Beckett's Saturday night jazz club... Vivian Warkentin, violin, is Assistant Concertmaster of Oakland Symphony, and an active freelancer. She’s studied jazz with David … [Read more...]

Friday, December 18th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Quartet
plays songs of home, friends and family
jazz in the bookshop

Trumpeter Darren Johnston makes his Bird & Beckett debut, with Noah Schenker on bass and Omar Aran on drums.  Guitarist Scott Foster leads the date, as he does every third Friday of the month. Since settling in San Francisco in 1997, … [Read more...]

Thursday, December 17th – 7 pm
Writer Annette Leddy
Earth Still, a novel

Annette Leddy is a fiction writer and curator. These two vocations converge in her novel Earth Still, which tells the story of Patricia, a museum curator and the mother of a young son, who falls for a new neighbor, Rennie, in the aftermath of an … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 13th – 7:30 pm
Canyon Moonlight Music
The Seducers

The Seducers play every Second Sunday in Bird & Beckett’s weekly “Canyon Moonlight Music” series.  The band features guitarist and vocalist Mitch Polzak, pedal steel guitarist Joe Goldmark, singer and bassist Eddie Kendrick and drummer Kenny … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 13th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Trad Jazz Holiday!
The Buena Vista Jazz Band

A great septet playing the music of New Orleans when jazz was young.  Andrew Storar, trumpet; John Hunt, trombone; Don Neely, clarinet; Duncan James, guitar; Si Perkoff, piano; Al Obidinski, bass and Greg Gotelli, drums. … [Read more...]