Archives for August 2016

Sunday, November 6th – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west? Sunday concert series presents
Maurice Tani & Mike Anderson
a country noir duo

Like all great songwriters/storytellers, Maurice uses humor, pathos, and spin tales of sometimes heroic, sometimes conniving, seductive and/or hapless characters. Characters deep in the throes of urban/country angst, unrequited love, … [Read more...]

Saturday, November 5th – 7:30-10 pm
Vocalist Denise Perrier & Her Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…
Saturday nights at Bird & Beckett

The voice with a heart! Denise Perrier is known for her elegant contralto, for her phrasing and swing, for her unparalleled interpretation of tunes drawn from the "Great American Songbook" -- the timeless popular music that poured out of Tin Pan … [Read more...]

Friday, November 4th – 5:30-8 pm
Seabop! Bassist Don Prell
with Al Molina, trumpet; Jerry Logas, sax; Vinnie Rodriguez, drums
jazz in the bookshop every Friday!

Don Prell captains the ship of jazz for another evening of bebop and standards. Don's been keeping this thing afloat at Bird & Beckett since late 2002, when he joined the Friday night crew. His career in jazz reaches back to the 1950s, … [Read more...]

Thursday, November 3rd – 8-10 pm
Mad Mama and the Bona Fide Few
playing two full sets of whiskey-soaked americana
in Bird & Beckett’s weekly canyon moonlight series

Mad Mama and The Bona Fide Few came together in San Francisco in 2011 with its current lineup -- Mad Mama, herself, on uke and vocals; Steve Egelman on guitar and vocals, Tony Velour on bass and Paul Monteiro on drums. They played their own mix of … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 30th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Ira Kamin vs. PC Muñoz – duo encounter!
which way west? Sunday concert series

Reprising a great match up from last year, drummer/producer PC Muñoz meets madcap aleatoric classical/free jazz pianist Ira Kamin for another afternoon of exploratory duet. Click here for a taste of their July 12, 2015 outing at Bird & … [Read more...]