Archives for September 2016

Saturday, November 26th – 7:30-10 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
Dr. Mwanza Furaha
& Chocolate Medicine!

Dr. Mwanza Furaha & Chocolate Medicine  An "Art Is Health" Band  featuring Mwanza Furaha, vocals; Michael McQuilkin, piano; Pierre Archain, bass; Marty Garner, drums;   jazz & soul, to take you where you need to be... good … [Read more...]

Postcards for Democracy! Swing those Electoral College voters to reason! Monday, 11/21, 6pm to 9pm

Concurrent with a poetry reading, and in the same shared bookshop space, we're providing ten stamped postcards to each person interested in sending an appeal to Electoral College members in swing states.   Respect the poetry reading going on this … [Read more...]

Monday, November 21st – 7-9 pm
Poets Charles Curtis Blackwell and Ronald Sauer
followed by an open mic

Charles Curtis Blackwell's poetry is suffused with soul, drenched with blues, sparked by jazz. His painting and drawing is likewise deep and personal. He's one of a handful of poets we know whose articulations of joy, pain and insight always jump … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 20th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Charles Thomas Quartet!

Bassist Charles Thomas covers jazz, R&B, funk, classical and many points in the musical spectrum, but it's clearly jazz that absorbs him most fully, and never more fully than when he's in the company of pianist Grant Levin and drummer Mark … [Read more...]

Dean Reilly Jazz Trio
live at Bird & Beckett’s Saturday night jazz club
November 19th, 7:30-10 pm, $10 cover charge

Dean Reilly was right at the center of the wave of San Francisco jazz that came out of North Beach in the 1950s, playing bass in Vince Guaraldi's first trio starting in 1956. In 1962, he went on the road with the Kingston Trio and that lasted for a … [Read more...]