Archives for December 2016

Friday, March 31st – 5:30-8 pm
Dave Parker Septet
jazz and bebop in the bookshop
every Friday since 2002

          Clifford Brown III - trumpet Charles Hamilton - trombone, Hal Richards - tenor sax and bass clarinet, Jerry Logas - bari sax, Brad Bivens - guitar, Dave Parker - bass, Greg German - drums. … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 26th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Macy Blackman & Bing Nathan
play songs of Irma Thomas & Allan Toussaint
which way west? Sunday concert series

  Cool little duo - Macy Blackman on piano and Bing Nathan on bass - doing some massively wonderful music by the King & Queen of New Orleans Soul. Macy and his full band just put out a new cd of this material. You're in for a … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 26th – 2:30-4 pm
Walker Talks!
Kerouac and Lamantia: A Poetics of the Inner Self

Walker Brents III gives a talk at Bird & Beckett on the last Sunday of each month... always a fascinating excursion through topics literary, philosophical and otherwise. … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 25th – 7:30-10 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
Smith Dobson Quartet plays the music of Charlie Parker

Smith Dobson Quintet plays the music of Charlie Parker, surely the most influential musician in modern jazz history-- and the "Bird" in Bird & Beckett.  Smith Dobson, sax Erik Jekabson, trumpet Keith Saunders, piano John Wiitala, bass Evan … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 25th – 4-6 pm
Grant Levin Duo
with bassist Giulio Cetto

Pianist Levin and bassist Cetto have been developing a rich collaboration over the past several months, growing deeper with each outing. Grant's twice-monthly duo dates -- every second and fourth Saturday afternoon -- offer the pianist an … [Read more...]