Archives for March 2017

Monday, August 7th – 7-9 pm
POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Donnelle McGee and Vincent Meis
Two featured writers followed by an open mic

Donnelle McGee reads recent poems and other work. Vincent Meis reads from his novel, Deluge (Fallen Bros. Press, 2016). Donnelle McGee is a Jimi Hendrix freak and wishes he could dunk a basketball. He earned his MFA from Goddard College. He is … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 6th – 7:30-10:00 pm
The Seducers
Classic, Outlaw & Honky Tonk Country Music

Joe Goldmark, pedal steel, leads a country music supergroup, with Mitch Polzak on lead guitar and vocals, Hank Maninger on bass guitar and vocals, and Kenny Owen, the Haiku Cowboy, on drums. Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams and a fistful … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 6 – 4:30-6:30 pm
Richard Sears Trio
which way west? Sunday concert series

Bay Area-raised, Brooklyn-based pianist Richard Sears possesses an original voice as an improvisor and composer. His composition has been recognized by grants from the Aaron Copland Fund and the Los Angeles Jazz Society. As a performer, Richard has … [Read more...]

Saturday, August 5th – 7:30-10:00 pm
John Calloway Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…
$15 cover charge

The Jazz Commissioner is on the job! Latin jazz specialist John Calloway brings in a quartet. Latin, straight-ahead, bebop and beyond! John's most recent album, "Asere Ko," was recorded in Cuba and the Bay Area with top musicians in both locales. … [Read more...]

Friday, August 4th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Don Prell’s SeaBop Ensemble
plays jazz in the bookshop

Bassist Prell got his start in L.A. in the 1950s, traveling for several years as a member of the Bud Shank Quartet. He's been a cornerstone of the Bird & Beckett Friday night jazz series since its inception in 2002, and leads a group here on the … [Read more...]