Tuesday, April 17th– 7:30-10:00 pm
Ken Fowser Quintet featuring trumpeter Josh Bruneau

"Ken Fowser’s fluid phrasing and melodic approach to improvising developed as a result of his exposure to the rich musical legacy of the Philly Sound, following in time with the rhythmic footsteps of John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Philly Joe … [Read more...]

Friday, April 20th – 5:30-8 pm
Don Alberts Trio
jazz and bebop in the bookshop
every Friday since 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

  Don Alberts, an extraordinary bop-influenced jazz pianist and a prolific writer in many veins - whether music, poetry, fiction,  or cultural history, leads a dynamic trio that loves to swing and is ready to go in any direction afforded by … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 8th – 2:00 pm
Joseph Maviglia – mostly words without music, and some with
essayist, poet, singer/songwriter

Canadian poet, guitarist and songwriter Joseph Maviglia's visit to Bird & Beckett has been four years in the making! His collection, Critics Who Know Jack (Urban Myths, Media and Rock and Roll) was published in Guernica Editions' "Essential … [Read more...]

Saturday, March 31st– 7:30-10:00 pm
Erik Jekabson Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…
Every Saturday night!
$20 cover charge tonight; students $5

Erik Jekabson, trumpet Dave Ellis, saxophones John Wiitala, bass Evan Hughes, drums Another fabulous night at jazz club! when lights are low... $20 cover charge tonight. Thanks for supporting the music! … [Read more...]

Thursday, March 29th – 7-9pm
Treyf Pesach
Hilton Obenzinger
with Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes
A Reading, A Party & Some Jazz

Blasphemy is holy—and exciting, outrageous literature in Hilton Obenzinger's new book Treyf Pesach (Unkosher Passover). Join Hilton, and jazz musicians Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes, at Bird & Beckett on Thursday. March 29th for … [Read more...]