Thursday, December 14th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Steve Stein presents Doris Williams
in an early music celebration of Christmas

An early music celebration of Christmas, with a joyous nod to the swinging 1960s. Vocals and instrumental performances on lute and harp by Doris Williams, a valued musician on the Bay Area early music scene since the late 1980s. Doris is joined on … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 10th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio
featuring Jaz Sawyer on drums and Giulio Xavier on bass
$15 cover charge

Hey, where's the snare?! Jaz & Giulio make it happen. Grant sets the stage. The music at Bird & Beckett doesn't stop. … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 10th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Darlene Langston with the Buena Vista Jazz Band
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10 to $20 suggested donation

Drummer Greg Gotelli brings in his merry six piece Chicago-style jazz band with vocalist Darlene Langston for two sets of chesnuts to roast on your open fire!     … [Read more...]

Friday, December 8th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Smith Dobson Quartet featuring Jeffrey Burr
music inspired by Paul Desmond
jazz in the bookshop — every Friday since October 2002
$10 suggested donation

Smith Dobson, saxophones Jeffrey Burr, guitar Doug Stuart, bass Jon Arkin, drums Some Ellington, some Monk, some more... through the lens of the work of the great saxophonist Paul Desmond, a long-time associate of Dave Brubeck and a player … [Read more...]

Thursday, December 7th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Randy Lee Odell presents… Jill Tracy

Jill Tracy is a San Francisco-based singer/pianist, storyteller, and “sonic archeologist” who has garnered multiple awards and a passionate following for her beautifully haunting, cinematic music, sophisticated lyrics, old-world glamour—and curious … [Read more...]