Thursday, October 5th – 5:30-7 pm
Happy hour show—The Lazy Governors
All Strings Gypsy Jazz/Western Swing/Standards

The Lazy Governors play gypsy jazz, western swing, standards... catch them at Cafe Claude, Amnesia, and now, Bird & Beckett. All strings all the time, except that there's a vocalist too... Hannah Rifkin. Otherwise, it's... Geoffrey … [Read more...]

Friday, September 29th – 5:30-8 pm
John Calloway Quartet
plays jazz in the bookshop

The Jazz Commissioner is on the job! Latin jazz specialist John Calloway brings in a quartet that's representative of the Bay Area's best and brightest -- Marco Diaz on piano, Alex Farrell on bass and Adam Coopersmith on drums. Latin, straight-ahead, … [Read more...]

. . . 2, 3, 4! duo, trio, quartet… pianist Grant Levin
2nd, 3rd & 4th Sunday evenings, every month

Tonight! Sunday, September 24th – 7:30 pm – $15 cover charge
The Grant Levin Quartet

Best damn jazz piano player ever, in your own back yard! Tatum? Mary Lou Williams? Herbie Nichols? Meet your young colleague from the North Coast. He's San Francisco's finest... And a pianist for the ages. We're not joking!  You'll … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Tin Cup Serenade
tragic songs of hope

In these tumultuous times, we need Tin Cup Serenade's tragic songs of hope more than ever. Rolf Wilkinson writes the tunes, by and large, sings them and plays guitar, Larry Leight plays trombone and Safa Shokrai plays bass. Nashville Music News … [Read more...]

Friday, September 22nd – 5:30-8 pm
230 Jones Street, Local 6, Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Talk about your San Francisco jazz… On the fourth Friday of each month, our weekly jazz in the bookshop series features The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band — once known as The Chuck Peterson Quintet — five musicians whose history on the … [Read more...]