Sunday, June 24th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Caili O’Doherty Quartet
$15 cover charge; students $5

Pianist Caili O'Doherty is out from NYC to teach at the Stanford Jazz Workshop and brings in a quartet that includes Bay Area stalwarts Steven Lugerner on saxophone and Giulio Xavier on bass, with Caili's fellow New Yorker & running buddy Cory … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Tom Huber’s String Herders
$10 donation requested; students $5

    The String Herders have constructed a fresh take on Americana - corralling diverse influences such as Bill Frisell, Jim Campilongo and Duke Ellington. Tom Huber & Kurt Stevenson (guitars) Larry Luthi & Huntley Barad … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 23rd – 7:30 pm
Graham Bruce’s Seventh Avenu
jazz club! when lights are low…
$20 cover charge; $10 for students

Seventh Avenu (final e optional) makes its third appearance at Bird & Beckett! A North Bay-based septet, Seventh Avenu features vibist Dan Neville and the 4-horn arrangements of trumpeter/bassist Graham Bruce. It's a seven-piece jazz … [Read more...]

Friday, June 22nd – 9:00-10:30 pm
The Pipes – the late show!
$15 cover charge; students $5

  Darren Johnston, trumpet Cory Wright & Stephen Lugerner, bass clarinets   … [Read more...]

Friday, June 22nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5
pay only what you can, but help us pay the band!

The legacy band! Chuck Peterson put this unit together several years ago, as a fresh iteration in a direct line of evolution from the earliest days of Bird & Beckett Friday evening jazz... Now, its core line-up sports Ray Loeckle on tenor … [Read more...]