Friday, November 23rd:
The Chuck Peterson Quintet
with vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits

Friday, November 23rd – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday without fail, since October 2002!
Never a cover charge, but your generous
donations make it possible for us to pay the musicians.
All ages welcome!

This week, it’s the 230 Jones Street, Local Six Literary Jazz Band, also known as The Chuck Peterson Quintet, led by the tenor sax man who founded our series ten short years (and 520+ consecutive Fridays) ago!  Chuck is joined by his close friend and erstwhile mentor Howard Dudune on reeds, guaranteeing a cooking front line.  They’re ably backed by compatriots Glen Deardorff on guitar, Dean Reilly on bass and Tony Johnson on bass — and joined by the marvelous vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits.  Dorothy was singing on the stage of Harlem’s Apollo Theatre back in the halcyon 1950s, when the guys in the band were getting their start as professional musicians in fabled San Francisco venues.  Bring the family down, and extend your Thanksgiving festivities at Bird & Beckett!