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 – 9:00-11:00 pm
Scott Amendola’s 3-in-1
Raffi Garabedian & Zach Ostroff
It’s a Fact! Amendola & Co. Surpass #F – late show!
$15 cover charge; students $10

The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project and the Jazz Philanthropists Union, with financial support from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, present Alternative Acts: Seeking Truth Above #F a series of six concerts beginning April Fools … [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...]

 Thursday, April 19th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Lisa Mezzacappa Six: COSMICOMICS Salon #1
Bookstore residency! $10 suggested donation

New music for jazz sextet by the Lisa Mezzacappa Six, inspired by Italo Calvino’s stories on the history of the universe - developed in a series of salon performances at Bird & Beckett beginning tonight and concluding Saturday, November … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, April 16th – 7-9 pm
Featured poets Ronald Sauer and Fanny Renoir
An open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz, m.c.

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