Friday, October 13th – 5:30-8 pm
Don Alberts Quintet
jazz and bebop in the bookshop
every Friday since 2002

Ian Carey, trumpet Tod Dickow , tenor sax Don Alberts, piano John Donnelly, bass Ron Marabuto, drums … [Read more...]

Monday, October 9th – 7:30-10:00 pm
RJAM Jazz Jam!
Every 2nd Monday!

Second Mondays, Bird & Beckett hosts a jam session for the inaugural class of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's brand new jazz BMUS (Bachelor of Music) degree program. The first date, in September, was a phenomenal delight. And so it … [Read more...]

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

Tonight! Sunday, October 8th – 7:30 pm
Grant Levin / Greg D’Augelli Duo

Best 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! … [Read more...]

Tonight! Saturday, October 7th – 7:30-10 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night

Tonight: $15 to $20 sliding scale... for students: $5 The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents… Sueños-- expanding the boundaries of this jazz music! Noah Frank, trumpet;  Eli Maliwan, tenor sax;  James Mitchell, piano;  Alex Farrell, … [Read more...]

Sorry, Sunday’s Litquake event at Bird & Beckett has been cancelled 

Due to unavoidable circumstances for some of the participants, the Oct. 8 panel on literary translation from Tamil has been cancelled. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. Visit Litquake's site at this link for the full schedule. … [Read more...]