For several years until his untimely death last month, Howard Dudune shared the front line in the Chuck Peterson Quintet each fourth Friday at Bird & Beckett. Chuck and Howie both played tenor sax, with Howie doubling on clarinet and Chuck … [Read more...]
Friday, October 28th – 5:30-8 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet plays jazz in the bookshop
and pays its respects to Howie Dudune, may he rest in peace!
Saturday, October 29th – 7:30-10pm
Darren Johnston’s “Broken Shadows”
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night!
"Broken Shadows" - Darren Johnston - trumpet/voice; Dan Cantrell - accordion/voice; David Phillips - pedal-steel/voice; Miles Wick - upright bass/voice. With songs that place an emphasis on lyrics and story-telling, and with world class … [Read more...]
Walker considers the work and life of César Vallejo: Elemental Peruvian surrealist, whose book Trilce is one of the unacknowledged masterpieces of modern poetic speech, whose thematic background encompasses indigenous Andean villages, metropolitan … [Read more...]
Sunday, October 30th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Ira Kamin vs. P.C Muñoz – duo encounter!
which way west? Sunday concert series
Reprising a great match up from last year, drummer/producer PC Muñoz meets madcap aleatoric classical/free jazz pianist Ira Kamin for another afternoon of exploratory duet. Click here for a taste of their July 12, 2015 outing at Bird & … [Read more...]
Thursday, November 3rd – 8-10 pm
Mad Mama and the Bona Fide Few
playing two full sets of whiskey-soaked Americana!
in Bird & Beckett’s weekly “canyon moonlight” series
Mad Mama and The Bona Fide Few came together in San Francisco in 2011 with its current lineup -- Mad Mama, herself, on uke and vocals; Steve Egelman on guitar and vocals, Tony Velour on bass and Paul Monteiro on drums. They played their own mix of … [Read more...]