Saturday, February 2nd – 7:30–10:00 pm
The Hard Bop Collective
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents... The Hard Bop Collective Daniel Casares, tenor sax; Jordan Samuels, guitar; Tomoko Funaki, bass Austin Lee Harris, drums Swingin' and boppin' since 2011 for San Francisco's party set! Come … [Read more...]

Friday, February 1st – 9:00-11:00 pm,
our late show returns, for one night only, to present
Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
~ ~ ~ The “Be Known” Tour ~ ~ ~
Welcome to Black History Month!

Bird & Beckett is pleased to welcome Kahil and the Ensemble back for its third annual appearance on our stage! And that's not counting the date when Kahil brought saxophone titan David Murray in for a duo date back in 2017! The EHE is on tour … [Read more...]

Friday, February 1st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Rob Reich Swings Left
Album Release!
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since 2002

Rob Reich - piano; Andrew Stephens - trumpet; Ben Goldberg - clarinet; Ollie Dudek - bass; Eric Garland - drums. Brand new cd! This is a fabulous band that plays for swing dancers from its own unique bag... well worth listening to in Bird & … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 27th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio, featuring
Chris Amberger and Jeff Minnieweather
$10-15 suggested donation; students $5

Grant Levin, piano; Chris Amberger, bass; Jeff Minnieweather, drums. Like a fine Teddy Wilson trio record, this afternoon will delight you. Guaranteed! … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 27th – 2:30-4:00 pm
Walker Talks!
The 12th century Persian poet, Attar

Attar, "the perfumer," allegorist of the heart in its many voices and guises as it wanders its way toward the deep truth. The inspirational abundance of this timeless poet transvalues all notions of genre, imparting strength and grace to contemporary … [Read more...]