Saturday, July 14th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The solo piano and vocals of Sharman Duran

The San Francisco International Arts Festival, presenting Sharman Duran in a trio performance this past May, noted that she is "a vocalist/songwriter comfortable with the complexities of jazz. The pairing of music of harmonic depth with lyrics … [Read more...]

Friday, July 13th – 9-11 pm
Sukhawat Ali Khan’s Shukriya Ensemble
$15 cover charge; students $5

Sukhawat Ali Khan returns to Bird & Beckett with an ensemble of musicians steeped in Sufi music and Sukhawat's own family's 600-year-old Hindustani classical musical tradition, the Sham Chorasi Gharana, best known to contemporary audiences … [Read more...]

Friday, July 13th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Grant Levin Trio
jazz in the bookshop every Friday
$10 suggested donation

Grant Levin, piano Giulio Xavier, bass Mike Mitchell, drums Two sets of piano trio jazz from three of the Bay Area's finest players. Purchase Grant Levin's latest trio cd on cdbaby: "Live in California" with bassist Greg D'Augeli and drummer … [Read more...]

Thursday, July 12th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Ray Skjelbred Trio
$15 requested cover charge ($5-20 sliding scale)

  Ray Skjelbred, piano and vocals; Clint Baker, bass and vocals; Riley Baker, drums. Ray's roots are in the blues and pianists like Joe Sullivan, Earl Hines and Art Hodes, and he plays like an angel. He's a legend in the world of … [Read more...]

Monday, July 9th – 7-9pm
Fanny Renoir presents The Kentucky Twisters
$10 cover

In association with Bird & Beckett, Fanny Renoir presents The Kentucky Twisters   The Kentucky Twisters is a six-piece bluegrass band. All six musicians are members of the California Bluegrass Association  and have been playing … [Read more...]