Friday, October 31st – 5:00 to 8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop
John Calloway Quartet

Special 5th Friday booking:  John Calloway, flute and percussion, brings in a quartet featuring Andrew Hall on piano; Mike Arnold on bass; and Brian Andres on drums. Recently, John spent time in Cuban recording studios with top local talent there … [Read more...]

jazz in the bookshop
The Bird & Beckett Bebop Band
Friday, Nov. 8, 5:30-8:00 pm
(plus, a Marcus Books update)

jazz in the bookshop is our long-running Friday evening jazz shindig... now celebrating it's 12th year!  Nearly 600 consecutive Fridays of live jazz in an intimate independent book shop. Since the beginning, drummer Jimmy Ryan has been on the … [Read more...]

jazz in the bookshop
Third Fridays 5:30 to 8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Quartet

live jazz in the bookshop every friday Beginning this July, guitarist Scott Foster leads a quartet of his own in Bird & Beckett's third-Friday-of-the-month slot... 5:30 to 8:00 pm... no cover charge, but your donations at the shows and your … [Read more...]

Noel Jewkes Quartet + The Third Quartet

Live Jazz on Sunday / Poets on Monday Sunday, July 15 - 4:30 to 6:30 pm The Noel Jewkes Quartet Noel Jewkes (reeds), Grant Levin (piano), Adam Gay (bass), Bryan Bowman (drums) -- joined for a tune on each set by vocalist Marky Quayle Noel … [Read more...]

Coming up – July 2 to July 8

Sunday, July 8 – 2:30 pm Look What the Cat Dragged in Again A CD release party for Whitman McGowan’s latest Whitman McGowan started his spoken word career reading poems at a back alley coffeehouse, The Espresso Bar in Pasadena, California, where … [Read more...]