which way west? concert series
Sunday, Dec. 28th – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Two jazz guitarists
Duncan James & Ray Scott

Two veterans of the jazz scuffle perform solo and in duo interplay on the last Sunday of December... closing out another year of our Sunday afternoon concert series called "which way west?"   Ray and Duncan have often shared the bandstand (catch … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 9th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Tom Lander Quartet

Guitarist Tom Lander brings in a quartet including saxophonist Charlie McCarthy, bassist Chuck Bennett and drummer Tony Johnson for two sets of jazz standards and originals. All this other stuff this weekend?  Wonderful indeed.  Way beautiful! … [Read more...]

Thursday, Dec. 26th – 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Butterfly Jazz Trio
cd release!

Ready to relax a bit as the holidays wind down...and regroup before celebrating the new year?  Drift into the shop mid-day on the day after Christmas for a few sets of jazz that will put you in a solid late '50s groove...   remember those Miles … [Read more...]

Bird Lives!
Eddie Duran & Friends
Sunday, Dec. 1st, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Eddie Duran, guitar Chuck Peterson & Mad Duran, saxes Henry Hung, trumpet Dean Reilly, bass Vince Lateano, drums Back in 1952, young Eddie Duran was the house guitarist at San Francisco's Say When Club on Bush Street when Charlie Parker … [Read more...]

Friday, October 18th, 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop
The Scott Foster Ensemble

Jazz in the bookshop... every Friday without fail.  San Francisco's longest running neighborhood jazz party! Every third Friday, guitarist Scott Foster brings in a newly constituted ensemble for the occasion. Joining guitarist Scott Foster at … [Read more...]