jazz in the bookshop
Friday, December 4th — 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Don Prell’s Seabop Ensemble

We've been doing it since late 2002 -- never missed a Friday -- and on it goes! Bassist Don Prell's Seabop Ensemble plays the first Friday of each month in our "jazz in the bookshop" series. This evening: Guitarist Ray Scott joins SeaBop … [Read more...]

November 27th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet
jazz in the bookshop every Friday

Talk about your San Francisco jazz...  On the fourth Friday of each month, our weekly jazz in the bookshop series features The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band — aka The Chuck Peterson Quintet -- five musicians whose history on the local … [Read more...]

Friday, June 12th, 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Jimmy Ryan’s
Bird & Beckett Bebop Band
plays jazz in the bookshop

On the second Friday of each month, jazz in the bookshop features The Jimmy Ryan Quintet aka The Bird & Beckett Bebop Band! In June, Jimmy's band features Stu Pilorz, trombone Joe Cohen, tenor sax Don Alberts, piano Bishu Chatterjee, … [Read more...]

Friday, May 8th – 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Jimmy Ryan Quintet
plays jazz in the bookshop

On the second Friday of each month, jazz in the bookshop features The Jimmy Ryan Quintet aka The Bird & Beckett Bebop Band!  Tonight, tenor sax player Joe Cohen and trombonist Stu Pilorz hold center stage, with Don Alberts on piano and Aaron Cohn … [Read more...]

Friday, March 13 – 5:30-8 pm
Scott Foster Ensemble:
Rummaging in Dexter’s Bag

Guitarist Scott Foster leads a quartet through tunes associated with the great tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon. We're talkin' the great David Boyce on sax (think Broun Fellinis, but then think Dexter!), plus Noah Schenker on bass and Omar Aran on … [Read more...]