Sunday, August 23rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Take a stroll through the history of the jazz piano with Macy Blackman

Piano Professor Macy Blackman takes a musicologist's stroll through the history of jazz piano in a couple of sets on Sunday, the 23rd, with Bing Nathan on bass. Macy has often graced our stage with his band the Mighty Fines, playing the fabulous … [Read more...]

Saturday, August 22nd – 4-6 pm
Grant Levin, piano
Pepe Jacobo, drums

Twice a month, Grant Levin -- among the very best jazz pianists on the local scene -- brings in a duo partner for two sets of standards and originals.¬† For this outing, Pepe Jacobo ¬†plays drums. These duo dates make for an intimate setting that … [Read more...]

Friday, August 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Ornette in mind…

Honoring the life of a legend and ground breaking, revolutionary artist after his recent passing. Scott Foster, guitar, leads a quartet to explore Ornette Coleman's music with Jim Peterson on sax, Noah Schenker on bass, and Bryan Bowman on … [Read more...]

Saturday, August 15th – 7:30-10 pm
Heshima presents!
The Ways & Means Committee

jazz club! when lights are low . . . Heshima Mark Williams presents The Ways & Means Committee, a tight quintet that delves deep into a book of straight-ahead jazz influenced by Herbie Hancock, Jerry Gonzalez, Buster Williams, and Fort Apache … [Read more...]

Friday, July 31st – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Don Alberts Trio
jazz in the bookshop every Friday!

Pianist Don Alberts has the bebop knowledge and technique we love so well at Bird & Beckett, as well as being a prolific composer, a versatile poet, a fiction writer and a documentarian. Don has recorded several cds and has published many volumes … [Read more...]