Sunday, July 5th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Trad jazz blow out with the
Buena Vista Jazz Band

Why are they called "Buena Vista?" Why, it's just 'cause they look so damned good! And they play good too! Modeled on Eddie Condon's band that held forth in New York in the 30s and 40s, the Buena Vista Jazz Band plays the original American … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 4th – 7:30-10 pm
Smith Dobson & Danny Brown
tenor saxes

Two of the City's premiere young saxophonists -- Smith Dobson V and Downtown Danny Brown -- go head to head at jazz club for the 4th of July -- with bassist John Wiitala and drummer Tony Johnson┬ástoking the fire. Scale the heights of San Francisco … [Read more...]

Friday, June 26th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet

Every Friday evening at Bird & Beckett, the neighborhood -- and folks from foreign climes and Bay Area aeries -- assemble "after work" to enjoy each other's company and the work of some of the fine jazz musicians who call the Bay Area … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 20th – 8-11 pm
The Panhandlers
Funky New Orleans Jazz & Blues

jazz club! when lights are low... Every Saturday night at Bird & Beckett Aaron Leese, piano & vocals, and Chris Lauf, drums, enlist trumpeter Dave Shaff, guitarist Scott Foster and bassist Kurt Ribak for three rocking sets of funky New … [Read more...]

Friday, June 19th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Group
plays jazz in the bookshop

Guitarist Scott Foster holds down the 3rd Fridays assignment in Bird & Beckett's "jazz in the bookshop" series. Now well into its 13th year, this is truly a neighborhood jazz party par excellence. Tonight, Scott is bringing in a quartet with … [Read more...]