Thursday, June 18th – 7-10 pm
The Michael Parsons/Ulf Bjorkbom Quartet

Here on a brief visit from Paris and Oslo, pianist Michael Parsons and drummer Ulf Bjorkbom, with sax player Danny Brown and bassist Noah Schenker -- all familiar faces on the Bird & Beckett bandstand -- return to Bird & Beckett! Besides … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 7th – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west? Sunday concert series
The Gerald Beckett Quartet

Gerald Beckett - flute Gary Zellerbach - guitar Trevor Murphy - bass Greg German - drums   Originally from Texas, flutist Gerald Beckett is now a stalwart of the San Francisco music scene. Eight years of classical training at the San Francisco … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 30th – 8-11 pm
jazz club… when lights are low
Kurt Ribak Quartet

Bassist Kurt Ribak crosses genres between gigs with seemingly no effort, as comfortable in a rockabilly gig as in a gypsy jazz setting or a bebop date.  Here, we can count on Kurt to deliver “music for the jazz impurist.” Writing about Kurt's … [Read more...]

Friday, May 29th – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop
The Dave Parker Quintet

For his Bird & Beckett 5th Friday "jazz in the bookshop" date, bassist Dave Parker brings in a quintet... Clifford Brown III, trumpet; Charles Hamilton, trombone; Jerry Logas, sax; Dave Parker, bass; Greg German, drums. Music of Mingus, … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 23rd – 8-11 pm
jazz club… when lights are low
The Vinnie Rodriguez Quartet

Vinnie Rodriguez has assembled an exciting quartet to accompany him on an exploration of the trombone in modern jazz: Scott Larson, Adam Shulman and Robert Overbury. The quartet will be focusing on hard-swingin' tunes by Blue Note artists … [Read more...]