Sunday, May 10th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Gaea Schell Quartet

Pianist Gaea Schell joined by Jeffrey Burr on guitar, John Wiitala on bass and Tony Johnson on drums. Gaea, in the judgment of Albert 'Tootie' Heath, "plays the heck out of the piano with them small hands." Known among her peers for swinging … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 3rd — 4:30-6:30 pm
The Steve Nelson Sextet
featuring Sharman Duran

Two sets of straight ahead jazz, blues, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban tunes performed by a terrific sextet led by drummer Steve Nelson, with his long-time musical collaborator Sharman Duran on piano and┬ávocals. The sextet will cover ground from Cole … [Read more...]

Saturday, May 2nd – 8-11 pm
The Smith Dobson Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Smith Dobson, a formidable young tenor sax player, leads off our Saturday "jazz club" series each month, on the first Saturday of the month. Tonight he has a stellar rhythm section -- Keith Saunders on piano Eric Markowitz on bass Tony Johnson … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 26th – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Josh Workman Quartet

We'll call this booking the after-party for the annual Glen Park Festival, which will be wrapping up just as guitarist Josh Workman is taking the stage at Bird & Beckett. Josh is bringing in a tight quartet featuring David Udolf on piano; Ravi … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 19th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Denny Berthiaume Trio

A classic piano trio date. Pianist Denny Berthiaume, bassist Chuck Bennett and drummer Curt Moore. Three veterans of the Bay Area jazz scene who have been plying these waters together for many years, all the while pursuing countless other musical … [Read more...]