Upcoming Performances

Peter Erskine Trio Featuring Bob Sheppard:  Sunday May 31 @ 4:30pm *** SOLD OUT ****

Peter Erskine TrioTwo time GRAMMY award winner Peter Erskine is a legend amongst jazz drummers of our time.  He returns to the Bach with trio members Alan Pasqua and Darek Oles, along with master saxophonist Bob Sheppard.  This concert debuts the 2015 Summer Series with a musical excellence that well continues the Bach tradition.

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Benny Green Trio:  Sunday June 7 @ 4:30pm

Benny GreenJazz luminary Benny Green was born in NYC, grew up in Berkeley, and has become one of the most sought out pianists on the jazz scene today.  He was a favored member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and has performed with Betty Carter, Freddie Hubbard and Ray Brown to name a few.  He and his trio step out as guardians of a legacy personally handed to him by his mentors.

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Dafnis Prieto Sextet:  Sunday June 14 @ 4:30pm

Dafnis-Prieto'From Cuba, Dafnis Prieto's arrival in the U.S. has been compared to that of an asteroid hitting New York. The winner of a 2011 MacArthur Fellowship, his revolutionary drumming techniques have had a powerful impact on the Latin and Jazz music scene.  He has played with the greats like Henry Threadgill, Eddie Palmieri, Chico and Arturo O'Farrill, Michel Camilo, Chucho Valdez, Claudia Acuña, Roy Hargrove, Don Byron and Andrew Hill to name a few.  He and his sextet are sure to light a fire at this, his first appearance at the Bach.

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Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Tiffany Austin:  Sunday June  28 @ 4:30pm

Marcus ShelbyMarcus Shelby is a bandleader, composer, arranger, bassist, educator, and activist who has led ensembles of every size in presenting the finest music heard anywhere.  He has been commissioned to write for ensembles across the nation, and in this salute to Ellington and Ella he returns to the Bach with his renown orchestra featuring the much heralded vocalist Tiffany Austin.

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