Concert Calendar

Our Sunday concert format:

  • Doors open at 3:30 pm; Music starts at 4:30 pm
  • Two one-hour sets with intermission, ends at approximately 7:00 pm
  • Catered meals, small plates, and bar available 3:30-6:00 pm
  • Advance online ticketing available through Saturday
  • Tickets sold only at the door on Sunday (higher price than online)
  • All seats reserved, purchase early for best price and selection


2018 Winter Series

On sale Dec 22, 9:00 am (Pre-sale for qualifying members: Dec 8–21 via email)

 

LEW TABACKIN TRIO
SUNDAY JANUARY 14, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Multiple GRAMMY® nominee and DownBeat poll winner Lew Tabackin is described as "one of the few jazz musicians who has been able to develop completely different musical personalities on two instruments.” (Scott Yannow) Lew’s delicate flute playing contrasts with his hard bop style on sax. His credits include dozens of albums, classic big bands led by Cab Calloway and Maynard Ferguson, the Doc Severinson studio band, and the award-winning big band formed with his wife, the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra. Just off recent tours of Europe and Japan, Lew returns to the Bach with his Trio to open our Winter Series.

Lew Tabackin –Sax/Flute; Boris Kozlov – Bass; Mark Taylor – Drums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHsmZRIIU98 

 

Advance ticketing: Adults $45/35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $55, Students $35

 

 


WALLACE RONEY QUINTET
SUNDAY JANUARY 28, 2018 @ 4:30PM

With his formative years rooted in both classical and jazz traditions, Wallace Roney was mentored by Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis. He went on to earn a GRAMMY® for his work on A Tribute to Miles, in collaboration with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, and Ron Carter. An alumnus of Art Blakey’s big band and the Jazz Messengers, Roney has achieved movie credits in addition to in impressive collection of albums as both leader and sideman. Roney returns to the Bach to continue adding to the jazz music legacy in a show you won’t want to miss.

Wallace Roney – Trumpet; Ben Solomon – Saxophone; Oscar Williams – Piano; Curtis Lundy – Bass; Eric Allen – Drums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVLfYWCgYJE 

Advance ticketing: Adults $45/35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $55, Students $35

 

 


TERRENCE BREWER’S ACOUSTIC GUITAR QUARTET
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Recently proclaimed “the San Francisco Bay area’s #1 Jazz Guitarist,” multiple award-winning guitarist Terrence Brewer was inducted into the Pittsburg Arts and Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2016. (David Becker) Terrence Brewer is a bandleader, producer, performer, and educator who has recorded and produced 10 nationally acclaimed albums, with the most recent 6 albums racking a combined 125+ weeks on the National JazzWeek Radio charts weekly top 50. Having performed to sold-out crowds at the 52nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s, and SFJAZZ, Brewer brings his quartet to the Bach for a night to remember.

Terrence Brewer – Guitar; Ken Husbands – Guitar; Justin Carney – Acoustic Bass; Micah McClain – Percussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QCuOTBLlvQ 

 

Advance ticketing: Adults $35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $45, Students $35

 

 


GEORGE COLLIGAN TRIO
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Returning to the Bach after a wonderful performance with Buster Williams last summer, world-renowned pianist and composer George Colligan leads his Trio. Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but an artist who has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist (drums, trumpet, organ, keyboards), composer, accompanist, teacher and bandleader. A recent DownBeat Critics Poll winner for keyboard, Colligan’s talents are in high demand as he’s recorded over 130 albums and counting. This Trio is sure to entertain!

George Colligan – Piano; Dave Robaire – Bass; Steve Hass – Drums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7uR5p1TfhQ

 

Advance ticketing: Adults $35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $45, Students $35

 


DR. LONNIE SMITH TRIO
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Bach with his ever popular Hammond B-3. Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer, and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over 5 decades, he has been featured on over 70 albums and has performed with a virtual “who’s who” of the greatest jazz, blues, and R&B giants of the industry. Hailed as a “living musical icon,” Jazz Times magazine describes him as “a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a turban!” It’s no surprise that Dr. Smith’s fan base is truly worldwide!

Dr. Lonnie Smith – Hammond B3 organ; Jonathan Kreisberg – Guitar; TBA – Drums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=myPAN0sNP3A 

 

Advance ticketing: Adults $45/35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $55, Students $35

 

 


VERONICA SWIFT WITH THE BENNY GREEN TRIO
SUNDAY MARCH 4, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Celebrating the release of their new album, No Regrets, Veronica Swift debuts at the Bach with the Benny Green Trio. A regular at New York’s Birdland Jazz Club, Swift is being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. Debuting with Jazz at Lincoln Center at age 11, Veronica placed 2nd in the prestigious Thelonius Monk Jazz Competition in 2015. In collaboration with Benny Green, one of the most exciting hard-bop pianists to emerge from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Swift will have us all singing to close out the Winter series!

Veronica Swift – Vocals; Benny Green – Piano; TBD – Bass; TBD – Drums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=16&v=dfaGONKrkWo 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrkmEyMbh6U

Advance ticketing: Adults $45/35, Students $30 (25 & under with ID);
Door: Adults $55, Students $35

 

 

 

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