Concert Calendar

Our Sunday concert format:

  • Doors open at 3:30 pm; Music starts at 4:30 pm
  • Two one-hour sets with intermission, typically ends 7:00–7:30 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

 

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; Johnathan Blake – 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

SOLD OUT - please check back for updates during concert week

 

 


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; David Wong – Bass; Kenny Washington – 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
SOLD OUT - please check back for updates during concert week

 



The Bach Announces the 2018 Spring Series


On sale March 2 @ 9:00am  

(Pre-sale now in progress. Members please check your email or contact us at members@bachddsoc.org to request a ticketing link)

 

KATIE THIROUX TRIO
Sponsored by Dave & Barb Karlin
SUNDAY MARCH 25, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Rising star Katie Thiroux debuts at the Bach with her Trio to open the Spring Series. Thiroux carries on the hard-swinging tradition of bass masters Ray Brown and John Clayton, while channeling the buoyant vocal finesse of Ella Fitzgerald. Her 2015 debut album, Introducing Katie Thiroux, received several awards including "Debut Record of the Year" from the Huffington Post, All About Jazz, and the Jazz Journalists Association. Katie’s latest recording, Off Beat, has already been cited by DownBeat as one of the “Best Albums of 2017.” Come to catch this rising star!

Katie Thiroux – Bass and Vocals; Justin Kauflin – Piano; Matt Witek –Drums

Video link coming soon

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


BENNY GOLSON QUARTET
SUNDAY APRIL 8, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Jazz icon Benny Golson returns to the Bach with his Quartet.  Golson has played in the bands of Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Earl Bostic, and Art Blakey. As the only living jazz artist to have written 8 standards for jazz repertoire, he has more than 30 albums and 300 compositions to his credit during his 60+ year career. This humble musical giant continues to impress critics, fans and fellow musicians with his prodigious contributions to the world of jazz. This is a show you won’t want to miss!

Benny Golson – Saxophone; Sharp Radway – Piano; Corcoran Holt Bass; John Lamkin – Drums

Video link coming soon

Photo credit Lisa Stein

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


JOSH NELSON GROUP, FEATURING ANTHONY WILSON & KATHLEEN GRACE
Member Appreciation Event All Welcome
SUNDAY APRIL 15, 2018, 2016 @ 4:30PM

Pianist-composer-bandleader Josh Nelson has performed with some of the most respected names in jazz, including Benny Golson, John Clayton, and Peter Esksine. Josh returns to the Bach on the heels of his 2017 album release, The Sky Remains, which is a love letter to his hometown of Los Angeles.  The third installment in his multi-media Discovery Project, the album unearths hidden gems and little known stories behind Griffith Park, the Pacific Ocean Park, and Olympian Mack Robinson, among others.  Come enjoy one of Pete’s favorites!

Josh Nelson – Piano; Anthony Wilson – Guitar; Kathleen Grace – Vocals; Alex Boneham – Bass; Dan Schnelle  – Drums

Video link coming soon

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


TERENCE BLANCHARD, FEATURING THE E-COLLECTIVE
SUNDAY APRIL 22, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Multiple GRAMMY® winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard returns to the Bach with his band, the E-Collective. A veteran of the Art Blakey Messengers, Blanchard’s solo career includes dozens of albums and movie soundtracks. His latest album, 2015’s highly acclaimed Breathless, features layered grooves teeming with funk, R&B, and blues. The anticipated release of Caravan builds on Breathless, featuring music of hope and healing. Welcome back to the Bach, Terence!

Terence Blanchard – Trumpet; Charles Altura – Guitar; Fabian Almazan – Piano; David Ginyard, Jr. – Bass; Oscar Seaton – Drums

Video link coming soon

Photo credit Nathalie Raffet

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


VIJAY IYER TRIO
Sponsored by the Brooks Family: Gordy, Emilie, Miles & Hugh

SUNDAY APRIL 29, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Multiple GRAMMY® nominated pianist and composer Vijay Iyer debuts at the Bach with his Trio. Described as “one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today,” Iyer was voted both Artist of the Year and Pianist of the Year by DownBeat. His Trio was voted Jazz Group of the Year, with their albums winning #1 album of the year awards in both DownBeat and Jazz Times. As Howard Reich wrote, "The three players practically have become a single rhythmic organism...one of the great rhythm units of the day." (Chicago Tribune)

Vijay Iyer – Piano; Stephan Crump – Bass; Marcus Gilmore – Drums

Video link coming soon

Photo credit Lynne Harty

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am

 


BRUBECK BROTHERS
SUNDAY MAY 6, 2018 @ 4:30PM

The Brubeck Brothers have been making music together all their lives.  Cutting their first album in 1966, Drummer Dan and bassist-trombonist-composer Chris have explored a variety of styles with their father, jazz giant Dave Brubeck; as sidemen in other groups; and more recently with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. All About Jazz says, “The Brubeck Brother Quartet attains that rarefied level where music is both relaxed and expressive, and their joy in its creation is contagious. There’s nothing out there that comes close to their unique blend of inventiveness.” Returning to the Bach for the first time since 2009, we’re in for a treat!

Chris Brubeck – Bass and Trombone; Dan Brubeck – Drums; Chuck Lamb – Piano; Mike DeMicco – Guitar

Video link coming soon

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


ARTURO O'FARRILL AND THE AFRO LATIN JAZZ OCTET
SUNDAY MAY 13, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Two-time GRAMMY® winning pianist, composer, and band leader Arturo O’Farrill introduces his Jazz Octet to the Bach. "Arturo O’Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is one of the best jazz orchestras in existence, a powerhouse outfit whose precise section work is enhanced by thrilling soloists." (The New Yorker). O’Farrill has  numerous albums and film scores to his credit, and his Octet has been in residence at New York’s Symphony Space since 2007. Get ready for some fun!

Arturo O’Farrill – Piano; Band members - TBD

Video link coming soon

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 


TONY LINDSAY PRESENTS THE SOUL SOLDIERS
Memorial Weekend Dance Concert
SUNDAY MAY 27, 2018 @ 4:30PM

As lead vocalist for Santana, internationally known Tony Lindsay has earned 11 GRAMMY® awards, recorded more than a dozen albums, and traveled the world over. Tony brings the Soul Soldiers, performing hits from Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Lou Rawls, Sam Cooke and Donny Hathaway. Joining Tony are Fred Ross, who has performed with Aretha Franklin and Tower of Power and Janice Maxi-Reid, who has been described as Mary Lou Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, and Aretha Franklin all rolled into one. For the second set we remove the chairs and break out into a dance concert!

Tony Lindsay – Vocals; Fred Ross – Vocals; Janice Maxi-Reid – Vocals; Allen Leong – Piano; David Shul – Guitar; David Jones – Bass; Deszon Claiborne – Drums

Video link coming soon

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

On sale March 2, 9:00am - Pre-sale February 16, 9:00am (email only)

 

 

Past Performances 2005-18 CLICK HERE