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

 


 

ARI HOENIG TRIO
SUNDAY DECEMBER 2, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Drummer Ari Hoenig is known for his unusual and intense approach to drumming, emphasizing complex rhythms in direct harmony with other group members. Ari is widely noted for his unique ability to modify the pitch of a drum by using drum sticks, mallets, and even body parts to play an entire chromatic scale. With 9 CDs as a leader, Ari travels the world with his primary groups and has also performed with Kenny Werner, Joshua Redman, Chris Potter, Pat Martino and many others. Catch this rising star!

Ari Hoenig – Drums; Nitai Hershkovits – Piano; Or Bareket– Bass

Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmn2pISPlT4

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

 

 


The Bach Announces the 2019 Winter Series

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 

CLAIRDEE
Sponsored by Gail Sinquefield
SUNDAY JANUARY 20, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Heralded for her inventive artistry and magnetic stage presence, Clairdee's lustrous voice and expressive delivery hearken back to a time when jazz, pop, and rhythm and blues often blended seamlessly together. Combining scene-stealing charisma with heartfelt humility, she will present a repertoire of American Standards and blues. Clairdee has been featured in concerts with NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman, Boz Scaggs, Wycliffe Gordon and her mentors, Nancy Wilson, and the late Billy Higgins. Join us for what will certainly be a magical performance!

Clairdee – Vocalist; Ken French – Piano; Mimi Fox – Guitar; Ron Belcher – Bass; Deszon Claiborne – Drums & Percussion

Video: https://youtu.be/ZjYcTxmAOJY

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE
SUNDAY JANUARY 27, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Over the course of saxophonist Azar Lawrence’s career, he has performed and recorded with such groundbreaking icons as McCoy Tyner and Miles Davis. At just 19 years old, Azar was chosen by Elvin Jones and then Tyner to fill the shoes of the late great John Coltrane. Azar blew down the house last time he was at the Bach and he continues to roar with his eight-piece ensemble, The Azar Lawrence Experience—expect to sizzle to the sound of Azar's original compositions from his newly released album Elementals, and his reissued albums, Bridge into the New Age and Summer Solstice!

Azar Lawrence – Saxophone; Windy Barnes Farrell – Vocals; Brian Swartz – Trumpet; Dale Williams – Guitar; TBD – Piano/Keytar; TBD – Bass; Munyungo Jackson – Percussion; Yayo Morales – Drums

Video: https://youtu.be/smXY5uN49SY

 

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


ERIC ALEXANDER/HAROLD MABERN QUARTET
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Hardbop veteran pianist Harold Mabern and the unstoppable tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander return to further elaborate on the enduring legacy of Bebop at the Bach. With over a half-century on the scene Maybern has collaborated with such greats as Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis. Along with Alexander one of the most acclaimed and prolific tenor saxophonists today, these long-time collaborators are bridging together generations of Jazz and propelling it forward. Don’t miss your chance to see two of the genres most astute and sought-after performers on showcase at the one and only Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society.

Eric Alexander – Tenor Saxophone; Harold Mabern – Piano; Bass – TBD; Drums – TBD

Video: https://youtu.be/vw7GnNxLIlk

 

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


TERENCE BLANCHARD FEATURING THE E-COLLECTIVE
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2019 @ 4:30PM

“Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls,” expresses multiple GRAMMY® winning composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard — a belief brought to life through the music of Blanchard and his E-Collective. This revolutionary ensemble thrives off the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of the four young musical pioneers in the quintet. It was while recording scores for Spike Lee films that Blanchard first dreamt of a band that layered grooves teeming with funk, R&B, and blues colors. Join us as we venture into uncharted territory.

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

Video: https://youtu.be/hNw5kna518E

 

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


CHARLES MCPHERSON QUARTET
SUNDAY MARCH 3, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Throughout his five decades of being an integral performer of the music, saxophonist Charles McPherson has not merely remained true to his Bebop origins but has expanded on them. McPherson remains a strong, viable force on the jazz scene today. He is at the height of his powers combining passionate feeling with intricate patterns of improvisation. McPherson has performed and recorded with such jazz greats as Lionel Hampton, Phil Woods, Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, and had a long stint with Charles Mingus. Let’s party with Charles on the cusp of his 80th birthday!

Charles McPherson – Saxophone; Jeb Patton – Piano; TBD – Bass; Billy Drummond – Drums;

Video: https://youtu.be/N80ygCm63UI

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


ROGER GLENN PRESENTS: BEWARE THE VIBES OF MARCH™
SUNDAY MARCH 10, 2019 @ 4:30PM

After delighting the Bach audience at the Mel Martin Tribute last July-- Roger Glenn is back! Master multi-instrumentalist, composer and entertainer on the flute, sax and vibraphone, Glenn will be zeroing in on the vibes. The vibes are an instrument that are sometimes overlooked as part of the inventory of Jazz and Latin music. To showcase the importance of the instrument, four vibists will perform music from some of the great icons who have made the instrument famous. Glenn has performed and recorded with jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, Herbie Mann and Pete Escovedo. Roger’s flute playing is featured on many notable recordings including Cal Tjader’s Grammy Award winning album, La Onda Va Bien. You can be assured of an afternoon of infectious entertainment with multiple vibes on the stage!

Roger Glenn – Vibes, Sax, Flute; TBD – Vibes; Murray Low – Piano; Robb Fisher – Bass; Leon Joyce Jr. – Drums; TBD – Percussion

Video: https://youtu.be/2bWq6S4_nok

 

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

On sale dates: Member Early Access December 14; All Access December 28

 


 

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