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



SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Trumpeter Theo Croker got his start listening to his grandfather, the late Doc Cheatam. With family and stylistic ties to jazz’s grand history, Theo creates a potent brew of traditional and contemporary sounds. His critically acclaimed 2016 album, Escape Velocity, generated a host of reviews, with The Wall Street Journal heralding the album as “timeless and of-the-moment.” Theo’s Bach debut will feature works from his upcoming album, Star People Nation – come catch a rising star!

Theo Croker – Trumpet; Javier Santiago – Piano; Giulio Xavier – Bass; Malachai Whitson – Drums



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



SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Recording artist Nicolas Bearde has established a powerful presence in the contemporary jazz vocal milieu during the past decade. His baritone sound invites comparisons to Johnny Hartman, Lou Rawls, and Joe Williams; his wit and engaging rapport draws the audience into his live performances.  “When Bearde’s affecting baritone sits atop his impeccably tailored arrangements of sterling standards, the results are absolutely stunning.” (All About Jazz). This engagement features originals, blues, and standards from recent albums – a must-see show!

Nicolas Bearde – Vocals; Charles McNeal – Sax; Josh Nelson – Piano; David Ewell – Bass; Lorca Hart – Drums


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



Member Appreciation Event – All Welcome
SUNDAY OCTOBER 7, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Drummer Akira Tana has a gilt-edged jazz pedigree: Harvard, the New England Conservatory, and stints with Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Hubert Laws, Zoot Sims, Lena Horne, Ruth Brown and James Moody. Otonowa brings Akira’s consummate musical mastery into congruence with his deep Japanese cultural roots, showcasing traditional Japanese songs and pop through jazz arrangements. With unique melodies in highly original settings, this will be a performance to remember!

Akira Tana – Drums; Masaru Koga – Reeds & Percussion; Art Hirahara – Piano; Ken Okada – Bass

Guest artists: Shoko Hikage – Koto; Takehiro Dai – Trumpet; Saki Kono – Vocals


Photo credit: George Gee

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



Sponsored by Jeremy Roschelle & Audrey Garfield
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Multiple GRAMMY® nominated singer and pianist Karrin Allyson returns to the Bach on the heels of her all-original recording, Some of That Sunshine. This diverse, groovy, and reflective collection of Karrin’s own songs range from the first single “Shake it Up” with its fun, unexpected hipster vibe to the compelling title track, “Some of That Sunshine,” which has the feel of a Hollywood classic.

Karrin Allyson – Vocals & Piano; Miro Sprague – Piano & Rhodes; Jeff Johnson – Bass


Photo credit Jim Bourne

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



SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2018 @ 4:30PM

NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron returns to the Bach with his unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with elegant playing, sensitive melodies, and infectious rhythms. The Los Angeles Times named him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world,” and Jazz Weekly calls him “the most lyrical piano player of our time.” The performance is sure to feature tracks from the Quintet’s recent album, Concentric Circles. Lock in your tickets early for this date!

Kenny Barron – Piano; Mike Rodriguez – Trumpet; Dayna Stephens – Sax; Kiyoshi Kitagawa – Bass; Johnathan Blake – Drums


Advance ticketing: Adults $65/$55/$45, Students $45 (25 & under with ID)



Sponsored by Sam O’Sullivan and family, to celebrate Janet Ferrare’s birthday
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Multiple GRAMMY® nominee and Juno Award winner Jane Bunnett’s bands and recordings showcase some of the finest musical talent from Canada, the U.S., and Cuba. Known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring, and courageous artistry, Jane’s Afro-Cuban melodies express the universality of music and her ability to embrace Cuba’s rhythms and culture. This all-women ensemble is sure to delight!

Jane Bunnett – Flute & Sax; Melvis Santa – Vocals; Dánae Olano – Piano; Celia Jiménez – Bass; Magdelys Savigne-Batá – Drums & Congas; Yissy Garcia – Drums


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



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


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



Past Performances 2005-18 CLICK HERE