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

2019 Fall Series


SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Award-winning Canadian saxophonist, composer and arranger, Allison Au’s debut and sophomore albums earned her a Juno nomination in 2013 and best jazz album of the year in 2016. This year, the group garnered yet another Juno nomination for Best Jazz Album of the Year, Wander Wonder. Allison’s music evidences a mosaic of influences woven into a seamless and soulful sound, steeped in the tradition of jazz but skillfully laced with elements of classical, pop, R&B, hip hop, Latin, and world music. Join us as we welcome the fresh young quartet the critics are raving about.

Allison Au – Alto Saxophone; Todd Pentney – Piano; Daniel Fortin – Bass; Fabio Ragnelli – Drums




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



Sponsored by Debra DeMartini

SUNDAY OCTOBER 6, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Touring in support of his upcoming fall release Live at Village Vanguard, The Bach presents Four-time GRAMMY® nominated pianist and composer Gerald Clayton. Clayton searches for honest expression in every note he plays, developing musical narratives that unfold with harmonic curiosity and critical awareness. The son of beloved bass player and composer John Clayton, he enjoyed a familial apprenticeship from an early age. Clayton has performed and recorded with such distinguished artists as Diana Krall, Roy Hargrove, Dianne Reeves and John Scofield. Capturing the truth in each moment’s conception of sound comes naturally to Clayton.

Gerald Clayton – Piano; Logan Richardson – Saxophone; Joe Sanders – Bass; Drums - TBD




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



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

SUNDAY OCTOBER 27, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Named one of the “Five Drummers Whose Time Is Now” (The New York Times) the Houston-raised Kendrick Scott is a prodigious musician, composer and bandleader. Hot off his new album A Wall Becomes a Bridge, Scott brings his quintet Kendrick Scott Oracle which was conceived from the influence of jazz master Art Blakey and the movie The Matrix as a call to question the status quo. Each member of this first-class quintet possesses a powerful transparency in their sound that cuts to the core of the music and embraces the others around them.

Kendrick Scott – Drums; John Ellis – Saxophone; Michael Moreno – Guitar; Taylor Eigsti – Piano; Joe Sanders - Bass




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



SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Bassist and composer Ben Allison has garnered an international reputation as a leading voice of his generation. Known for his inspired arrangements, inventive grooves and hummable melodies, Ben has an instantly identifiable sound. He draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences, from rock and folk to 20th century classical and world music and seamlessly blends them into a cinematic, cohesive whole. Modeled after the drummerless trios of Jimmy Giuffre, Allison’s band The Easy Way will bring its conversational, swinging and intimate sound to meld with the warm resonance of the Bach.

Ben Allison – Bass; Michael Zilber – Saxophone; Steve Cardenas – Guitar




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



SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has emerged as one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary indicate he's above any convoluted technical showmanship”. Cohen says playing jazz is “about communicating the deepest levels of humanity and individuality; it’s essentially about connections.” Winner of 2019 American Pianists Association’s Grand Prize, 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship, Cohen's exacting keyboard artistry has garnered numerous other accolades from the international jazz community. Prepare to be amazed!

Emmet Cohen – Piano; Joey Ranieri – Bass; Evan Sherman - Drums




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



Member Appreciation Event-All Welcome

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2019 @ 4:30PM

In anticipation of his new release Sonero the Saxophonist and Puerto Rican native Miguel Zenón leads this quartet in his new tribute to salsa singer and composer Ismael Rivera. A multiple GRAMMY® nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow, Zenón has developed a unique voice as a composer and as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American folkloric music and jazz. We welcome Miguel and his Quartet back at the Bach!

Miguel Zenón - Alto Saxophone; Luis Perdomo – Piano; Matt Penman – Bass; Henry Cole – Drums




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



Sponsored by Rick Holden & Sandra Moll

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2019 @ 4:30PM

One of the most esteemed and charismatic artists of our time, the ceaselessly innovative saxophonist Joshua Redman has become a legend in his own right. Critics and fans alike are blown away by Redman’s passionate live performances and acclaimed recordings. In this quartet, Redman evokes a sound that can be challenging, provocative, and forward-looking, but also hard-swinging, melodic, and soulful; music with a joyous and celebratory spirit. A new album by The quartet titled Come What May was released in March 2019. From McCoy Tyner to Brad Mehldau, The Bad Plus, and Brooklyn Rider, Redman has collaborated with a diverse and prestigious list of musicians during his career, all the while emerging as a modern jazz icon. JazzTimes says it best: Joshua Redman is “unparalleled among horn players today.”

Joshua Redman – Saxophone; Aaron Goldberg - Piano; Reuben Rogers – Bass; Gregory Hutchinson – Drums



Advance ticketing: Adults $65/55, Students $40 (25 & under with ID)



SUNDAY DECEMBER 8, 2019 @ 4:30PM

UK pianist Terry Disley brings his exciting and popular band Experience to the Bach to perform a rare concert of his original jazz arrangements of Tchaikovsky’s ever-popular Nutcracker Suite. Disley describes the Jazz Nutcracker Suite as being somewhat like a mix of “Tchaikovsky meets Miles Davis meets Bill Evans, with a hint of fusion funk thrown in for good measure!” The concert celebrates the re-issue of Disley’s Jazzcracker album – and features an all-star hand-picked 7-piece group. Come join us to celebrate the holiday season with this unique jazz experience.

 Terry Disley – Piano/Keyboards, Tod Dickow - Sax/Clarinet/Flute, Erik Jekabson - Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Lorn Leber - Guitar, Gary Brown - Bass, Russ Gold - Drums, Marquinho Brasil - Percussion




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



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