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 Spring Series

 

TONY LINDSAY PRESENTS THE SOUL SOLDIERS
Memorial Day Weekend Dance Concert
Sponsored by Brenda and Jim Herrington

SUNDAY MAY 26, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Back by popular demand Tony Lindsay and The Soul Soldiers return for our annual Memorial weekend dance concert! As lead vocalist for Santana, internationally known Lindsay has earned 11 GRAMMY® awards and recorded more than a dozen albums. Performing hits from Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Etta James, Sam Cooke and Donny Hathaway, Lindsay is joined by 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

https://youtu.be/Pz-Br9VIloo?t=1923

Advance ticketing: $50 for all seating.

 

 


2019 Summer Series

 

JAZZMEIA HORN
SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Grammy Award nominated vocalist Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself, capturing her very essence. Since winning the Thelonious Monk Competition, Jazzmeia’s star has continued to rise, along with her reputation as an artist with an assured maturity and a vocal confidence far beyond her years. JazzTimes exclaims that Jazzmeia’s vivacity, imagination, gutsiness and sociopolitical savvy echo the likes of Betty Carter and Abbey Lincoln. Her debut album, A Social Call, earned Jazzmeia her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

Jazzmeia Horn – Vocals; TBD – Piano; TBD – Bass; TBD – Drums

https://youtu.be/udvpSKCQDI4

Photo by Jacob Blikenstaff

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

 

 


JOHN SANTOS QUINTET, FEATURING FAYE CAROL AND JAMIE DAVIS
Sponsored by Dave and Barb Karlin
SUNDAY JUNE 16, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Master percussionist and San Francisco native, John Santos, presents his revolving project Unusual Standards including unforgettable, outside the box, soulful, funky Afro-Caribbean tinged jazz standards and original compositions. Multi-Grammy nominated, Santos has worked with acknowledged masters including Cachao, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Bebo Valdés, and Max Roach. Joined by his world-class Quintet and featuring sensational vocal support from the dynamic queen of Bay Area jazz & blues, Miss Faye Carol, and Basie alum and 2019 Grammy nominee, Jamie Davis, this will be a journey of high inspiration.

John Santos – Percussion; Dr. John Calloway – Flute; Marco Diaz – Piano, Trumpet; Saul Sierra – Bass; David Flores – Drums; Guest Vocalist – Faye Carol; Guest Vocalist – Jamie Davis

https://youtu.be/aQ5T0_ffTGQ

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

 

 


CAESAR FRAZIER QUARTET
SUNDAY JUNE 23, 2019 @ 4:30PM

A true “Keeper of the B-3 Grail,” Caesar Frazier assumes the mantle of the great organists such as Jimmy Smith and Brother Jack McDuff and has built upon their legacy to become one of today’s finest exponents of the instrument. From his years with Lou Donaldson through the time he spent with Marvin Gaye, Frazier has developed his own unique soulful style as an instrumentalist and composer. Frazier brings his hand-picked West Coast group to the Bach, also featured on his latest charting album, Closer to the Truth. You can bet the Hammond B3 will have the Bach concert walls hummin’.

Caesar Frazier – Hammond B3 Organ; Lyle Link – Saxophone; Jacques Lesure – Guitar; Leon Joyce, Jr. – Drums

https://youtu.be/4ikS_D4p2Bo

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

 

 


A TRIBUTE TO TOOTS THIELEMANS
Featuring Kenny Werner and Grégoire Maret
Sponsored by Gail Sinquefield
SUNDAY JUNE 30, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Featuring the effortless mastery of world-class pianist and composer Kenny Werner and the exceptional chromatic harmonica player Grégoire Maret, this amazing duet pays homage to the late great Belgian master Toots Thielemans. The program “Between a Smile and a Tear” – includes songs written by or associated with Toots such as Bluesette, Midnight Sun, Theme from Midnight Cowboy, The Dolphin and What a Wonderful World. Come experience what will be an amazing and intimate concert that could only be heighted by the cedar walls of the Bach and the ocean tide at our door step.

Kenny Werner – Piano and Keyboards; Grégoire Maret – Harmonica

https://youtu.be/e4qmEK3ZGnk?t=160

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

 

 


JOE LOCKE QUARTET
Member Appreciation Event-All Welcome
SUNDAY JULY 14, 2019 @ 4:30PM

Vibes master, Joe Locke, returns to the Bach with his tight knit quartet to present his latest release, Subtle Disguise. Locke is widely considered to be one of the major voices of his instrument. Long known to be a soloist capable of stunning physical power and broad emotional range, it was not until the last decade that he emerged as the composer, bandleader and conceptualist that he is considered today. Locke is a five-time recipient of the Jazz Journalists Association’s “Mallet Instrumentalist of the Year” Award and continues to top critics and readers polls. From the first note, prepare to be engaged!

Joe Locke – Vibes; Jim Ridl – Piano; Lorin Cohen – Bass; Samvel Sarkisyan – Drums

https://youtu.be/QTuamv4lj8E

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

 

 


STEVE TURRE QUINTET
SUNDAY JULY 21, 2019 @ 4:30PM

One of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist, Steve Turre, returns to dazzle the Bach crowd. Kickstarting his career with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Turre went on to work with a diverse list of musicians from the jazz, Latin, and pop worlds, including Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Tito Puente, Pharoah Sanders, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and performing as a member of the Saturday Night Live Band since 1984. Join us and let Steve’s own unique brand of Jazz speak for itself.

Steve Turre – Trombone; TBD – Saxophone; TBD – Piano; TBD – Bass; TBD - Drums

https://youtu.be/A6LhJ0rJKN8?t=337

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

 

 


 

Past Performances 2005-19 CLICK HERE