Gigs

Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13, 2016, at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Bill with singer Freda Payne and trio
Ralphe Armstrong, bass, and Gayelynn McKinney, drums
Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
97 Kercheval Ave.
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

(313) 882-5229
http://tinyurl.com/j3h9mdx


Monday, August 15, 2016, at 9 and 10:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Mezzrow
163 W. 10th St., basement
New York, NY 10014

(646) 476-4346
http://tinyurl.com/h95gshn
E-mail: mezzrowclub@gmail.com


Sunday, August 21, 2016, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Bill with the Lori Bell Quartet
Lori Bell, flute, Katie Thiroux, bass, and Matt Witek, drums
Jazz in the Pines Festival
Idyllwild Arts Foundation
Idyllwild Arts Academy
52500 Temecula Rd.
Idyllwild, CA 92549

(951) 468-7210
http://www.jazzinthepines.com/
E-mail: jazzinfo@idyllwildarts.org



PAST PERFORMANCES

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at 6 p.m.
(6-8:30; doors open at 5)

Bill with his Latin band, Imaginación, featuring
vocalist Carol Bach-y-Rita
“From Rio to Havana”
With Kye Palmer, trumpet, Francisco Torres, trombone,
Rob Hardt, sax, Jerry Watts, bass, Dick Weller, drums,
and Giancarlo Anderson, percussion
Sunset Jazz at Newport summer series
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa (at Fashion Island)

900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.sunsetjazzatnewport.com/


Friday, July 22, 2016, at 9 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums

Cantine Moroder (Moroder Winery)
Frazione Montacuto 121, 60129 Ancona province

Info: +39 327 6844 552 (Ancona Jazz)
http://tinyurl.com/j57pjau
https://www.facebook.com/cantinemoroder/


Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 9 p.m.
Bill at the Ancona Jazz Summer Festival with Dena DeRose
and guests
Dena DeRose, piano/vocals, Martin Wind, bass, Joe La Barbera, drums, and Scott Robinson, sax

Cantine Moroder (Moroder Winery)
Frazione Montacuto 121, 60129 Ancona province

Info: +39 327 6844 552 (Ancona Jazz)
http://tinyurl.com/zbte3fp
https://www.facebook.com/cantinemoroder/

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 9 to 11:30 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums

Parco della Montagnola
Via Imerio 2/3
Bologna, Italy

+39 051 1998 4190
http://tinyurl.com/hku6tnm
https://facebook.com/montagnola/


Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums

Altes Gymnasium, Lütke Namens Saal
Selckstraße 1
24937 Flensburg, Germany

+49 461 852902
Tickets:
http://tinyurl.com/hvlfed4
http://tinyurl.com/zsxnhch


Friday, July 15, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m.

Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet and the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Peter Sommerer, conductor
Music of Gershwin, including Bill on “Rhapsody in Blue” in his arrangement for jazz trio and orchestra; an original work by
Martin Wind commissioned by the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony; and “Turn Out the Stars” — music written or inspired by Bill Evans, in arrangements by Martin Wind and Bill Cunliffe
Stadttheater Rendsburg
Hans-Heinrich-Beisenkötter-Platz 1
24768 Rendsburg, Germany

http://tinyurl.com/gqs9trc
http://tinyurl.com/jpv2tnz


Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.

Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet and the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Peter Sommerer, conductor
Music of Gershwin, including Bill on “Rhapsody in Blue” in his arrangement for jazz trio and orchestra; an original work by
Martin Wind commissioned by the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony; and “Turn Out the Stars” — music written or inspired by Bill Evans, in arrangements by Martin Wind and Bill Cunliffe
Deutsches Haus
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 7

24937 Flensburg, Germany

http://tinyurl.com/gqs9trc
http://tinyurl.com/jpv2tnz


Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet and the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra
Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Peter Sommerer, conductor
Music of Gershwin, including Bill on “Rhapsody in Blue” in his arrangement for jazz trio and orchestra; an original work by
Martin Wind commissioned by the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony; and “Turn Out the Stars” — music written or inspired by Bill Evans, in arrangements by Martin Wind and Bill Cunliffe
A.P. Møller Skolen (Dänisches Gymnasium)
Fjordallee 1
24837 Schleswig, Germany

http://tinyurl.com/gqs9trc
http://tinyurl.com/jpv2tnz


Sunday, July 3, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Premiere of 3 movements of Bill’s sax quartet, “Five Brothers”
Encore Saxophone Quartet
Douglas Masek, soprano sax, Ken Foerch, alto sax,
David Brennan, tenor sax, and Damon Zick, baritone sax
“Sundays Live” series
Bing Theater
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 857-6010
Free and open to the public

http://www.lacma.org/event/encore-quartet-2
http://www.encoresaxophonequartet.com/
Podcast available for a limited time at
http://www.kusc.org


Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty Septet
With Scott Wendholt, trumpet, Michael Dease, trombone,
Jimmy Greene, tenor sax, Vic Juris, guitar, Doug Weiss, bass,
and John Riley, drums
Ladd Hall, Zankel Music Center
Skidmore College

815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Tickets: (518) 580-5321 or
http://tinyurl.com/jveab8m
http://calendar.skidmore.edu/MasterCalendar/
Concert archived on Livestream:
http://tinyurl.com/z5aflex


Sunday, June 19, 2016, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill with his BACHanalia big band
Father’s Day jazz brunch
Tony Bonsera, Jon Papenbrook, Bob Summers and Kye Palmer, trumpet; Fred Simmons, Joey Sellers, Erik Hughes and Cody Kleinhans, trombone; Nathan King, Keith Bishop, Rob Lockart, Jeff Ellwood and Henry Solomon, sax; Andrew Synowiec, guitar; Andrew Martelle, bass; Dick Weller, drums; and Bill on the piano
The Lighthouse Cafe
30 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 376-9833
http://tinyurl.com/qjeqymq


Sunday, June 5, 2016, at 5 p.m.
An Evening with Bill Cunliffe and Nick Mancini (vibraphonist)
San Luis Obispo Symphony “Parties with a Purpose”
Cypress Ridge Pavilion
1050 Cypress Ridge Parkway
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Info: Callie at (805) 543-3533
Limited to 40 guests at $90 per person
Tickets:
http://tinyurl.com/zb4jd2x
http://tinyurl.com/hphkqfb


Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Jazz for the City: The Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Darek Oles, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
Friends of Music concert series
Pasadena Presbyterian Church
585 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 793-2191
http://tinyurl.com/j75564l
Free; voluntary offering


Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 7, 9 and 10:30 p.m.
Bill with Todd Coolman’s Trifecta trio
Celebrating the release of the album “Collectables”
Todd Coolman, bass, and Billy Hart, drums
Special guest Steve Wilson, alto sax
Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

(212) 864-6662
http://tinyurl.com/hb29eth


Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Bill’s choral piece “Praise the Lord, All My Soul” sung during offertory
Kirk Choir of Pasadena Presbyterian Church
With Bill at the piano
Timothy Howard, conductor
Pasadena Presbyterian Church
585 E. Colorado Blvd. (at Madison)
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 793-2191
http://www.ppc.net


Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill as guest artist with the Cal State Fullerton University Wind Symphony
Performing Bill’s arrangement of music from “West Side Story”
Farewell concert of conductor Mitchell J. Fennell
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/hzpaupw
Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/jzpa27c


Friday, May 6, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra
With guest artist Francisco Torres, trombone
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/hxvluqw
Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/hdp2qjn


Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with his Latin band, Imaginación
With Kye Palmer, trumpet, Rob Hardt, sax, Francisco Torres, trombone, Jerry Watts, bass, and Dick Weller, drums
Jazz in the Chapel
Cooks Chapel at the Anaheim Packing House
440 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805

(949) 302-8229
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2544512
http://cookschapelpackinghouse.com/


Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio and vocalist Denise Donatelli
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
“Body Heat: Jazz at the Movies”
Lakeshore Music Series
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281

Box office: (480) 350-2822
Info: Woody Wilson, Lakeshore Music
(602) 379-0590

info@lakeshoremusic.org
http://tinyurl.com/h7gr7b8
http://lakeshoremusic.org/


Friday, April 22, 2016, at 7 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio and vocalist Denise Donatelli
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
409 E. College Blvd.
Roswell, NM 88201

(575) 623-5600
Free admission in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month

https://www.facebook.com/RoswellAMoCA
http://tinyurl.com/j7toat7


Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 5 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe and BACHanalia, featuring vocalist Denise Donatelli
With Tony Bonsera, Bob Summers, Kye Palmer and
Jon Papenbrook, trumpet; Fred Simmons, Joey Sellers,
Emmanuel Rojas and Cody Kleinhans, trombone; Brian Scanlon, Bob Sheppard, Rob Lockart, Jeff Ellwood and Adam Schroeder, saxes; Larry Koonse, guitar; John Belzaguy, bass;
and Jake Reed, drums
Jazz Vespers
All Saints Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

Free; goodwill offering accepted
Info: Melissa Hayes, (626) 583-2725 or mhayes@allsaints-pas.org

http://tinyurl.com/gq8ag4d


Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.
Bill as guest artist with the Commanders Jazz Ensemble
of the Air Force Band of the Golden West
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
Free; tickets required. Available at the box office or
online at
http://tinyurl.com/ztl4utq
http://tinyurl.com/je6kj69


Monday, April 11, 2016, at 8:15 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio clinic and performance
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Benton Minor Hall, CPAC-119
Clayes Performing Arts Center
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
Free and open to the public

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/music/


Sunday, April 10, 2016, at 3 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio with Charlie and Sandi Shoemake
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums,
Charlie Shoemake, vibes, and Sandi Shoemake, vocals
Unity of San Luis Obispo
1130 Orcutt Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tickets $20; $10 for students

Reservations: (805) 927-0179 or

charlie@talsanmusic.com
http://www.talsanmusic.com/tour.html

Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. (dinner seating starts at 6:30)
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Sequoia Room
North Coast Brewing Co.

444 N. Main St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

(707) 964-3400
Tickets:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2529327
http://tinyurl.com/j38bzke

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at 7 and 9 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe and BACHanalia, featuring vocalist Freda Payne
Celebrating the release of the album “BACHanalia”
and featuring songs from Freda’s album “Come Back to Me Love” (co-produced by Bill)
With Jamie Hovorka, Jeff Bunnell, Bob Summers,
Jon Papenbrook, trumpet; Bob Sheppard, Brian Scanlon, alto sax; Rob Lockart, Jeff Ellwood, tenor sax; Tom Peterson, baritone sax; Andy Martin, Francisco Torres, Fred Simmons, Cody Kleinhans, trombone; Andrew Synowiec, guitar; Jonathan Richards, bass;
Jake Reed, drums
Vibrato Grill Jazz

2930 Beverly Glen Circle
Bel-Air, CA 90077

(310) 474-9400
http://tinyurl.com/z8grd9z

Monday, March 28, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe and BACHanalia, featuring vocalist Denise Donatelli
Celebrating the release of the album “BACHanalia”
With Jamie Hovorka, Jeff Bunnell, Bob Summers,
Jon Papenbrook, trumpet; Bob Sheppard, Brian Scanlon, alto sax; Rob Lockart, Jeff Ellwood, tenor sax; Adam Schroeder, baritone sax; Andy Martin, Bob McChesney, Francisco Torres, Cody Kleinhans, trombone; Andrew Synowiec, guitar; Jonathan Richards, bass;
Jake Reed, drums
Typhoon restaurant at Santa Monica Airport
3221 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405-3213

Reservations: (310) 390-6565
http://typhoon.biz/

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 7 p.m.
(Meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m.)

Bill with Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Rebecca Kilgore, vocals
With Joel Forbes, bass, and Kevin Kanner, drums
South County Jazz Club series
Unitarian Church
1971 Pinebrook Rd.
Venice, FL 34292

Info: (941) 379-3345
http://www.southcountyjazz.org/events
http://tinyurl.com/h9v66mz

Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7 p.m.
Bill with Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Rebecca Kilgore, vocals
With Joel Forbes, bass, and Kevin Kanner, drums
Charlotte County Jazz Society Artists Series
Charlotte Cultural Center
2280 Aaron St.
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Tickets: (941) 625-4175, ext. 221
Info: (941) 766-9422

http://tinyurl.com/j9crw37
http://tinyurl.com/h9v66mz

Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Bill with Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Rebecca Kilgore, vocals
“Get Happy: The Songs of Judy Garland”
With Joel Forbes, bass, and Kevin Kanner, drums
Hough Hall, Palladium Theater
St. Petersburg College
253 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 822-3590
http://tinyurl.com/hephr9w
http://tinyurl.com/h9v66mz

Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
Bill with Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Rebecca Kilgore, vocals
Treasure Coast Jazz Society’s “Jazz at Noon”
With Joel Forbes, bass, and Kevin Kanner, drums
Vero Beach Yacht Club ‪
3601 Rio Vista Blvd.
Vero Beach‬, FL 32963

(772) 234-4600
http://www.tcjazzsociety.com
http://tinyurl.com/h9v66mz

Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 7 p.m.
Bill with Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Rebecca Kilgore, vocals
“An Evening of the Great American Songbook”
With Joel Forbes, bass, and Kevin Kanner, drums
University Center Auditorium
Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts
South Florida State College
600 W. College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

(863) 784-7178
http://tinyurl.com/j4ejpq2
http://tinyurl.com/h9v66mz

Monday, March 7, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill leads the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra
Carson Center (CTV)
University of Southern California

W. 34th Street between S. Figueroa St. and McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90089

(213) 740-6935
http://tinyurl.com/j6xucvb
Free and open to the public

Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra
With guest vocalist Dawn Bishop
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/n74d4w7

Friday, February 26, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Septet
“The Blues and the Abstract Truth, Take 2”
Music of Oliver Nelson
With Bob Summers, trumpet, Francisco Torres, trombone,
Nathan King, alto sax, Chuck Manning, tenor sax,
Chris Colangelo, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
Pete Carlson’s Golf & Tennis
73-741 Hwy 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260

(800) 600-3263 or (760) 568-3263
Tickets $30; proceeds benefit music education in the Coachella Valley

http://www.petecarlsonsgolf.com/events/

Monday, February 22, 2016, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Onstage interview and performance with pianist/vocalist/radio host Judy Carmichael
“Jazz Inspired from Kiawah Island”
On SiriusXM NPR Now Channel 122
With Harry Allen, tenor sax, and Pat O’Leary, bass
River Course Clubhouse
10 River Course Lane
Kiawah Island, SC 29455

Free; tickets required. Available at Kiawah Town Hall,
(843) 768-9166 or http://www.kiawahisland.org/special-events
Info: Stephanie Braswell, (843) 768-9166, or
sbraswell@kiawahisland.org
http://www.jazzinspired.com/kiawah/

Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Bill with Damon Zick, saxophone
Faculty duo recital
Featuring music of Bernstein, Wilder, Zick and Cunliffe
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/gpoos9n

Monday, February 15, 2016, at 7 p.m.
Bill as guest artist on solo piano and with faculty trio
Art Tatum Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert
With Norm Damschroder, bass, and Olman Piedra, drums
Recital Hall, Center for Performing Arts
University of Toledo
1910 W. Rocket Drive
Toledo, OH 43606

Info: Gunnar Mossblad
(419) 530-4555

Gunnar.Mossblad@utoledo.edu
http://tinyurl.com/z2w2mre

Monday, February 15, 2016, 2 to 4 p.m.
Bill leads a master class at the University of Toledo
Free and open to the public
Recital Hall, Center for Performing Arts
University of Toledo
1910 W. Rocket Drive
Toledo, OH 43606

Info: Gunnar Mossblad
(419) 530-4555

Gunnar.Mossblad@utoledo.edu
http://www.utoledo.edu/comm-arts/music/

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
“Celebrating David L. Abell’s Legacy: A Devotion to Jazz”
Solo and duo piano with Shelly Berg, Larry Fuller, Tamir Hendelman and Eric Reed
Newport Beach Jazz Party Champagne Jazz Brunch
Grand Pacific Ballroom
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Friday, February 12, 2016, 9:05 to 9:50 p.m.
Bill with singer Jackie Ryan and Rickey Woodard, sax, Graham Dechter, guitar, John Clayton, bass, and Chuck Redd, drums
Newport Beach Jazz Party
Grand Pacific Ballroom
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Friday, February 12, 2016, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra with
special guest Freda Payne
Newport Beach Jazz Party
By the pool
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 8:45 to 9:30 p.m.
“A Tribute to Ella” with singer Freda Payne
With Rickey Woodard, sax, Mike Gurrola, bass, and Chuck Redd, drums
Newport Beach Jazz Party
Grand Pacific Ballroom
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
“Benny, Bossa and Beyond”
With Ken Peplowski, clarinet, Graham Dechter, guitar, Katie Thiroux, bass, Chuck Redd, vibes, and Matt Witek, drums
Newport Beach Jazz Party
Grand Pacific Ballroom
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Sunday, February 7, 2016, at 9 and 11:15 a.m.
Bill Cunliffe Sextet with All Saints Church Coventry Choir
James Walker, director
With Kye Palmer, trumpet, Francisco Torres, trombone, Chuck Manning, tenor sax, Jeff D’Angelo, bass, and Dave Hocker, drums
Performing excerpts from a setting of Psalm 104 and
the Jazz Mass by Bill Cunliffe
Jazz Eucharist
All Saints Church
132 N. Euclid Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 796-1172
http://www.allsaints-pas.org

Sunday, January 16, to Saturday, January 23, 2016
Jazz Cruise (Caribbean)

http://www.thejazzcruise.com

Friday, January 8, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
With Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, tenor sax,
and Joe La Barbera, drums
Jazz Education Network Conference
LeJENds Stage/Combs Chandler (ST2)
Galt House Hotel, 2nd floor
140 N. 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202

(573) 692-0012
https://www.jazzednet.org

Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Bill with the Ed Neumeister Quartet
With Ed Neumeister, trombone, Martin Wind, bass,
and Matt Wilson, drums
Jazz Education Network Conference
LeJENds Stage/Combs Chandler (ST2)
Galt House Hotel, 2nd floor
140 N. 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202

(573) 692-0012
https://www.jazzednet.org

Friday, December 18, 2015, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Bruce Hamada, bass, and Dana Hall, drums
Jazz Minds Art & Cafe
1661 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814

(808) 945-0800
www.honolulujazzclub.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Bruce Hamada, bass, and Noel Okimoto, drums
Special guest Mike Lewis, trumpet
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Aloha Tower Marketplace
1 Aloha Tower Drive #1123
Honolulu, HI 95813

(808) 599-4877
http://tinyurl.com/p2ayr3y

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Bill leads a big-band workshop at ‘Iolani School
Castle Building
‘Iolani School
563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826

(808) 949-5355
http://www.iolani.org/arts/performance-arts/stage-band

Saturday, December 12, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Singer Freda Payne with the Bill Cunliffe Trio
“Freda Payne: A Tribute to the Great American Jazz Songbook”
With Andrew Martelle, bass, and Matt Gordy, drums
Cabaret @ The Wallis series
Lovelace Studio Theater
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 746-4000
http://tinyurl.com/nlzxba6
E-mail: tickets@thewallis.org
Sold out; call or e-mail The Wallis to be placed on waiting list

Friday, December 11, 2015, at 8:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Nighttown
12387 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106

(216) 795-0550
http://tinyurl.com/pg9vsyb

Friday, December 11, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
Free children’s concert
Including tunes from the Bill’s new album “Playground Swing,” his jazz spin on children’s songs
With Martin Wind, bass, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Akron Art Museum, Auditorium
One South High
Akron, OH 44308

Register by phone at (330) 376-9186
or online at

http://tinyurl.com/obz65m3 (click on the event title for details and registration button)

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 8 to 11 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
“Ol’ BLU Eyes”: Sinatra Centennial Celebration
With Martin Wind, bass, Joe La Barbera, drums,
and guest vocalist Mike Cady
BLU Jazz+
47 E. Market St.
Akron, OH 44308

(330) 252-1190
http://blujazzakron.com/shows/

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Gilly’s
132 S. Jefferson St. (at 5th)
Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-8414
http://www.gillysjazz.com
Tickets available at Omega Music, (937) 275-9949, and Huber Music & Video, (937) 233-3630

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to noon
Bill conducts a master class at University of Cincinnati
Rm. 1402, Corbett Center for the Performing Arts
College-Conservatory of Music
University of Cincinnati
290 CCM Blvd.
Cincinnati, OH 45221

(513) 556-6638 (Music general number)
(513) 556-9447 (Jazz Studies)

http://ccm.uc.edu/music/jazz.html
E-mail queries: belcksb@ucmail.uc.edu
Open to the public

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 2 to 5 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
“Meet Me Under the Fig Tree” charitable event
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 576-7777
http://www.friendsofthemiramar.org/blog
Free admission; bring nonperishable food items
to donate to the Ocean Park Community Center

Sunday, November 15, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Quartet
With Steve Hoskins, sax, Mike Sharfe, bass, and Art Gore, drums
Washington Platform
1000 Elm St. (Court and Elm)
Cincinnati, OH 45202

(513) 421-0110
http://tinyurl.com/nscq7wp
Reservations:
mikesharfe@fuse.net
Admission (cash only): $15 general, $10 students and seniors

Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Bill as guest artist with the Middletown (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra
“Gershwin – By George!” pops concert
Carmon DeLeone, music director
With Paul Evoskevich, saxophone, Mike Sharfe, bass,
and Mark Wolfley, drums
Works including Gershwin’s Concerto in F (3rd movement), Ellington’s “New World A-Comin’” and Bill’s arrangements of Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm,” Russell Ferrante’s “Monmouth College Fight Song” and Mason Williams’ “Classical Gas”
David Finkelman Auditorium
Miami University
4200 N. University Blvd.
Middletown, OH 45042

(513) 424-2426
http://www.middletownsymphony.com
E-mail queries: mso@middletownsymphony.com

Friday, October 30, 2015, at 11 a.m.
Bill leads a master class in Cleveland
Cuyahoga Community College
Rm. 310, Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts
2809 Woodland Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

(216) 987-0241
http://tinyurl.com/nekegpp
Open to the public

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at 7 and 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 7 and 9 p.m.

Bill with singer Jane Monheit
Nighttown
12387 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106

(216) 795-0550
http://janemonheitonline.com/
http://www.nighttowncleveland.com/
Tickets:
http://tinyurl.com/5cgxxj

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at 7 and 9 p.m.
Bill with singer Jane Monheit
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 95403

(612) 332-5299
http://janemonheitonline.com/
7 p.m. show info: http://tinyurl.com/p9ud32n
9 p.m. show info: http://tinyurl.com/o5c6t5o

Friday, October 23, 2015, at 9:30 and 11 p.m.
Bill in duo with bassist Todd Coolman
Mezzrow
163 W. 10th St., basement
New York, NY 10014

(646) 476-4346
http://tinyurl.com/q5fw77d
E-mail: mezzrowclub@gmail.com

Monday, October 19, 2015, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Chris Colangelo, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
515 W. 7th St., 2nd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 614-0736
No cover

http://tinyurl.com/mv44gm7

Friday, October 16, 2015, at 6 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Jonathan Richards, bass, Tim Horner, drums,
and Denise Donatelli, vocals
Jazz at LACMA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
BP Grand Entrance
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 857-6000
Free admission

http://www.lacma.org/event/bill-cunliffe
E-mail queries: publicinfo@lacma.org

Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 9 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E.S. Onizuka St., Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 620-0908
http://tinyurl.com/oon9yae

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at 8:30 p.m.
(VIP reception at 6:30-7:30 p.m.; general seating starts 7:30 p.m.)
Bill in the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s CD celebration
“Looking Forward, Looking Back”
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Panel discussion featuring Bill, guitarist Lee Ritenour and SJO Music Director Mitch Glickman
Hosted by comedian Tommy Davidson
Catalina Jazz Club
6725 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 466-2210
Tickets: $25 general, $50 VIP

www.catalinajazzclub.com/calendar.htm
www.sjomusic.org/
Info: Christine Johnson, (310) 795-5268, christine@sjomusic.org


Saturday, October 10, 2015, at 9 p.m.
Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet
With Joe La Barbera, drums, Clay Jenkins, trumpet,
Bob Sheppard, sax, and Jonathan Richards, bass
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E.S. Onizuka St., Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 620-0908
http://tinyurl.com/o5w6ja9

(archive update pending)
Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Golden Bridge vocal consort
Suzi Digby, conductor
Premiere of Bill’s choral setting of “She Moved Through the Fair,” along with premieres by Stephen Hartke and Nick Strimple and a work by Golden Bridge patron Morten Lauridsen
Introduction by poet and former NEA chairman Dana Gioia
All Saints’ Beverly Hills Church
504 N. Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 275-0123 (church office)
http://goldenbridgechoir.org

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 6 p.m.
(6-8:30; doors open at 5)
Bill with the Ken Peplowski/Chuck Redd Quintet
“Benny and Beyond”
Sunset Jazz at Newport
Rose Garden, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa

900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill with his BACHanalia big band
With Jamie Hovorka, Bob Summers, Kye Palmer and Javier Gonzalez, trumpet; Brian Scanlon, Keith Fiddmont, Rob Lockart,
Jeff Ellwood and Adam Schroeder, sax; Lemar Guillary, Erik Hughes, Charlie Morillas and Marx Ha, trombone; Steve Cotter, guitar; Jonathan Richards, bass; and Joe La Barbera, drums
The Lighthouse Cafe
30 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 376-9833
http://tinyurl.com/qjeqymq


Thursday, August 13, 2015, 9 p.m. to midnight
Bill on organ with Francisco Torres, trombone, and Joey De Leon, congas
Jazz Latino night
Las Perlas Mezcal y Cerveza bar
107 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 988-8355
http://213nightlife.com/lasperlas

Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Bill with quintet featuring trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos
With Robert Dove, tenor sax, Mackenzie Leighton, bass, and Matthew Smith, drums
98 Bottles
2400 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 255-7885
http://98bottlessd.com
Tickets: http://ccdls.bpt.me

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 4 to 8 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio featuring vocalist Denise Donatelli
With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
“A Taste of Wine, a Touch of Jazz”
Benefiting Los Angeles Jazz Society education programs, including
the Bill Green Mentorship Program and Jazz in Schools
At a private residence in Tarzana, Calif.
General admission $75, VIP ticket $100
Tickets and info:
http://lajazz.org/
Inquiries: (818) 994-4661 or e-mail info@theproperimageevents.com

Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 6 p.m.
An Evening of Bossa Nova and Jazz with the Bill Cunliffe Septet
Featuring vocalist Carol Bach-y-Rita
With Bob Sheppard, sax, Kye Palmer, trumpet, John Chiodini, guitar, John Belzaguy, bass, and Enzo Todesco, drums
Sunset Jazz at Newport
Rose Garden, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa

900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Sunday, July 19, 2015, at 4 p.m.
Bill in a “Jazz for Jazz Lovers” house concert
Music of Bill Evans
With Ken Walker, bass, and Todd Reid, drums
At the home of Frank Nichols in Aurora, Colo.
Info: (303) 400-5288 or frankcn@earthlink.net

Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio featuring vocalist Denise Donatelli
With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Steve Schaeffer, drums
Jazz at the Pilsner Room — American Songbook Series
McCormick and Schmick’s

2000 Main St.
Irvine, CA 92614

Wayne Biessman, (949) 322-6342
http://www.jazz4us.info/Upcoming-Concerts_ep_43.html
https://jazz.webconnex.com/p50718

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 9 p.m. to midnight
Bill on organ with Francisco Torres, trombone, and Joey De Leon, congas
Jazz Latino night
Las Perlas Mezcal y Cerveza bar
107 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 988-8355
http://213nightlife.com/lasperlas

(archive update pending)
Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill in a solo concert
Middle Tennessee State University Jazz Artists Series
Hinton Music Hall
Wright Music Building
1439 Faulkinberry Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Info: Jamey Simmons
(931) 575-1429

http://www.mtsu.edu/music/jazzseries.php
Campus map:
http://www.mtsu.edu/maps/

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet
Joe La Barbera, drums, Clay Jenkins, trumpet, Bob Sheppard, sax, and Tom Warrington, bass
The Lighthouse Cafe

30 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 376-9833
http://tinyurl.com/qjeqymq

Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet
Pete Carlson’s Golf & Tennis
73-741 Hwy 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260

(800) 600-3263 or (760) 568-3263
http://www.petecarlsonsgolf.com/jazz-for-jazz-lovers/
$25; free for students
Proceeds benefit young musicians in the Coachella Valley

Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 8 p.m.
(Concert preview at 7 p.m.)
“Let’s Dance!” From Brahms and Copland to Sinatra and Pharrell Williams
Bill with the John Alexander Singers, the Bill Cunliffe Trio and Imaginación
John Alexander, conductor
With Jeff Bunnell, trumpet, Chuck Manning, sax, Francisco Torres, trombone, Alex Frank, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

http://tinyurl.com/p64de9f
Tickets:
(714) 556-2787

http://tinyurl.com/kjsevx6
More info:
(714) 662-2345

http://www.pacificchorale.org

Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty Quintet
With Mike Rodriguez, trumpet, Jimmy Greene, tenor sax, Todd Coolman, bass, and Dennis Mackrel, drums
Ladd Hall, Zankel Music Center
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5321
http://tinyurl.com/kjmrhdx
Contact: mcurran@skidmore.edu
Campus map:

http://tinyurl.com/n3rfzp7
Live stream (8 p.m. EST):
http://tinyurl.com/p6vpsfk

Friday, February 20, 2015, 8 to 10 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Peak View Jazz Series
Greeley Country Club
4500 W. 10th St. (Business Route 34)
Greeley, CO 80634

Reservations: (970) 353-2267

Friday, February 20, 2015, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio leads a clinic at the University of Northern Colorado
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Presented by the Jazz Education Network in conjunction with the UNC School of Music and Peak View Jazz
Open to the public
Rm. 63, Frasier Hall
University of Northern Colorado
1710 9th Ave.
Greeley, CO 80631

Contact: Braun Khan
(989) 854-4801
khan0695@bears.unco.edu

http://tinyurl.com/kfyzumc

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Treppeda’s Ristorante
300 2nd Ave.
Niwot, CO 80544

(303) 652-1606
http://treppedas.com/

Sunday, February 15, 2015, at 4 p.m.
Bill with the Nathan King Quartet
Nathan King, tenor sax, Chris Hon, bass, and Stephen Dizon, drums
Alvas Showroom
1417 W. 8th St.
San Pedro, CA 90732

(800) 403-3447
http://www.alvasshowroom.com/calendar.php

Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 10:15 p.m.
Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet in a tribute to Buddy Rich
Newport Beach Jazz Party
With Joe La Barbera, drums, Clay Jenkins, trumpet, Bob Sheppard, sax, and Tom Warrington, bass
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Friday, February 13, 2015, at 1:15 p.m.
Bill plays Brazilian at the Newport Beach Jazz Party
With Clay Jenkins, trumpet, Bob Sheppard, sax, John Chiodini, guitar, John Belzaguy, bass, Joe La Barbera, drums, and Carol Bach-y-Rita, vocals
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.newportbeachjazzparty.com/

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 9 p.m.
Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet
With Joe La Barbera, drums, Jeff Bunnell, trumpet, Rob Lockart, sax, and Jonathan Richards, bass
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E.S. Onizuka St., Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 620-0908
http://tinyurl.com/mv44gm7

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Bill with his Latin jazz band, Imaginación
Kye Palmer, trumpet, Doug Webb, sax, Ryan Dragon, trombone, and Walter Rodriguez, drums
Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
515 W. 7th St., 2nd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 614-0736
http://tinyurl.com/mv44gm7

Sunday, January 18, 2015, at 5 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Big Band
Jazz Vespers
All Saints Church
Featuring “We Shall Overcome” and “A Goldberg Contraption,” Bill’s take on Bach’s Goldberg Variations

132 N. Euclid Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

Free; goodwill offering accepted
Info: Melissa Hayes, (626) 583-2725 or mhayes@allsaints-pas.org

http://tinyurl.com/njdqlck

Sunday, January 18, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Big Band
Jazz Brunch
The Lighthouse Cafe
30 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 376-9833
http://tinyurl.com/qjeqymq

Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Big Band at Vitello’s
With guest vocalist Freda Payne. Jamie Hovorka, Ron Stout, Jon Papenbrook and Kevin Richardson on trumpets; Bob Sheppard, Brian Scanlon, Rob Lockart, Jeff Ellwood and Adam Schroeder on saxes; Bob McChesney, Francisco Torres, Ryan Dragon and Craig Gosnell on trombones; Larry Koonse on guitar; Mike Gurrola on bass; Joe La Barbera on drums; and Bill on piano.
Upstairs at Vitello’s

4349 Tujunga Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 769-0905
http://tinyurl.com/lny3jdm

Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 7 p.m.
Bill and colleagues direct Cal State Fullerton jazz small groups
Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe

138 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

(714) 871-8800
http://www.steamerscafe.com/

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Latin Ensemble
In concert with the Fullerton Jazz Big Band, Chuck Tumlinson, director
With guest artist Francisco Torres, trombonist, musical director
for Poncho Sanchez and CSUF jazz faculty member
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/o3yrgt2

Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 9 p.m.
Bill with his Latin jazz band, Imaginación
Vibrato Grill Jazz

2930 Beverly Glen Circle
Bel-Air, CA 90077

(310) 474-9400
http://tinyurl.com/owdkco9

Friday, December 5, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra
With guest artist Walt Weiskopf, saxophone
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/o3yrgt2

Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 7 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra
With the Fullerton Jazz Big Band, Chuck Tumlinson, director
Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe

138 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

(714) 871-8800
http://www.steamerscafe.com/

Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 11 a.m.
Bill gives keynote address at Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research
Portola Pavilion AB, Titan Student Union
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 98234

http://apps.fullerton.edu/sccur_csuf/
and
http://www.sccur.org/

Friday, November 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet at New Trier High School
CD release tour for Bill Evans tribute “Turn Out the Stars”
With Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, Joe La Barbera, drums, and the New Trier High School Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble I
Gaffney Auditorium
New Trier High School

385 Winnetka Avenue
Winnetka, IL 60093

http://ntjazz.com/
Campus map: http://tinyurl.com/kzxgtgn

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet and the Denison University Jazz Ensemble
CD release tour for Bill Evans tribute “Turn Out the Stars”
With Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Pete Mills, Jazz Ensemble director
Recital Hall, Burke Hall of Music and Art
Denison University

240 W. Broadway
Granville, OH 43023

Contact: Pamela Hughes, (740) 587-6220
http://tinyurl.com/ne72jl4
Campus map: http://tinyurl.com/lt8nb2s

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
CD release tour for Bill Evans tribute “Turn Out the Stars”
With Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Jomie Jazz Forum at Jomie Jazz Center
Marshall University

One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25703

(304) 696-6433
http://www.marshall.edu/cam/calendar/cat_ids~24/
http://www.marshall.edu/campus/campusmap.pdf

Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 5 p.m.
Bill with the Martin Wind Quartet
CD release tour for Bill Evans tribute “Turn Out the Stars”
With Martin Wind, bass, Scott Robinson, sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Bungalow Jazz

2539 E. Fifth Ave.
Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 397-5540
http://bungalowjazz.com/
http://bungalowjazz.com/?page_id=67

Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
Bill with the Rio Hondo Symphony Orchestra
Kimo Furumoto, conductor
“Musica Latina”
Music of Copland, Cunliffe, Falla, Jobim, Lecuona, Ponce and others
Including Bill’s Grammy-nominated orchestral work “fourth stream … La Banda”
Vic Lopez Auditorium
Whittier High School

Whittier Avenue and Bailey Street
Whittier, CA 90601

(562) 698-8626
http://www.riohondosymphony.org/concert_details.html
Free admission

Friday, October 17, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra
Music of the Yellowjackets
With Yellowjackets members Bob Mintzer, sax, and Russell Ferrante, piano
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371
http://tinyurl.com/n74d4w7

Thursday-Sunday, October 9-12, 2014
Bill at the Roswell Jazz Festival
Roswell, New Mexico
(575) 623-3711
http://tinyurl.com/om3usp6
https://www.facebook.com/RoswellJazzFestival

Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 4 p.m.
Bill with the Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band
Performing Gershwin: Concerto in F and variations on “I Got Rhythm”
James Martin and Keith Fiddmont, directors
Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center

1310 11th St. (at Santa Monica Boulevard)
Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 434-3005
http://tinyurl.com/mw6lbb3

Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 2 p.m.
Bill performs Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” with the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra
Mitch Glickman, Music Director
Carpenter Performing Arts Center
Cal State Long Beach

6200 E. Atherton St.
Long Beach, CA 90815

Free; ticket required
(562) 985-7000 (ticket office)

http://tinyurl.com/mya76hb
Info: (310) 876-8130 (Mitch Glickman)

Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with pianist Alison Edwards
“Four Hands/One Piano: Crossing Over from Classical to Jazz”
Boston Court Performing Arts Center

70 N. Mentor Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 683-6883
http://tinyurl.com/om3usp6

Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with the Dan St. Marseille Quartet
Dan St. Marseille, tenor sax, Roger Shew, bass, and Paul Kreibich, drums
Performing Arts Center Main Stage
Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

(949) 451-5333; ivcartsinfo@ivc.edu
http://tinyurl.com/mbf93ew
Campus map: http://tinyurl.com/lz2h2fv

Friday, September 19, 2014, at 8:30 p.m.
Bill with singer Freda Payne
Celebrating the release of her album “Come Back to Me Love” (co-produced by Bill)
With Kye Palmer, trumpet, Rickey Woodard, sax, John Chiodini, guitar, Jonathan Richards, bass, and Jake Reed, drums
Catalina Jazz Club

6725 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 466-2210
http://www.catalinajazzclub.com

Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Bill directs “Concert Under the Stars” at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Singers, with special guests Dawn Bishop and John Proulx, vocalists, and Tom Ranier, clarinet
Gates open at 5 p.m.

North Lawn, Cal State Fullerton
Gymnasium Campus Drive at N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3480, csufevents@fullerton.edu
http://www.fullerton.edu/concert/

Monday, September 1, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
Bill with Ann Hampton Callaway, Niki Haris and Curtis Stigers, vocals; Ken Peplowski, clarinet; Martin Wind, bass; and Tim Horner, drums
Vail Jazz Party

Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Sunday, August 31, 2014, at 4 p.m.
Bill with Ann Hampton Callaway, vocals, Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
With guests Ken Peplowski, clarinet and tenor sax, Grace Kelly, alto sax, and Wycliffe Gordon, trombone
Vail Jazz Party

Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Sunday, August 31, 2014, at 1:40 p.m.
Bill with Terell Stafford and Alphonso Horne, trumpet; Jerry Weldon, tenor sax; Katie Thiroux, bass, and Allan Finney, drums
Vail Jazz Party

Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 8:55 p.m.
Bill in singer Ann Hampton Callaway’s Multimedia Tribute to Sarah Vaughan
With Jeff Clayton, alto sax, Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Vail Jazz Party
Grand Ballroom
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort

715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 7:45 p.m.
Bill with the Vail Jazz Party House Band
With Terell Stafford, trumpet, Jeff Clayton, alto sax, Wycliffe Gordon, trombone, John Clayton, bass, and Lewis Nash, drums
Grand Ballroom
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort

715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Bill in a Vail Jazz Party tribute to Mel Lewis
With Tim Horner and Jeff Hamilton, drums, and Martin Wind, bass

Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 12:40 p.m.
Bill in piano duos at the Vail Jazz Party
With Tamir Hendelman, Justin Kauflin and Eric Reed
Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Friday, August 29, 2014, at 10:40 p.m.
Bill in a Vail Jazz Party late-night jam session
With Niki Haris, vocals; Alphonso Horne, trumpet; Ken Peplowski, clarinet and tenor sax; Dave Stryker, guitar; Katie Thiroux, bass; and Lewis Nash and Tim Horner, drums
Wing’s Place/First Chair Cafe
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort

715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Vail Jazz Party House Band
With Terell Stafford, trumpet, Jeff Clayton, alto sax, Wycliffe Gordon, trombone, John Clayton, bass, and Lewis Nash, drums

Jazz tent at Vail Square outside the Arrabelle hotel
Vail, CO 81657

(888) VAILJAM, or (888) 824-5526; (970) 479-6146
http://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Bill with Luther Hughes and Friends
Luther Hughes, bass, Glenn Cashman, tenor sax, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Lighthouse Cafe
30 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 376-9833
http://www.lutherhughes.com/calendar.html
http://www.thelighthousecafe.net/calendar.html

Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with singer Freda Payne
Celebrating the release of her jazz album “Come Back to Me Love” (co-produced by Bill)
B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
237 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

(212) 997-4144
http://www.bbkingblues.com/calendar.php

Monday, July 28, 2014, at 10 p.m.
Bill on organ with Matt Slocum, drums, and John Storie, guitar
Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
515 W. 7th St., 2nd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 614-0736
http://tinyurl.com/mv44gm7

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Bill plays Brazilian with his All-Star Septet at Sunset Jazz at Newport
With Bob Sheppard, sax, Kye Palmer, trumpet, John Chiodini, guitar, John Belzaguy, bass, Enzo Todesco, drums, and featuring vocalist Carol Bach-y-Rita
Rose Garden
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003
http://www.sunsetjazzatnewport.com

Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty Septet
With Jimmy Greene, sax, Mike Rodriguez, trumpet, James Burton III, trombone, Adam Moezinia, guitar, Doug Weiss, bass, and Dennis Mackrel, drums
Zankel Music Center
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5321
Contact: mcurran@skidmore.edu
http://calendar.skidmore.edu/MasterCalendar/
Campus map:
http://myatlascms.com/map/?id=11&mrkIid=3406

Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with the Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty Septet
With Antonio Hart, alto sax, Mike Rodriguez, trumpet, Michael Dease, trombone, Paul Bollenback, guitar, David Wong, bass, and Dennis Mackrel, drums
Zankel Music Center
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5321
Contact: mcurran@skidmore.edu
http://calendar.skidmore.edu/MasterCalendar/
Campus map:
http://myatlascms.com/map/?id=11&mrkIid=3406

Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21, 2014, at 8 and 10 p.m.
Bill with John La Barbera Big Band
Jazz at the CAP
CAP Studio
13752 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(818) 990-2001
https://www.facebook.com/JazzattheCAP

Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Big Band and Fullerton Latin Ensemble
With guest artist Ignacio Berroa on drums
Featuring music of Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/ARTS/music/2013-2014Events/may2014.html#jazz

Friday, May 9, 2014, at noon, 3 and 4:30 p.m.
Bill as guest artist at the Riverside City College Jazz Festival
Performance with the RCC Jazz Ensemble, noon, Landis Performing Arts Center
Master class, 3 p.m. (location TBA)
Performance with the RCC Lab Jazz Ensemble, 4:30 p.m.,
Landis Performing Arts Center
Riverside City College
4800 Magnolia Ave. 
Riverside, CA 92506

Contact: Charlie Richard
(951) 222-8331
charles.richard@rcc.edu

http://rccjazz.com

Map (with directions)
http://www.rcc.edu/about/parking/Pages/rccdmap.aspx

Campus map:

http://www.rcc.edu/about/parking/Pages/Campus-Map.aspx

Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill as guest artist with the El Camino College Jazz One Big Band
Chris Mello, director
Campus Theatre
El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90506

(800) 832-ARTS (2787)

http://www.elcamino.edu/commadv/centerforarts/eccpg.html#12

Tickets:
http://www.elcamino.edu/commadv/centerforarts/tickets.html

Map and directions:
http://www.elcamino.edu/commadv/centerforarts/Map.html

Saturday, May 10, 2014, at noon, 3 and 5 p.m.
Bill as guest artist at the Riverside City College Jazz Festival
Performance with the RCC Jazz Ensemble and Lab Jazz Ensemble, noon, Landis Performing Arts Center
Master class, 3 p.m. (location TBA)
Performance with the RCC Evening Jazz Ensemble, 5 p.m., Landis
Performing Arts Center
Riverside City College
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
Contact: Charlie Richard
(951) 222-8331
charles.richard@rcc.edu

http://rccjazz.com/jazzfestival.html

Map (with directions)
http://www.rcc.edu/about/parking/Pages/rccdmap.aspx

Campus map:
http://www.rcc.edu/about/parking/Pages/Campus-Map.aspx

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 8:30 and 10 p.m.
Bill with the Jerry Bergonzi/Jeff Ellwood Quintet
Jerry Bergonzi, tenor sax, Jeff Ellwood, sax, Roger Shew, bass, and Joe La Barbera, drums
Jazz at the CAP
CAP Studio
13752 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(818) 990-2001
https://www.facebook.com/JazzattheCAP

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Bill leads Cal State Fullerton jazz ensembles
Reno Jazz Festival
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557

(775) 784-4046
or (800) 233-8928
http://www.unr.edu/rjf

Map: http://www.unr.edu/rjf/pdfs/RJF_Map.pdf

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads Cal State Fullerton jazz small groups
Benton Minor Hall, CPAC-119
Clayes Performing Arts Center
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

Free admission
(657) 278-3511

Friday, April 18, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill with vocalist Kathy Kosins
“Ladies of Cool: A Love Letter to the Feminine in Jazz”
Boston Court Performing Arts Center

70 N. Mentor Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 683-6883
http://www.bostoncourt.com/events/203/kathy-kosins

Sunday, April 20, 2014, at 9 and 11:15 a.m.
All Saints Church Coventry Choir performs Bill Cunliffe’s Mass
Easter services
All Saints Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 796-1172

http://www.allsaints-pas.org

Friday, April 25, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz OrchestraWith guest vocalist Freda Payne

“From ‘Band of Gold’ to the Great American Songbook”
Pre-concert talk with Bill and Freda Payne at 7:30 p.m.; concert at 8 p.m.
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/ARTS/music/2013-2014Events/events.html#payne

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 8 p.m.

Bill with Chris Brubeck and Friends
Performing the music of Dave Brubeck
Brubeck Festival
Chris Brubeck, trombone, Jeff Ellwood, sax, Luther Hughes, bass, Paul Kreibich, drums
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/music/2013-2014Events/mar2014.html#chris

Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads Cal State Fullerton jazz big bands with guest artist Chris Brubeck
Brubeck Festival
Chris Brubeck, trombone
Fullerton Jazz Orchestra and Fullerton Jazz Big Band
Pre-concert talk wtih Chris Brubeck at 7:30 p.m.
Meng Concert Hall
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

(657) 278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/music/2013-2014Events/mar2014.html#jazz

Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Bill with his Latin band, Imaginación
With Bill on organ, Kye Palmer, trumpet, Brian Scanlon, sax, John Chiodini, guitar, and Dick Weller, drums
Palmira Room
Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles International Airport
6225 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 670-9000
www.in-housemusic.com/radisson_calendar.html
https://www.lajazz.com/premier.cfm?premierID=96912

Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 5 p.m.
“And Evening with Bill Cunliffe and Friends — Bach à Bacchus”
Long Beach Bach Festival
Annual wine and jazz night
With Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
The Sky Room
40 S. Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA, 90802

$50; includes wine and hors d’oeuvres
(562) 522-1045
http://longbeachcameratasingers.org/lbcs/bach-a-bacchus-2

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
Playing selectoins from the trio’s album “River Edge, New Jersey”
With Martin Wind, bass, and TIm Horner, drums
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E.S. Onizuka St., Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 620-0908
http://bluewhalemusic.com/march-2014-schedule/

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Bill Cunliffe Trio with Bob Sheppard
Bob Sheppard, sax, Martin Wind, bass, and Tim Horner, drums
Laguna Beach Live! series
[seven-degrees]
891 Laguna Canyon Rd.
(949) 715-9713
http://www.seven-degrees.com/html/location/

Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Bill leads Cal State Fullerton jazz small groups
Benton Minor Hall, CPAC-119
Clayes Performing Arts Center
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

Free Admission

(657) 278-3511

Saturday, March 22, and Sunday, March 23, 2013
Bill at the Paradise Valley Jazz Party
Scottsdale Hilton Resort
6333 N. Scottsdale Rd. (corner of Lincoln and Scottsdale)
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Contact: Don Miller, dzmiller@cox.net
or (480) 948-7993

http:www.paradisevalleyjazz.com

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at 2 p.m.

Bill with singer Ann Hampton Callaway and the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

“The Streisand Songbook”

Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor

Symphony Hall

75 North 2nd St.

Phoenix, AZ  85004-2319

(602) 495-1999 or (800) 776-9080

www.phoenixsymphony.org

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.

Bill at the Newport Beach Jazz Party

“Claudio Roditi’s Brazil”

With Claudio Roditi, trumpet, Harry Allen, tenor sax, John Chiodini, guitar, John Clayton, bass, Chuck Redd, drums and vibes, and Carol Bach-y-Rita, vocals

Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa

900 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003

http://newportbeachjazzparty.com

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.

Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra

With guest artist Butch Miles, drums

Newport Beach Jazz Party

Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa

900 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 759-5003

http://newportbeachjazzparty.com

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at 8 p.m.

Bill with singer Ann Hampton Callaway and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

“The Streisand Songbook”

Matthew Kraemer, conductor

Kleinhans Music Hall

3 Symphony Circle

Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 885-5000

www.bpo.org

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Bill leads Cal State Fullerton jazz ensembles

Fullerton Jazz Orchestra, Fullerton Jazz Big Band and Fullerton Latin Ensemble

Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe
138 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 871-8800
www.steamerscafe.com

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 8:30 and 10 p.m.

Bill with the John La Barbera Big Band

Jazz at the CAP

CAP Studio

13752 Ventura Blvd.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(818) 990-2001

https://www.facebook.com/JazzattheCAP

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Bill with the Woody Witt Quartet

Woody Witt, sax, Lynn Seaton, bass, and Richard DeRosa, drums

Featuring arrangements of Poulenc, Ravel and Delius

Moores School of Music Jazz Festival

Moores Opera House

University of Houston

Houston, TX  77204-4017

(713) 743-3388

http://uhjazz.com/events/jazzfestival/

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Quartet
Celebrating the Grammys 
With Bob Sheppard, sax, Darek Oles, bass, and Adam Czerwinski, drums
Vitello’s
4349 Tujunga Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 769-0905
http://www.vitellosjazz.com/event/bill-cunliffe%E2%80%99s-grammy-celebration-with-special-guests-bob-sheppard-saxfl/

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