Bing Music Series in the Atrium
FRIDAY OCTOBER 2, 12:30PM
DOGWOOD — Pop Music
Tara Taylor, and Eric Frykman combine various musical backgrounds and training to bring you a rhythmic-acoustic interpretation of pop and Americana cover tunes from The Beatles to The Black Crowes and beyond. Excellent acoustic guitar and vocals are a hallmark of this wonderful duo providing crowd-pleasing tunes at their concerts.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7, 12:30PM
CHIH-JUNG HSU & WEN-CHUN KU — Classical Music
Violinist Chih-Jung Hsu and pianist Wen-Chun Ku are frequent collaborators as the K. H. Duo, having performed in recitals and concerts in California and Maryland. The duo is defined by its pursuit of the subtlety, honesty, and passion as musicians for the classical genre. This program will feature works of the Romantic era by Beethoven, Liszt, and Ravel.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 9, 12:30PM
THE SADDLE CATS — Western Swing
Winners of the Will Rogers Cowboy “Western Swing Group of the Year” and “Western Swing Album of the Year” by the Academy of Western Artists. The Saddle Cats four-piece band is enlivening Cowboy and Western Music with a singular energy and drive. Their avowed goal—to celebrate the swing tradition of Bob Wills, Milton Brown and Spade Cooley with abandon, finesse and exuberant spirits.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14, 12:30PM
BLUE, APACHE SONG-CATCHER — Native-American Inspired Music
Blue’s music crosses barriers and penetrates the heart and spirit in unprecedented ways. A master flute player, Blue brings an intensity and authenticity that is unsurpassed by other players of his instrument. This concert will be a solo performance and is as much an experience as a concert while his Native American-inspired compositions transport you with their beautiful melodies.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 16, 12:30PM
DAVE ROCHA — American Jazz Standards
Dave Rocha’s playing of the trumpet is truly masterful. He has a beautiful, clear tone and his playing is athletic and precise. Dave brings American Jazz standards to life on one of the most difficult of all instruments. He plays with style, elegance, humor and intelligence and is one of the Bay Area’s in-demand top musicians.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 21, 12:30PM
ECLAIR DE LUNE — Gypsy Jazz
Eclair de Lune is a popular acoustic swing-jazz quartet. They deliver a soulful, far-ranging sound from Gypsy Jazz, Hot Club swing, bossa nova, West Coast jazz, tango, Parisian musette waltz, Great American Songbook, pop classics, and world café.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 23, 12:30PM
CIGANOS — Latin Music
If you are a fan of great Latin Music you are in for a treat. If you are not familiar with the music, here is the perfect concert to get acquainted with this beautiful, passionate genre expertly performed by Ciganos. They will take you on a musical journey through Latin America and South America playing rumbas, tangos, ballads and more!
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 28, 12:30PM
BELLA 2 — Classical Music
San Francisco-based “Dynamic Duo” Eric Gaenslen on cello and Mimi Lee on piano invite you to enjoy works by Beethoven, Schubert and more. Eric is a highly sought-after cellist and has performed in venues across North America and Europe. Mimi, pianist, is a founding member of BELLA Music, and connecting with others through music, has always been her passion. She is a Board-Certified anesthesiologist, avid swimmer, yogini, underwater photographer and breast cancer survivor.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 30, 12:30PM
NAT JOHNSON QUARTET — Jazz Standards & Swing Music
Nat brings his quartet of the very best jazz musicians anywhere! Nat’s superb baritone voice and bass guitar will be accompianed by Chris Siebert on piano, leader of the “Red Hot Skillet Lickers” a well known Bay Area jazz group. Jules Broussard, on saxophone, one of the Bay Area’s jazz and blues giants has played in Ray Charles’ Band. Danny Armstrong on trombone, first-call session and concert musician.