Thursday Jul 19th 2018
Latham Square
16th and Telegraph
Oakland, CA 
The Hardbop Quintet will be the opening act, outdoors and onstage, to help celebrate downtown Oakland with a night of "live" and "DJ" music.

Stop by this "free" event and dig some funky, straight-ahead jazz by the hardest working band in the Bay Area.

Dave on trumpet
Tim Lin on tenor sax
Chris Motter on electric guitar
Danny Gerz on electric bass
Mark Foglia on drums
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Thursday Jul 26th 2018
Terrace Room at the Lake Merritt Hotel
1800 Madison St.
Oakland, CA 
The trio is returning to the Terrace Room for three great sets.

Great Room.
Great Food.
Great Views.
Great Jazz.

No cover or admission charge.
Bring the whole family.

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Ben Stolorow on keyboard
Ravi Abcarian on bass
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday Jul 27th 2018
Atrium at Stanford Medical Center
300 Pasteur Dr.
Palo Alto, CA 
The trio will be performing an hour-long free concert in the Atrium of the Medical Center's main building.

This is open to patients, staff and visitors to the Center.
Plenty of seating in the Atrium area.

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Keith Saunders on piano
Ravi Abcarian on upright bass
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Saturday Jul 28th 2018
Cupertino Library
10800 Torre Ave.
Cupertino, CA 
The trio will be performing outside in the plaza area.

Come early to get a good seat for this free concert.

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn.
Brad Buethe on guitar.
Chuck Bennett on bass.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday Aug 1st 2018
Foster City Library
1000 E. Hillsdale Blvd.
Foster City, CA 
Calling all kids!
Come one and all to the Foster City Library to hear about jazz music.

Improvisation explained!
Instruments demonstrated!
Great jazz music played!

Dave Rocha on trumpet
Brad Buethe on guitar
Chuck Bennett on bass

Come early to get a good seat at this free event.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wednesday Aug 1st 2018
Cigar Bar
850 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA  94133
415-398-0850
Dave's band will be playing some amazing jazz at the Cigar Bar.

Three action-packed sets of improvised music in a trio setting

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Shimpei Ogawa on upright bass
Chris Motter on electric guitar

Come early and stay late.
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday Aug 11th 2018
Cafe Van Kleef
1621 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 
The Hardbop Quintet will be pouring it on.

Dave on trumpet
Steve Feierabend on tenor
Jim Shearer on bass
Otto Huber on drums
Chris Motter on guitar
9:00 pm to 12:30 am
Saturday Aug 18th 2018
Willow Glen Library
1157 Minnesota Ave.
San Jose, CA 
The trio is happy to be part of the festivities for the Willow Glen Library's 10th Anniversary party.

They will be performing an hour long concert in the patio area.

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Chris Motter on guitar
Tom Langan on bass

There's a lot going on at the library that day, so the parking lot could be full. Street parking is close by.

Please check the library's website for more info.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sunday Sep 2nd 2018
Sam's Chowder House
4210 No. Cabrillo Highway
Half Moon Bay, CA 
Spend your Sunday afternoon out on the deck at Sam's.

Enjoy the ocean view, smell the salt water in the air, taste the amazing seafood that Sam's offers, and listen to the fantastic sounds of Dave's trio.

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Keith Saunders on keyboard
TBA on bass

No cover charge. Plenty of free parking in Sam's big lot.
Bring the whole family.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday Sep 8th 2018
Cafe Van Kleef
1621 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 
The "Hardbop Quintet" will be ready to pour it on!
Three full sets of hard-driving, straight-ahead jazz.

No admission or cover charge.
Lots of table and bar space.
Plenty of parking in the immediate area.

Come early for a table close to he bandstand.

Dave on trumpet
Tim Lin on tenor
Sue Crosman on electric keyboard
Ravi Abcarian on bass
Bob Scott on drums
9:00 pm to 12:30 am
Saturday Sep 15th 2018
John F. Kennedy Library
505 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, CA  94590
Dave's trio will be putting on a free one-hour show for kids.
It's an introduction to jazz, and will cover improvisation, how the instruments in the trio are played, and what role each instrument plays in the jazz band.

The show is geared towards pre-schoolers, elementary, and middle school children.
Parents are also invited to attend with their kids.

Dave on trumpet
Chuck Bennett on upright bass
Ben Stolorow on keyboard
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Saturday Oct 27th 2018
Sam's Chowder House
4210 No. Cabrillo Highway
Half Moon Bay, CA 
This is one of the last appearances on the "deck" for this year.
Not to be missed!

Don't worry about it being too chilly. There's space heaters there to keep you warm and toasty.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tuesday Dec 11th 2018
Pleasant Hill Library
1750 Oak Park Blvd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 
Dave's trio will be bringing some Christmas cheer to the library in the form of a live jazz concert.

This will include some original material, great compositions by amazing jazz artists, and some very "hip" Christmas tunes set to jazz.

The trio will be playing in the main reading room.
No admission, and seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Children are welcome, but please help them to remain relatively quiet.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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