Sunday Oct 1st 2017
Mill Valley Public Library
375 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA 
My trio is putting on a special
"educational" jazz performance
at the library.

In addition to playing some great jazz, we will be talking about and demonstrating our instruments, as well as explaining (and demonstrating) some of the basics of jazz improvisation.

While this is focused on children, especailly middle schoolers, all are welcome, including adults.

Me on trumpet
Chuck Bennett on bass
Brad Buethe on guitar
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Saturday Oct 14th 2017
Cafe Van Kleef
1621 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 
The Hardbop Quintet swings into action again, playing some great
jazz compositions that you may never have heard before, as well as some that you have.

No admission or cover charge.
Lots of street parking.
Plenty of energetic and friendly people at Cafe Van Kleef, including

Dave Rocha on trumpet
Tim Lin on tenor sax
Sue Crosman on keyboard
Jemal Ramirez on drums
Adam Lowdermilk on bass

Come early and stay late.
9:00 pm to 12:30 am
Friday Oct 20th 2017
Marin Country Mart
2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA 
The "Hardbop" Quartet will be playing some high-energy, high-quality jazz out on the plaza (behind the Marin Brewing Company).

Plenty of table space and a play area for the kids!
Don't worry about it getting cold. Lots of space heaters there to keep you warm and toasty.

Dave on trumpet
Ron Marabuto on drums
Noah Schenker on bass
Matt Clark on electric keyboard

Free Admission
Stay as long as you like.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday Oct 25th 2017
Petaluma Regional Library
100 Fairgrounds Drive
Petaluma, CA 
The trio will be pulling out all the stops for this one, with some amazing compositions that they will be improvising on.

Bring the whole family to this free event (please keep small children quiet during the performance).

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn.
Randy Vincent on guitar.
Chuck Bennett on bass.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Thursday Oct 26th 2017
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
1500 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 
Hear ye! Hear ye!

Announcing some great "Happy Hours" jazz at the Holiday Inn.

Dave's trio will be there to "improvise" on great compositions, at a very high level of playing.

Come to the ROH Restaurant and Bar to enjoy:

Great atmosphere
Great cuisine
Great jazz

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Bill Lanphier on bass
Randy Vincent on guitar

See you there!
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday Oct 28th 2017
Sam's Chowder House
4210 No. Cabrillo Highway
Half Moon Bay, CA 
Dave's trio is out on the deck
at Sam's.
Feel that brisk ocean air! Have a nice drink and a warm meal!
Kick back and enjoy some "straight-ahead" jazz!

Dave on trumpet
Danny Gerz on bass
Sue Crosman on keyboard


Lot's of parking and free admission.
Bring the kids, too.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday Oct 30th 2017
Antioch Public Library
501 W. 18th Street
Antioch, CA 
Dave's trio will be bringing some very swingin' jazz to the Antioch Library.

This is a free event and kids are welcome (please make sure they stay quiet).

Dave on trumpet and flugelhorn
Keith Saunders on electric keyboard
Ravi Abcarian on bass
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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