Currently Accepting Bookings For:

  • Jazz Festivals
  • College Concerts
  • Jazz Clubs
  • Concert Halls
  • Jazz Clinics

Available as Trio, Quartet and Quintet

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Dave Rocha Jazz Group is available for local, national and international performances.

Contact us for booking information.


Our song list includes numerous arrangements of jazz standards, "pop" and "show" tunes as well as original compositions. Go to the Audio Samples page to hear some selections, or click the linked titles. Although the total list is much more extensive, here are some of the songs that we perform.

Jazz Standards

  • Milestones
  • So What
  • Take Five
  • Dr. Jekyll
  • Bernie's Tune
  • Up Jumped Spring

“Pop” and “Show” Tunes


  • Stella by Starlight
  • Summertime
  • The Days of Wine and Roses
  • A Foggy Day
  • Moonlight in Vermont
  • My Funny Valentine
  • All the Things You Are
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Girl From Ipanema
  • One Note Samba
  • I'll Remember April
  • A Portrait of Jennie
  • I Love You
  • Misty
  • Beautiful Love
  • Once I Loved
  • Love for Sale
  • When I Fall in Love
  • Night and Day
  • On the Trail
  • I Could Write a Book

Places and Players

The Dave Rocha Jazz Group has performed in major cities throughout the United States. Here are just some of the places we have played.

New York: The Jazz Emporium, February's Pub, Three Sisters, Staten Club, Sound of Music, Grandma's, Overseas Press Club, Musicians' Performance Trust Fund, Jazz Interactions

Seattle: Jazz Alley

Los Angeles: Jack's in Glendale, Lunaria, Petrinis

San Francisco: Jazz at Pearls, Chez Hanny, Sanchez Recital Hall, DeAnza Hotel, The Black Cat, Kennedy Park Festival, Burlingame Festival, Gordon Biersch, Uva, The Downtown, Bartholemew Park, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Chaya Brasserie, Vianza, Jazz Vespers at Old First Church and Noe Valley Ministry, The Sardine Can, Bleu Ginger, Prima, Straits, Harry’s, Yerba Buena Gardens

Through the years many great musicians have played with the Dave Rocha Jazz Group.  Here are some of those talented performers.

Piano Mike Nock, Celia Coleman, Bert Eckoff, Art Khu, Dan Zemelman, Frank Bell, Kenny Gill, Wayne de la Cruz, Rich Kuhns

Bass Paul Gormley, Ollie Richardson, Dan Feiszli, Seward McCain, Andrew Higgins, Chris Amberger, Frank Tusa, Carrey Black, Aaron Germain, Ruth Davies, Lorenzo Farrell, Perry Thoorsell, Thomas Williams

Drums Frankie Dunlop, Elliot Zigmund, Joe Jones Jr., Dave Rokeach, Wally Schnalle, Ron Maributu, Bryan Bowman, Paul Kreibich, Jim Zimmerman, Joe Hodge, Kelly Fazman, Beth Goodfellow, Alan Uhren

Guitar Randy Vincent, Brad Buethe, Jeff Massanari, Bob Logan, Chris Pimentel, Dave McNab, Scott Foster, Tomoki Spillsbury

Go to Dave's Calendar for performance listings.
Have Trumpet - Will Travel!
Dave in the car with trumpet
Trumpet with drums