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Jason Lee Bruns Collective with Kevin Baché

Cover: $20 // Show: 7:30pm


Daniel Szabo - piano
Luca Alemanno - bass
Angelo Metz - guitar
Ron Blake - trumpet
Alex Hahn - sax
Jacques Voyemant - trombone

+ special guests:

Brandon Fields - tenor
Katisse Buckingham - flute

Jason Lee Bruns with vocalist Kevin Baché (pronounced “bah-SHAY”) both write and arrange for this multi-genre inspired 8-piece jazz band complete with horn section featuring L.A.’s top jazz musicians whom mostly teach at various major universities and/or tour & record with major label artists.

They recently concluded a successful 8 show tour in Japan for their top-20 charting album “Cherry Avenue” that was included on the 58th Grammy Nomination Ballot.  This and their prior album “Live at Catalina Jazz Club” have been spun for past three years on ~300 radio stations nationwide (including our local KJAZZ 88.1FM). The group has garnered numerous remarkable media reviews from reputable music publications (print & digital). Even people who think they don’t like jazz’ leave feeling inspired and surprised at how much they enjoyed the show. 

Outside of this band both Bruns and Baché have performed with major artist including Beck (“Sound & Vision” performance and video), Game of Thrones (season III commercial), Lewis Price (singer of The Temptations), Liane Carroll (2x BBC Jazz Award Winner), Steve Miller Band, etc… They both hold Master's degrees in Jazz Studies from USC.  Bruns adding a unique flair to the group inspired by his world travels of studying folkloric rhythms, which are creatively applied to his arrangements and playing.


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