Jazz at the Bechtler: Chris Brubeck

Jazz at the Bechtler: Chris Brubeck

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Friday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Grammy-nominated composer Chris Brubeck performs with the Ziad Jazz Quartet on Friday, October 4.

Chris Brubeck

Chris Brubeck continues to distinguish himself as a multi-faceted performer and creative force. An award-winning writer, he is clearly tuned into the pulse of contemporary music. The respected music critic for The Chicago Tribune, John von Rhein calls Chris: “a composer with a real flair for lyrical melody--a 21st Century Lenny Bernstein.” Chris has created an impressive body of symphonic work while maintaining a demanding touring and recording schedule with his two groups: the Brubeck Brothers Quartet (with brother Dan on drums), and Triple Play, an acoustic trio featuring Chris on piano, bass and trombone along with guitarist Joel Brown and harmonica player extraordinaire Peter Madcat Ruth.

Additionally, Chris performs as a soloist playing his trombone concertos with orchestras and has served as Artist in Residence with orchestras and colleges in America, coaching, lecturing, and performing with students and faculty. 


Concerts are performed at 6 and 8:15 p.m. with no intermissions. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. concert and 7:45 p.m. for the 8:15 p.m. concert. General seating is first come, first served. Enjoy light bites and a cash-only bar. Standing room only is available after all seats are claimed.


Please note the 6 p.m. performance is sold out. 

Tickets are $16 for the public and just $10 for museum members. Buy tickets online, over the phone at 704.353.9209 or at the admission desk. View the full 2019-’20 Jazz at the Bechtler lineup here.

Image: Chris Brubeck

Bio of Chris Brubeck provided by http://chrisbrubeck.com/app/uploads/2017/03/Chris-Composing-Bio-2017.pdf