Upcoming Gigs


Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 8:30 p.m. 

Bill with vocalist Freda Payne

Catalina Jazz Club

6725 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 466-2210

http://www.catalinajazzclub.com


Sunday, July 21, 2013, at 5 p.m.

Bill with singer Julie Kelly at All Saints Church Jazz Vespers

All Saints Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 583-2725 or jazz@allsaints-pas.org

Free; goodwill offering accepted

http://www.allsaints-pas.org/worship/jazz-vespers/


Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. 
Bill with his Latin jazz quintet, Imaginación

With Kye Palmer, trumpet, Bob Sheppard, sax, John Belzaguy, bass, and Bernie Dresel, drums
Vibrato Grill Jazz
2930 Beverly Glen Circle
Bel-Air, CA 90077

(310) 474-9400
https://vibrato.herbalpertpresents.com


Friday, July 26, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Trio

Celebrating the release of "River Edge, New Jersey" on Azica Records

Palmira Room

Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles Airport

6225 W. Century Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 670-9000

www.in-housemusic.com

Past Performances

Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill with Skidmore Jazz Institute faculty sextet

With Pat La Barbera, sax; Bobby Shew and Mike Rodriguez, trumpet; Curtis Fuller and Jim Pugh, trombone; Todd Coolman, bass, Dennis Mackrel, drums

Zankel Music Center

Skidmore College

815 N. Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5546

http://cms.skidmore.edu/events/index.cfm?deptref=39&displayType=list


Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill with Skidmore Jazz Institute faculty sextet

With Pat La Barbera, sax; Bobby Shew and Mike Rodriguez, trumpet; Curtis Fuller and Jim Pugh, trombone; Todd Coolman, bass, Dennis Mackrel, drums

Zankel Music Center

Skidmore College

815 N. Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5546

http://cms.skidmore.edu/events/index.cfm?deptref=39&displayType=list


Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 5 p.m.

Bill with his Latin jazz band, Imaginación

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Hancock Park

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 857-6000

http://www.lacma.org/event/imaginacion

Free admission


June 10, 11 and 12, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Quartet

With Chuck Manning, saxophone, Chris Colangelo, bass, and Matt Gordy, drums

Celebrating release of CD "River Edge, New Jersey" on Azica Records

Orange Island International Jazz Festival

Changsha, Hunan Province, China


Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 6 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Trio

With Jonathan Richards, bass, and Peter Erskine, drums

Celebrating release of "River Edge, New Jersey" CD on Azica Records

Make Music Pasadena festival

Boston Court Performing Arts Center

70 N. Mentor Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 683-6883

http://www.bostoncourt.com/events/186/make-music-pasadena

Free admission


Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. 

Bill with vocalist Denise Donatelli and bassist Bruce Hamada

Hosted by Don Gordon of Hawaii Public Radio

Studio 909

Musicians Association of Hawaii

949 Kapiolani Blvd. 

Honolulu, HI 96814

(808) 596-2121

http://www.musicianshawaii.com/studio-909


Sunday, May 19, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.

Premiere of Bill Cunliffe's "To Be," for youth choir and piano

All Saints Church

132 N. Euclid Ave. 

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 796-1172

http://www.allsaints-pas.org/calendar/2013/5/19/daily/fby-category/fval-3/


Friday, May 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.

Bill with singer Ann Hampton Callaway

Tribute to Barbra Streisand

Edmonds Center for the Arts 

410 Fourth Ave. North

Edmonds, WA 98020

(425) 275-9595

http://edmondscenterforthearts.org


Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill leads the Fullerton Jazz Big Band and Latin Ensemble

With guest artists Poncho Sanchez, percussionist, and Francisco Torres, trombonist/composer

Meng Concert Hall

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/may.htm#band2


Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Trio

Celebrating release of "River Edge, New Jersey" CD on Azica Records

With Darek Oles, bass, and Charles Ruggiero, drums

Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe

138 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

(714) 871-8800
www.steamerscafe.com


Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 4 p.m.

Music of Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Gershwin and Cunliffe

Bill with Alison Edwards, duo pianos

Alvas Showroom

1417 W. 8th St.

San Pedro, CA 90732

(800) 403-3447

http://www.alvasshowroom.com


Friday, May 3, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill leads the Fullerton Jazz Orchestra 

With guest artist John Clayton, bass

Meng Concert Hall

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/may.htm#jazz


Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Trio

Celebrating release of "River Edge, New Jersey" CD on Azica Records

With Darek Oles, bass, and Mark Ferber, drums

Vitello's 

4349 Tujunga Ave.

Studio City, CA 91604

  1. (818)769-0905

http://www.vitellosjazz.com/event/grammy-winner-bill-cunliffe-trio/


Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, 2013

Bill leads the Cal State Fullerton Jazz Orchestra

Reno Jazz Festival

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89557

(775) 784-4046

or (800) 233-8928

http://www.unr.edu/rjf


Monday, April 22, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.

Bill with the Monday Night Big Band

Theatre One, Performing Arts Center

Northwest College, Spring Branch Campus

Houston Community College 

1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway N.

Houston, TX 77043

Info: woodrow.witt@hccs.com 


Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Bill plays from his album "The Blues and the Abstract Truth, Take 2"

Music of Oliver Nelson

With Woody Witt, members of the Monday Night Big Band and faculty

Theatre One, Performing Arts Center

Northwest College, Spring Branch Campus

Houston Community College 

1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway N.

Houston, TX 77043

Info: woodrow.witt@hccs.com 


Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, 2013, at 9 p.m.

Bill with the Woody Witt Quartet

Woody Witt, sax, Glen Ackerman, bass, and Shawn Hajizadeh, drums

Cezanne

4100 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

(832) 592-7464

http://www.cezannejazz.com


Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Cal State Fullerton Jazz Faculty

Bill Cunliffe Trio with Kye Palmer and Chuck Tumlinson, trumpet,

and Gary Foster and Jeff Ellwood, sax

Meng Concert Hall

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/april.htm#faculty


Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 2 to 4 p.m.

Jazz Roundtable

KSPC 88.7 FM

Claremont, Calif.

http://kspc.org


Saturday, March 30, 2013 

Soiree with Bill Cunliffe

Music of Frank Sinatra

Vail Jazz Foundation Winter Series 

At the home of Wing and Maureen Mayer

Edwards, CO

Reservations: (970) 479-6146

http://www.vailjazz.org/


Monday, March 18, 2013, at 9:30 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Organ Trio

With John Chiodini, guitar, and Charles Ruggiero, drums

Oyster House Saloon

12446 Moorpark St.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818)761-8686

www.oysterhousesaloon.com


Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill with singer Ann Hampton Callaway and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

"The Streisand Songbook"

Knoxville Civic Auditorium

500 Howard Baker Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37915

http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com/

(865) 291-3310


Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill leads Cal State Fullerton Jazz Small Groups

Benton Minor Hall, CPAC-119

Clayes Performing Arts Center

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

Free Admission

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/october.htm#small


Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill leads the Fullerton Jazz Orchestra and Fullerton Jazz Big Band

Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe
138 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

(714) 871-8800
www.steamerscafe.com


Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill leads the Fullerton Jazz Orchestra and Fullerton Jazz Big Band

With guest artist Clay Jenkins, trumpet

Meng Concert Hall

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/march.htm#jazz


Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 6 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Trio with Bob Sheppard, sax

Laguna Beach Live! series

Aliso Creek Inn

31106 South Coast Highway

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Info: (949) 715-9713

http://www.lagunabeachlive.org/concerts/jazzwednesdays.html


Tuesday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, March 2, 2013

Bill with the Harry Allen Quartet

Marians Jazzroom

Hotel Innere Enge

Engestrasse 54, CH-3012

Bern, Switzerland

Phone: 031-309-61-11

http://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/html/home_e.htm

Email: info@mariansjazzroom.ch


Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill with Alison Edwards in duo piano recital

Cal State Fullerton faculty event

Featuring music of Rachmaninoff and Cunliffe

Meng Concert Hall

Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

  1. (657)278-3371

http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/2012-2013events/february.htm#alison


Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Big Band 

Vitello's 

4349 Tujunga Ave.

Studio City, CA 91604

  1. (818)769-0905

http://www.vitellosjazz.com/event/grammy-winner-2013-nominee-bill-cunliffe-big-band/


Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at 9:30 p.m.

Bill Cunliffe Organ Trio

With John Chiodini, guitar, and Curt Bisquera, drums

Oyster House Saloon

12446 Moorpark St.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 761-8686

www.oysterhousesaloon.com


Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at 6 p.m.

Bill plays "Rhapsody in Blue" at the NAMM Show

National Association of Music Merchants 

Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 1-6

700 W. Convention Way

Anaheim, CA 92802

www.namm.org


Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 8 and 10 p.m. 

Bill Cunliffe Trio at the Kitano

With Todd Coolman, bass, and John Riley, drums

Jazz at Kitano

Kitano Hotel

66 Park Ave. at 38th St. 

New York, NY 10016

(212) 885-7119

http://www.kitano.com/Jazz-Schedule


Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet

Alvas Showroom

1417 W. 8th St.

San Pedro, CA 90732

(800) 403-3447

http://www.alvasshowroom.com/calendar.php


Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at 9 p.m.

Bill with the Joe La Barbera Quintet

Blue Whale

123 Astronaut E.S. Onizuka St., Suite 301

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 620-0908

http://bluewhalemusic.com


To see where Bill performed in 2012, click here.

To see where Bill performed in 2011, click here.