EVENTS

PANORAMA CREATIVE MUSIC SUMMIT

Presented by the Jazz Studies and Commercial Music Programs, the third annual Panorama Creative Music Summit will feature acclaimed visiting artists, local performers, and Bakersfield College faculty, students, and alumni performing original music and exploring a broad range of styles and creative approaches across the jazz-pop continuum. All events are free and open to the public.

 

For a complete schedule of events visit the Panorama Recordings website

September 16-19, 2019 • PAC Indoor Theater

JAZZ COMBOS + RALPH ALESSI QUINTET

The Bakersfield College Jazz Combos directed by Kris Tiner present a concert featuring original student compositions and standards, with a feature set by visiting artist Ralph Alessi and his quintet. Alessi is a highly acclaimed trumpet player and composer and his group features NYC heavyweights Jon Irabagon on saxophone, Drew Gress on bass, Andy Milne on piano, and Mark Ferber on drums playing music from the new ECM release Imaginary Friends.

$10 general, $7 students. $35 VIP Donor tickets include a pre-concert wine and hors d'oeuvres reception (must be 21+). Tickets available at Eventbrite.com or at the door. Proceeds benefit the BC Jazz Studies Program.

October 30, 2019 • 7PM • PAC Indoor Theater

JAZZ COMBOS AT TEMBLOR

The Bakersfield College Jazz Combos directed by Kris Tiner will be the featured artist at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop which takes place every Tuesday night at Temblor Brewing Co., 3200 Buck Owens Blvd Suite 200.  

Free admission, all ages welcome.

November 19, 2019 • 7:30PM • Temblor Brewing Co.

BC JAZZ ENSEMBLE FALL CONCERT

Part of the college-wide celebration of the Mahatma Gandhi Sesquicentennial, the BC Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of works for big band on themes of freedom, social justice, and civil rights. Featuring jazz tributes to Martin Luther King, John Brown, Desmond Tutu, and the Liberian Centennial, with music by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Oliver Nelson.

$10 general, $7 students/staff/seniors. Tickets available at Eventbrite.com or at the door. Proceeds benefit the BC Jazz Studies Program.

December 9, 2019 • 7:30PM • PAC Indoor Theater

KCMEA JAZZ DAY AT BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE

The Kern County Music Educators' Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program are pleased to announce the fifth annual KCMEA Jazz Day at Bakersfield College. This all-day event will feature student jazz ensembles from throughout Kern County performing in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theater. The program will include special guests, noted clinicians, and a showcase performance by the BC Jazz Ensemble.

 

All daytime events in the Indoor Theater are free and open to the public.

April 2, 2020 • 8AM-5PM • PAC Indoor Theater

BC JAZZ ENSEMBLE SPRING CONCERT

The BC Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Tiner presents a concert of classic and contemporary works for big band. 

$10 general, $7 students/staff/seniors. Tickets available at Eventbrite.com or at the door. Proceeds benefit the BC Jazz Studies Program.

May 11, 2020 • 7:30PM • PAC Indoor Theater