The Aki Kumar Quartet

Aki Kumar left his native home in Mumbai, India for the United States with the intention of working as a software engineer. Then he discovered the sounds of the blues, and his life changed dramatically. One of the hardest working artists on the music scene today, this San Jose-based musician has successfully blended elements of Indian music into […]

$12.00

The Tomoko Funaki Hard Bop Collective

Tomoko Funaki was classically trained on flute and violin before her move to SF in 2002 where she became immersed in studying the upright bass. She has played with such luminaries as Ray Drummond, The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Donald “Duck” Bailey, and Denise Perrier. Catch her on the Tipple’s stage for a night of […]

$12.00

The MIke Olmos Quintet

Mike Olmos has become one the most in demand jazz musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area while maintaining a frequent national and international performance/touring schedule. In the Bay, Mike has been performing with various bands such as the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Pete Escovedo, Wil Blades, […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Joe Warner Trio

Pianist Joe Warner is one of the Bay Area’s brightest young talents. He is Pianist and Musical Director for The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, leads the Joe Warner Trio, and has also performed or recorded with Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Johnny Talbot, Stephanie Crawford, Mary Stallings, Steve Turre, Robert Randolph, Kenny Washington, Elena Pinderhughes, Marvin 'Smitty' Smith, […]

$12.00

The Azure McCall Quartet

Innovative and effervescent vocalist Azure McCall comes to the Tipple’s stage. Hawaii’s first lady of jazz is a multi-award winning vocalist. She is heir to the vocal tradition of Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Ella Fitzgerald. Her warmth and sense of humor fuel every interpretation. Azure became the first singer to work with Freddie Hubbard’s […]

$12.00

The Martin Diller Quartet

Drummer and music director Martin Diller started out in the music industry in 2005. Diller has a Bachelor’s Degree, Bachelor’s of Music – Jazz from the University of Cincinatti and a Master’s Degree, Master of Fine Arts – Jazz Drums from the California Institute of the Arts. Martin has played drums for such notable artists […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Jon Irabagon Quintet

First-generation Filipino-American Jon Irabagon (b. 1978, Chicago) has been influenced by the self-empowering and individualistic philosophies and aesthetic of the great AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians) ensembles as well as the historic world-class tenor saxophone lineage from his hometown. Equally adept at composing for rising stars in new music and the most […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Josh Taylor Quintet

Straight ahead and modern jazz classics played by five experienced Bay Area jazz musicians and recording artists, who together have over 250 years of practice and performing. The Josh Taylor Quintet has been playing at Mr. Tipples since 2015, shortly after the club first opened. Instrumentation includes Mike Browne (alto sax), Rick Brown (trombone), Pepe Jacobo (percussion), […]

$12.00 – $20.00

Tammy Hall featuring Jennifer Bryce

The Tammy Hall Quartet returns to Mr. Tipple’s. She always brings a deep yet playful approach to the music. She’s at home in nearly any musical setting from standards to surprising takes on popular music. Jennifer Bryce was moved to sing at age 7 when she first heard a recording of Ella Fitzgerald.  Since then […]

$12.00 – $20.00

Nathan Bickart

Nathan crafts sensitive, visceral, warm music that insists upon the inherent goodness of all life on Earth. His compositions navigate the inner spaces between jazz, soul, gospel, and folk music; these influences are sown together to create a performance that is welcoming, joyful, and deeply felt.Nathan crafts sensitive, visceral, warm music that insists upon the […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Charles Unger Experience

A major force in the music scene of the San Francisco Bay area for the last 40 years, saxophonist Charles Unger is a musical institution. He is known for his exuberant style and talent, and for a stage show that is unforgettable.Charles brings an undeniable sense of joy to his performances, with a smile that […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Nick Rossi Swing Four

A lifelong West Coaster, Nick was born in San Diego, raised in Los Angeles, and has spent the past 30 years in San Francisco. He studied with Calvin Keys and performed in a variety of jazz-based Bay Area ensembles. Over the past 10+ years he has led a number of his own combos, specializing in […]

$12.00 – $20.00