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

The Johnny Bones Quintet

The Sax man from fan favorite band Th California Honeydrops brings his own quartet to the Tipple's stage. Johnny Bones - saxaphone Emily Day - vocals Stave Haight - bass Beaumont  Beaullieu - drums Neil Fontano - piano

$12.00 – $20.00

The Lisa Mezzacappa Quartet

Lisa Mezzacappa is a San Francisco Bay Area-based composer, bassist, bandleader, and producer. Called “one of the most imaginative figures on the Bay Area creative jazz scene” by The Mercury News and “a Bay Area treasure” by KQED public radio, she has been an active part of California’s vibrant music community for nearly 20 years. Mezzacappa’s activities as […]

$12.00 – $20.00

Calvin Keys with the Brian Ho B3 Trio

Jazz guitarist Calvin Keys is a legend among soul-jazz fans and known for his lean, muscular single-string solo style. In 1971, he signed with Black Jazz label, released a pair of albums and played in the Ray Charles Orchestra. Keys' unique phrasing and his ability to balance sophisticated jazz harmonics with tough R&B and soul […]

$12.00 – $20.00

The Kenya Moses Bossa Nova Quartet

Kenya Moses is an American vocalist of African American and Afro-Brazilian heritage, sharing music from Brazil, Latin America and around the world.  Born in Americus, Georgia, and shortly thereafter moving to Darmstadt, Germany; Kenya was exposed to a wide range of musical experiences, which have influenced her subsequent years of studying and performing.Kenya became obsessed […]

$12.00 – $20.00

Tiffany Austin

 "I always come back to soul. We must live with soulful connection to ourselves and our history.” — TIFFANY AUSTIN Rather than separating African-American music into kindred tributaries, Austin plunges into the whole river of sound that’s sustained black life in America since before the nation’s founding. “I’ve experienced multiple instances of people trying to […]

$12.00 – $20.00