While the Bechtler has officially reopened, we are continuing to operate at a greatly reduced crowd capacity in accordance with the NCDHHS health guidelines. The Museum and galleries are open for exploration during regular hours of operations, but we will continue presenting after-hour programs like Jazz at the Bechtler virtually until further notice. 

Jazz at the Bechtler is currently livestreamed from the Playroom studios on the first Friday of each month. Concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet, featuring Ziad Rabie, artistic director and saxophone; Noel Freidline, keyboards; Ron Brendle, bass; and Rick Dior (or Al Sergel), drums.

Grab your favorite beverage, boot up your screen, and join us from the comfort of your home for all things jazz.

The Bechtler offers two full concerts at each Jazz at the Bechtler event. Concertgoers may choose from one of two shows: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Each concert will be performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet without an intermission. - See more at: http://www.bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/jazz-at-the-bechtler-33#sthash.VgeX1dN9.dpuf

2021 Jazz at the Bechtler SCHEDULE

Jazz at the Bechtler: Post Holiday Blues

Friday, January 8 at 7 p.m.

Streaming Live from The Playroom

Jazz at the Bechtler: Jazz for Lovers ft. Toni Tupponce

Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m.

Streaming Live from The Playroom

Friday, March 5 at 7 p.m.

*Additional concert details coming soon.

Friday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

*Additional concert details coming soon.

Friday, May 7 at 7 p.m.

*Additional concert details coming soon.

Friday, June 4 at 7 p.m.

*Additional concert details coming soon.

Previous Virtual Jazz at the Bechtler Performances 

Jazz at the Bechtler: Holiday Jazz

Jazz at the Bechtler: Tribute to the Music of Hank Mobley

Jazz at the Bechtler ft. Martin Bejerano

Jazz at the Bechtler: Blue Trane

Jazz at the Bechtler:The Music of Jimmy Heath

Jazz at the Bechtler Returned | Tribute to Christopher Lawing

Read more about Ziad Rabie here and here. Learn more about Jazz at the Bechtler in this video:


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