This fall, the sounds of live jazz will once again fill the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.


Tickets are $16 for Bechtler members; $20 for nonmembers. Buy tickets online below or call 704.353.9209. Light bites and a full bar are available for purchase. Tickets are always free for Jazz Affinity Group Members.

Concertgoers may choose from one of two shows: 6 p.m. or 8:15 p.m. Each concert is 75 minutes and performed without an intermission.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. show and at 7:45 for the 8:15 show.

New this year: Advance ticket registration is required for all shows to guarantee seating

Please note: For general admission, you are guaranteed a seat, but seating location is on a first come, first served basis.

Jazz Affinity Group Reservations

Season tickets to Jazz at the Bechtler are available via the Bechtler’s Jazz Affinity Group. The group is currently full but to be added to the waitlist, or for more information, contact

For any questions about your Jazz Affinity Group Membership, please email Mat Duncan at     

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:

2021 - 2022 Jazz at the Bechtler Season Schedule

Holiday Jazz

Featuring Al Strong 

Friday, December 3

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Post-Holiday Blues

Featuring Kobie Watkins and Andre Ferreri

Friday, January 7 

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Jazz for Lovers

Featuring Toni Tupponce

Friday, February 4

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Jazz at the Bechtler

Featuring Six-time Grammy-nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon

Friday, March 4

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Smokin' Saxophones

Featuring Danny Walsh and Emiko O'Hara Walsh

Friday, April 1

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Tribute to Miles Davis

Featuring Lynn Grissett and Kobie Watkins

Friday, May 6

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Latin Jazz

Featuring Jim Brock, Nelson Rios, and Al Strong

Friday, June 3

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The Ziad Jazz Quartet

Jazz concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet. The quartet features Ziad Rabie, artistic director and saxophone; Noel Freidline, keyboards; Ron Brendle, bass; and Rick Dior (or Al Sergel), drums. Concerts may also feature guest musicians and vocalists.

Read more about Ziad Rabie here and here


  • Monday10am - 5pm
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10am - 5pm
  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm


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