Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, Smith Dobson has been a stalwart of the S.F. Bay Area jazz scene for over twenty years and now makes his debut as a band leader at the Bach! Dobson has worked with jazz legends like Bobby Hutcherson, Red Rodney, and John Handy and is the son of the late pianist Smith Dobson IV and vocalist Gail Dobson. From the essence of bebop and swing, Dobson brings a uniquely cool tone and agility to the saxophone, presenting a mixture of originals and choice standards from the great American songbook. Dobson's latest album Soul of Wood a warm and vintage homage to influences like Lester Young has set the tone for what will be a captivating performance at the Bach.
Smith Dobson – Tenor and Alto Sax; Keith Saunders – Piano; Eric Markowitz –Bass; Tony Johnson – Drums
Advance ticketing: Adults $35/25, Students $20 (25 & under with ID)
Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society 311 Mirada Rd. Half Moon Bay, CA