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Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society sets 50th anniversary celebration

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The non-profit Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society has been contributing to the Northern California jazz and classical scene since 1964. Located at Douglas Beach House in Half Moon Bay, the series over the years has presented jazz giants by the score including Bill Evans, McCoy Tyner, Etta James, Ray Brown, Tootie Heath, Betty Carter, Tito Puente, Stan Getz, Art Pepper, Mercer Ellington and Art Farmer. And you can’t beat the oceanfront setting; the Bach is once again on downbeat’s list of the Best Places to Hear Jazz.
BDDS to mark that half-century of service is holding a fund-raising concert gala on January 12. The event features organizer Larry Vuckovich (piano) with Kim Nalley (vocals), Noel Jewkes (reeds), Josh Workman (guitar), Roger Glenn (flute), Hector Lugo (percussion), Michael Zisman (bass) and Akira Tana (drums).
The show starts at 4:30 p.m. and tickets are a bargain at $50. There will be a raffle too featuring donated items from the Miramar Beach Restaurant, Pasta Moon Restaurant, Mezza Luna Italian Restaurant, Half Moon Bay Lodge, Comfort Inn-Half Moon Bay and Omni Foundation.
And if you can’t make it to that show, here are some other upcoming dates.

January 19: Mike Galisatus Big Band
January 26: Dan Hicks and Bayside Jazz
February 9: Disappear Incompletely - The Radiohead Project
February 16: Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
February 23: Helen Sung Group CD release show

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