UPCOMING SHOWS

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

02.07.19 |8pm

Denver , CO US

CD release performance with Brazilian pianist/composer Carmen Sandim

Mighty Fine Recording Studio

02.08.19 |8pm

Denver , CO US

Performance with Brazilian pianist/composer Carmen Sandim, celebrating new CD release.

Berklee College of Music Performance Center

03.23.19 |8pm

Boston, MA US

Fred Hersch Ensemble (featuring Kurt Elling & Kate McGarry) performs "Leaves of Grass", composed by Fred for a 2005 CD on Palmetto Records and celebrating Walt Whitman's landmark poem.


PAST SHOWS

MUSE Performance Space

12.09.18 |9pm

Lafayette, CO US

CD release event -- trio with Art Lande (piano), Khabu Doug Young (guitar) + BW (sax/woodwinds)

GIG Performance Space

12.07.18 |7:30pm

Santa Fe, NM US

CD release event -- trio with Art Lande (piano), Khabu Doug Young (guitar) + BW (sax/woodwinds)

Outpost Performance Space

12.06.18 |7:30-9:30pm

Albuquerque, NM US

CD release event -- trio with Art Lande (piano), Khabu Doug Young (guitar) + BW (sax/woodwinds)

Shapeshifter Lab

10.19.18 |7-9:30pm

Brooklyn, NY US

w/ Bay Area pianist/composer Manny Moka (latin/funk music) ... 4-horn band featuring Eddie Henderson & Mike Mossman on trumpets, Steve Davis on trombone, BW on sax/flute and Mike Clark on drums.

The Slope Lounge

09.10.18 |sets at 8pm and 9:30pm

Brooklyn, NY US

w/ Neal Kirkwood big band. Great writing & great players.

Kitano Jazz

07.26.18 |sets at 8pm and 10pm

New York City, NY US

Art Lande Quartet:
- Art Lande (piano)
- Bruce Williamson (sax, woodwinds)
- Dean Johnson (bass)
- Dru Heller (drums)

Pompanuck Farm

05.05.18 |7-11pm

Cambridge, NY, NY US

PizzaJazz !! A long-standing tradition at Pompanuck RoundHouse. Wood-fired pizza + music by Hui Cox (guitar), Michael Bisio (bass), Michael Wimberly (drums) and Bruce (sax & piano) ... + many invited guests.

Mr. D's Lounge

02.05.18 |8-11pm

Brooklyn, NY US

Neal Kirkwood Big Band

Zinc Bar --- 82 West 3rd Street

01.26.18 |10pm and midnight

New York City, NY US

PanAmericana, a 20-piece ensemble led by composer/arranger Gary Morgan, will perform two sets of Brazilian and Salsa classics. Excellent band !!

Latea Theater - - 107 Suffolk Street

01.12.18 |8pm - 10pm

New York City, NY US

Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra, a 10-piece ensemble, will perform two sets of Afro Peruvian jazz -- led by singer/composer Corina Bartra.

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall

10.06.17 |7pm

Brooklyn, NY US

Chris Jentsch Nonet in concert. A new jazz suite, "Topics in American History" with jacob Sacks (piano), David Smith (trumpet), Rob Garcia (drums) & others ...

Jazz at Lincoln Center, Appel Room

09.15.17 to 09.16.17 |7pm

New York, NY US

The Fred Hersch Ensemble will play music composed by Fred for the 2005 Palmetto Records recording "Leaves of Grass", celebrating Walt Whitman's landmark poem. Bruce is playing alto sax, clarinet & bass clarinet in this stellar 10-piece ensemble featuring Fred Hersch (piano), Kurt Elling and Kate McGarry (vocals), John Hollenbeck (drums), Tony Malaby (tenor sax) and others.

Kitano Jazz

07.26.17 |8pm and 10pm

New York, NY US

ART LANDE QUARTET: Art Lande (piano), Bruce Williamson (sax & woodwinds), Dean Johnson (bass) and Tony Moreno (drums)

Zinc Bar

07.21.17 |10pm and midnight

New York, NY US

w/ Gary Morgan's PanAmericana 21-piece Latin Jazz Orchestra ... Brazilian & Afro-Cuban

Jazz at Dazzle

06.11.17 |6pm

Denver, CO US

Part of a week-long series of concerts and a recording for future release, longtime musical comrades Khabu Doug Young (guitar), Art Lande (piano & percussion) and Bruce Williamson (sax & woodwinds) will be exploring previously unrecorded original compositions by all three, mixed with spontaneous interactive improvisation.

The Clemente Theater

01.11.17 |7pm

New York, NY US

Benntet (Michael Wimberly-drums, Micahel Bisio-bass, Hui Cox-guitar, Bruce Williamson-sax) perform one set as part of the ArtsForArt series: "Justice is Compassion - Not a Police State"

Bennington College, Deane Carriage Barn

09.21.16 |8pm - 10pm

Bennington, VT US

ART LANDE (piano) and BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax & woodwinds) DUET.
-- an evening of jazz, original music & improvised interplay --

Williams College Brooks-Rogers Hall

09.20.16 |8pm - 10pm

Williamstown, MA US

ART LANDE (piano) and BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax & woodwinds) DUET.
-- an evening of jazz, original music & improvised interplay --

The Falcon

09.19.16 |7pm - 9:30pm

Marlboro, NY US

ART LANDE (piano) and BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax & woodwinds) DUET.
-- an evening of jazz, original music & improvised interplay --

Hudson River Music Hall

09.18.16 |6pm - 8pm

Hudson Falls, NY US

ART LANDE (piano) and BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax & woodwinds) DUET.
-- an evening of jazz, original music & improvised interplay --

Hubbard Hall

09.17.16 |7pm

Cambridge, NY US

ART LANDE (piano) and BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax & woodwinds) DUET.
-- an evening of jazz, original music & improvised interplay --

iBeam

09.15.16 |8:30-11pm

Brooklyn, NY US

ART LANDE (piano) - BRUCE WILLIAMSON (sax, woodwinds)
-- a concert of jazz, original music & improvised interplay

Bennington College Deane Carriage Barn

09.06.16 |8pm

Bennington, VT US

Faculty Concert -- Benntet Jazz Quartet, featuring Michael Wimberly-drums, Michael Bisio-bass, Hui Cox-guitar & Bruce Williamson-sax

KITANO

07.21.16 |8pm and 10pm

New York, NY US

ART LANDE QUARTET:
- Art Lande (piano)
- Bruce Williamson (sax & woodwinds)
- Dean Johnson (bass)
- Tony Moreno (drums)

Hudson River Music Hall

06.18.16 |7pm

Hudson Falls, NY, NY US

Benntet (jazz quartet): Bruce Williamson (sax-woodwinds), Michael Wimberly (drums), Hui Cox (guitar), Michael Bisio (bass)

Oldcastle Theater

04.10.16 |3pm

Bennington, VT US

"Pick Yourself Up", a cabaret of songs with lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Sheldon Harnick, featuring Ida Faiella (voice), David Lahm (piano), Bruce Williamson (sax & woodwinds) and David Finck (bass).

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center

01.07.16 |8pm

NYC, NY US

Arts-For-Arts music event:
Benntet (jazz quartet), featuring Bruce Williamson (tenor sax), Michael Wimberly (drums), Hui Cox (guitar) and Michael Bisio (bass)

Fred Hersch's "Rooms of Light" song cycle -- Montclair State University, Kasser Theater

10.15.15 to 10.18.15 |7:30pm-9pm Thurs & Fri, 8pm-9:30pm Sat, 3pm-4:30pm Sunday

Montclair, NJ US

The Kitano

08.05.15 |sets at 8pm and 10pm

New York, NY US

ART LANDE QUARTET:
- Art Lande, piano
- Bruce Williamson, sax & woodwinds
- Dean Johnson, bass
- Tony Moreno, drums

Chicago The Musical, Ambassador Theater

06.07.15 to 06.20.15 |8pm-10:30pm, 7pm-9:30pm Sunday, 2:30pm-5pm Sat. & Sun.

New York City, NY US

Reed-1 (sax, clarinet, piccolo) with the longest running American musical in Broadway history.

Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center

05.19.15 to 05.21.15 |7:30pm-10pm (all 3 evenings) + 2pm-4:30 matinee on 5/20

New York City, NY US

Performances (playing saxophone) with the orchestra of the American Ballet Theatre, performing "Othello" with music by Elliot Goldenthal and choreography by Lar Lubovitch.

Oldcastle Theatre

04.19.15 |5pm - 7pm

Bennington, VT US

Concert of various works, including songs by Stephen Sonndheim & Cole Porter. Presented by L'Ensemble, featuring vocalist Ida Faiella and pianist Lincoln Mayorga.

ShapeShifter Lab

04.17.15 |9:30pm - 11pm

Brooklyn, NY US

Performance with Afro-Peruvian jazz artist Corina Bartra

Cezanne

04.04.15 |9pm-midnight

Houston, TX US

Jazz Trio Performance with Art Lande - piano, Khabu Doug Young - guitar and Bruce Williamson - sax/woodwinds

Houston Community College, Spring Branch Performing Arts Center

04.02.15 |7pm - 9pm

Houston, TX US

Jazz Trio Performance with Art Lande - piano, Khabu Doug Young - guitar and Bruce Williamson - sax/woodwinds ... followed by a workshop on jazz improvisation.

Houston High School for the Performing & Visual Arts (HSPVA)

04.02.15 |10:30am-noon

Houston, TX US

Jazz Trio Performance with Art Lande - piano, Khabu Doug Young - guitar and Bruce Williamson - sax/woodwinds ... followed by a workshop on jazz improvisation.

North Texas State University, Kenton Hall

03.31.15 |9:30pm

Denton,, TX US

Jazz Trio Performance with Art Lande - piano, Khabu Doug Young - guitar and Bruce Williamson - sax/woodwinds

El Pobre Diablo - Ecuador

02.14.15 |8pm-11pm

Quito, EC

Valentine's Day performance at one of Quito's main clubs -- with trumpeter Walt Szymanski and friends.

La Mandala - Ecuador

02.11.15 |8pm-9pm

Puerto Lopez, EC

"Beach" performance with trumpeter Walt Szymanski & friends.

Cafe Le Saint-Jean, PARIS

12.15.14 |8:30pm-11:30pm

Paris, FR

Bruce Williamson Trio in France

Alibi Jazz Club, Morsain France

12.13.14 |9pm-midnight

Morsain, FR

Bruce Williamson Quartet in France

La Nuit Du Live, Noyon France

12.12.14 |9pm-11:30pm

Noyon, FR

Live video broadcast of Bruce Williamson Quartet

Sunset-Sunside Jazz Club, PARIS

12.11.14 |8pm-11pm

Paris, FR

Bruce Williamson Quartet in France

Jazz Club D'Annecy, France

12.10.14 |9pm-midnight

Annecy, FR

Bruce Williamson Quartet in France

Claude Debussy Conservatory, PARIS

12.09.14 |8pm-10:30pm

Paris, FR

Concert with Conservatory Jazz Faculty

Claude Debussy Conservatory, PARIS

12.09.14 |2pm-5pm

Paris, FR

Masterclass in Jazz Improvisation

Conservatoire A Rayonnement Regional, Versailles Gran Parc

12.08.14 |11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Versailles, FR

Masterclasses in Jazz Improvisation

Freight and Salvage

10.26.14 |noon-4pm

Berkeley, CA

memorial event for guitarist Andre Bush
w/ Art Lande-piano, Alan Hall-drums, Peter Barshay-bass

Delacorte Theatre, Central Park

09.05.14 to 09.07.14 |8pm

NYC, NY

As part of Public Theater's "Shakespeare In The Park" series, Public Works will feature cameo performances of Bruce and the Shinbone Alley Stilt Band in their production of "A Winter's Tale". Directed by Lear deBessonet and music by Todd Almond.

Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer Millennium Stage

09.02.14 |6pm

Washington , DC

Free concert with Corina Bartra & Azu (Afro-Peruvian Jazz)

The Kitano

07.30.14 |2 sets, 8pm and 10pm

New York, NY

ART LANDE QUARTET:
-Art Lande, piano
-Bruce Williamson, sax & woodwinds
-Dean Johnson, bass
-Tony Moreno, drums

Tea Lounge

07.21.14 |8:30-10:30pm

Brooklyn, NY

Neal Kirkwood Big Band
-part of "Size Matters" Series-

Abe Lebewohl Park

07.17.14 |12:30-2pm

New York, NY

3rd street Music Settlement Festival:
Billy Newman Brazilian Jazz Quintet
-Billy Newman, guitar
-Bruce Williamson, sax/clarinet/flute
-Michael Attias, alto sax
-Leco Reis, bass
-Vanderlei Pereira, drums

Baha'i Center

07.01.14 |sets at 8 and 9:30pm

New York, NY

Gary Morgan's PanAmericana:
21-piece latin jazz orchestra playing music from Brazil, Cuba, NYC and beyond

Brooklyn Generation School

06.10.14 |12:30-1:30PM

Brooklyn, NY

School Concert: Music of Khabu Doug Young
-Khabu Doug Young, guitar/ukelele/cavequino
-Bruce Williamson, sop. sax/clarinet/bass clarinet/flute/alto flute/piccolo
-Mike McGinnis, clarinet/bass clarinet/alto clarinet
-Harris Eisenstadt, percussion

Great Lawn, Bennington College

05.31.14 |10am

Bennington, VT

Bruce's Commencement Speech to the graduating class of 2014.
Click on the link to view.

Pompanuck Farm

05.02.14 |6:30pm - 11pm

Cambridge, NY

PIZZA-JAZZ NIGHT:
A regular event at Pompanuck, featuring wood-fired pizza and some of NYC's finest jazz musicians:
-Khabu Doug Young, guitar
-Elena Camerin, vocals
-Bruce Williamson, sax/woodwinds/piano
-David Dunaway, bass
-Michael Wimberly, drums

Greenwall Auditorium, Bennington College

04.18.14 |8pm

Bennington, VT

ROOM TONE FESTIVAL
Live acoustic spatial music by Brant, Ives, Gabrieli and others.

Univ. of Minnesota Duluth - Weber Music Hall

03.07.14 |7:30pm

Duluth, MN

Original Jazz w/ Art Lande (piano) & Johannes Weidenmeuller (bass)

Ambassador Theater

01.07.14 to 02.17.14 |M,T, TH, F, S @ 8pm, Sun @ 7pm, Sat & Sun @ 2:30pm

New York, NY

Chicago, The Musical

Cornelia Street Cafe

12.15.13 |8:30pm and 10pm

New York, NY

w/ Billy Newman Quintet -- Brazilian Jazz

St. Michael's Church

10.05.13 |7:30pm

New York, NY

w/ Afro-Peruvian singer Corina Bartra and AZU

Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College

09.10.13 |8pm

Bennington, VT

Performing with guitarist Hui Cox and drummer Michael Wimberly at Faculty Concert

Martha Hill Theatre - Bennington College

09.01.13 |7pm

Bennington, VT

As part of FACULTY WORKS CONCERT --
Performing new original music with newly formed quartet:
Bruce Williamson -- piano, sax, flute, bass clarinet
Khabu Doug Young -- guitar
Michael Bisio -- acoustic bass
Eric Alabaster -- drums & tabla

Vermont college of Fine Arts

08.07.13 to 08.10.13

Montpelier, VT

4-day jazz residency w/ 10-piece ensemble including Scott Neumann (drums), Andy Eulau (bass), Freddie Bryant (guitar), John Clark (Fr. Horn). Directed by Andy Jaffe and Diane Moser

First Prebyterian Church

05.12.13 |4pm

Ukiah, CA

Deep Valley Chamber Music Series:
CHAMBER JAZZ TRIO --
Paul McCandless - sax & woodwinds
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds
Art Lande - piano

Piedmont Piano Company

05.10.13 |8pm and 9:30pm

Oakland, CA

ART LANDE QUINTET:
Art Lande - piano
Paul McCandless - sax & woodwinds
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds
Peter Barshay - bass
Alan Hall - drums

Throckmorton Theatre

05.09.13

Mill Valley, CA

CHAMBER JAZZ TRIO:
Art Lande - piano
Paul McCandless - sax & woodwinds
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds

Bennington College - Deane Carriage Barn

04.17.13 |8pm

Bennington, VT

Bennington College
retirement celebration for
MILFORD GRAVES

Kitano Jazz

04.10.13 |8pm and 10pm

NYC, NY

ART LANDE QUARTET:
Art Lande - piano
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds
Dean Johnson - bass
Tony Moreno - drums

Hubbard Hall

04.05.13 |8pm

Cambridge, NY

ART LANDE QUARTET:
Art Lande - piano
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds
Dean Johnson - bass
Tony Moreno - drums

The Falcon

04.04.13 |7pm

Marlboro, NY

ART LANDE QUARTET:
Art Lande - piano
Bruce Williamson - sax & woodwinds
Dean Johnson - bass
Tony Moreno - drums

Bucknell University - Chapel Hall

04.03.13 |8pm

Lewisburg, PA

ART LANDE QUARTET:
Art Lande - piano
Bruce Williamson - sax and woodwinds
Dean Johnson - bass
Tony Moreno - drums

Miller Theatre, Columbia University

03.02.13 |3pm and 8pm

NYC, NY

My Coma Dreams, a jazz-theater piece.
Music by jazz pianist/composer Fred Hersch.
Performed by the Fred Hersch Ensemble (including John Hollenbeck - drums, John Herbert - bass, Ralph Alessi - trumpet, Mike Christiensen - trombone, Bruce Williamson & Adam Kolker - sax & woodwinds, + a string quartet) and featuring Michael Winther (actor/singer).

Roulette

11.19.12 |7pm

Brooklyn, NY

NYC-area tribute to MILFORD GRAVES

Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center

06.14.12 to 06.20.12 |check schedule for times

New York City, NY

Bruce will be playing saxophone with the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, performing Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" (choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillanat)

Deane Carriage Barn, Bennington College

05.10.12 |8 PM

Bennington, VT

Performing in Barry Saunders' MFA Concert w/ Mike McGinnis, Vinnie Sperazza and Dan Fabricatore

Queens Library

03.26.12 |6 PM

Queens, NY

Concert with Afro-Peruvian singer Corina Bartra's 10-piece band.

Austrian Cultural Forum

02.14.12 |7:30 PM

New York City

Tribute to Joe Zawinul, featuring
Adam Holzman, Matt Garrison, Mino Cinelu, Kim Plainfield, Gene Pritsker, Wayne Escoffery, Dave Taylor, John Clark & Franz Hackl

Ambassador Theatre

02.03.12 to 02.19.12 |8 pm, 7pm-Sundays, matinee 2:30-Sat & Sun.

New York City, NY

CHICAGO - the musical

Austrian Cultural Forum

01.24.12 |7:30 PM

New York City, NY

Re:Sonance of Mahler's Song of the Earth
Composed by Sarah Weaver
Guest Artists: members of Manhattan New Music Project,
David Taylor (b. trombone), John Clark (French Horn), Franz Hackl (trumpet) & me

The Jazz School

01.15.12 |4:30 pm

Berkeley, CA

Chamber Jazz Trio with world-renown pianist ART LANDE and Grammy-winning woodwind player PAUL McCANDLESS

University of the Streets

11.10.11 |8 pm

New York City, NY

concert with Afro-Peruvian jazz singer-composer Corina Bartra

city-wide

09.16.11 to 09.19.11

Namur , Belgium

Bond St. Theatre's Shinbone Alley Stilt Band performs at 600th Anniversary Festival, Fetes de Wallonie -- a celebration of the stilt-walking tradition

Vermont College of Fine Arts

08.13.11 |7 pm

Montpelier, VT

concert w/ guitarist Freddie Bryant, playing jazz compositions of MFA students of composer Andy Jaffe

Piedmont Piano

07.23.11 |8pm

Oakland, CA

CD Release event for new recording with pianist Debbie Poryes

Elm Street Stage, New Haven Green

06.21.11 |noon

New Haven, CT

Noon-to-Night Festival: New Haven, CT
Performance with Afro-Peruvian jazz singer Corina Bartra

Ambassador Theatre

06.04.11 to 06.05.11

New York City, NY

Williams College - Brooks Rogers Recital Hall

04.19.11 |4:15pm

Williamstown, MA

Chamber Jazz Trio with ART LANDE (piano) and PAUL McCANDLESS (sax-woodwinds)

Bennington College - Deane Carriage Barn

04.18.11 |8pm

Bennington, VT

Chamber Jazz Trio with ART LANDE (piano) and PAUL McCANDLESS (sax-woodwinds)

Hubbard Hall

04.16.11 |8pm

Cambridge, NY

Chamber Jazz Trio with ART LANDE (piano) and PAUL McCANDLESS (sax-woodwinds)

Loft Concert

04.15.11 |8pm and 10pm

Brooklyn, NY

Chamber Jazz Trio with ART LANDE (piano) and PAUL McCANDLESS (sax-woodwinds).
Email Bruce to reserve seat and get address/directions.

The Falcon

04.14.11 |7pm

Marlboro, NY

Chamber Jazz Trio with ART LANDE (piano) and PAUL McCANDLESS (sax-woodwinds)

Ambassador Theatre

02.10.11 to 02.20.11

New York City, NY

Zinc Bar

12.14.10 |sets at 9:30, 11 and 1

New York City, NY

Gary Morgan & PanAmericana
20-piece band (mostly Brazilian music)

Christ & St. Stephen's Church

12.14.10 |8 pm

NYC, NY

music of composer / pianist Martin Hennessy

Ambassador Theatre

12.12.10 |2:30 and 7 pm

NYC, NY

CHICAGO - The Musical

Ambassador Theatre

12.11.10 |8 PM

NYC, NY

CHICAGO - The Musical

Joe's Pub

11.30.10 |6:30 pm

NYC, USA

Manhattan New Music Project
w/ John Clark, David Taylor and others

Pompanuck Farm

11.06.10 |6:30-11:00 pm

Cambridge, NY USA

PizzaJazz event - all proceeds go to children of Bob Bowen

92nd Street Y

10.31.10 |3 pm

New York City, NY USA

Halloween Spectacular w/ Bash The Trash

Ambassador Theatre

10.18.10 to 10.24.10 |8 pm

New York City, NY USA

CHICAGO - the musical

Ditmas Park block party

10.17.10 |1:30

Brooklyn, NY USA

SLOG set - tribute to Bob Bowen

Berkeley JazzSchool

10.10.10 |4:30 pm

Berkeley, CA USA

w/ Debbie Poryes Quintet, celebrating the release of "Catch Your Breath" on OA2 Records.

18th annual Yonkers Riverfest

09.11.10 |1:00-4:30

Yonkers, NY USA

Shinbone Alley Stilt Band

Bennington College

09.07.10 |8 pm

Bennington, VT USA

Duo with bassist Michael Bisio ... part of Music Faculty Concert

Westminster College of the Arts

07.28.10 |7:30 PM

Princeton , NJ USA

World Premiere of "Ruminations", six songs set to poems of William Bronk: Music by Martin Hennessy. Elem Eley-baritone, M. Hennessy-piano, Bruce Williamson-clarinet

w/ Anna Dagmar at Pompanuck

07.23.10 |8 PM

Cambridge, NY USA

Piedmont Piano Company

07.18.10 |4 PM

Oakland, CA USA

a duo concert with jazz pianist Debbie Poryes. I played on her recent CD "Catch Your Breath", released on Origin Records.

Chicago, the Musical: Ambassador Theater

07.10.10 to 07.11.10 |8-Sat. 7-Sun.

New York City, NY USA

Pompanuck Farm

06.25.10 |8 pm

Cambridge, NY USA

Pompanuck Farm presents “Italian Songbook" in concert with Khabu Doug Young and Bruce Williamson, featuring vocalist Elena Camerin.

2-week tour in TURKEY

05.30.10 to 06.11.10

Istanbul, Ankara, Orso and more ...

2-week tour in Turkey with Bond St. Theatre Shinbone Alley Stilt Band, sponsored by the Turkish and American Embassies.