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Bob performs with jazz legend Harry Sheppard at the Backstreet Cafe this Valentines day. 

-Reserve your table early-




Bob Chadwick Harry Sheppard Jazz Houston vibraphone flute bass flute


Bob and Harry performing at Rainbow Lodge the first Friday of every month in 2021. performances from 6-9 pm

2011 Ella Blvd
(at East TC Jester)
Houston, TX 77008
reservations recommended
Bob Chadwick and Harry Sheppard Rainbow Lodge 2021 first fridays


Bob Chadwick and Harry Sheppard performances return to Crabby Daddy!

Fridays November 13th, 20th,&27th


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The Bob Chadwick Trio features Bob Chadwick, flutes, with Ray Wilson on guitar and Andrew Gordon on upright bass. Bob is an accomplished flautist and band leader, performing in the Houston area and nationally for over 35 years.

The Trio's repertoire includes an impressive collection of bossa nova and Latin American tunes along with familiar jazz standards.

Bob's use of bass flute brings a fresh voice to the classic Brazilian bossa nova. The velvety earthy sound of the bass flute evokes a mystery and depth that comes to life with his technical mastery and intuitive sensibilities.

The ensemble provides a welcome interlude of musical entertainment that is both soothing and lively.

Bob Chadwick with Harry Sheppard featured on ReverbNation

Bob Chadwick and Harry Sheppard's CD "Dharma" is featured on the ReverbNation website


Harmony in the Air at Hobby Airport

Bob Chadwick Trio, Ray Wilson/guitar & Victor de la Garza/bass, is performing regularly at Hobby Airport. The trio plays bossanova and swing in a unique setting featuring the smooth sounds of the bass flute. It's wonderful to be a part of this exciting & unique program offered by HAS/City of Houston!

HAS: "The Houston Airport System’s (HAS) “Harmony in the Air Performing Arts Program” is designed to assist in creating a less stressful environment for passengers traveling through Hobby Airport (HOU).

Through the utilization of both live musical performances and other variations of performing arts, the program seeks to celebrate the rich cultural experience found throughout the nation’s 4th largest city and enhance the overall passenger experience at the same time.


Countryman E6 microphones

Bob Chadwick uses the Countryman E6 and is featured in on the Countryman microphone website 


Featured soloist on internation all flute big band recording

Bob Chadwick is a featured performer on the Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band's new CD

The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band's 'Game Changer,' out on Capri Records, features special performances by Ali, Holly Hofmann, Hubert Laws, Nestor Torres, Bob Chadwick and 14 more of the most important flute players in jazz, along with a pianist Mark Levine, bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Akira Tana. Bob Chadwick and Rufus Reid perform Li'l Darlin' together.


Review in Houston Jazz Scene

"Bob Chadwick's playing is especially interesting because he has achieved great technical proficiency, grasping the essence of the more obscure modalities, and has not sacrificed spirit, emotion, soul and swing. He succeeds in using all aspects of music technique as tools, not end-products. This ability has contributed to his being repeatedly voted "Best Jazz Instrumentalist" in the annual Public News Reader's Poll."


Deborah Dunlap, Houston Jazz Scene

Shakuhachi performance at Asia Society Tiger Ball

Asia Society Tiger Ball

Shakuhachi performance by Bob Chadwick

Asian flutes: Shakuhachi, bansuri, dizi

6:30PM - 10PM

1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004


With a 22-year history, Asia Society Texas Center's annual gala draws patrons, business and cultural leaders, and diplomats. At Tiger Ball 2012, attendees will sip champagne and sample Asian hors d'oeuvres in the elegant surroundings of the $48.4 million Center designed by Yoshio Taniguchi before moving across the street for a sumptuous dinner in a block-size party pavilion.

This first unveiling of the stunning Center will launch the four-day Grand Opening.



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Bob Chadwick and Harry Sheppard at the Rainbow Lodge 2021