Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra

A Los Angeles-based creative big band directed by Alan Chan!


Rancho Calaveras EP

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PRESS KIT –– Bio • Press • Photos
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6.8.2014, 7:30 pm
+ Min Xiao-Fen
"Exploring Fusion of Big Band and Pipa"
Gateway Performance Series | Buy Tickets

7.1.2014, doors @7pm / music @8:30pm
SHRIMP TALE CD Release Party
@ Catalina Bar and Grill | Buy Tickets

8.4.2014, 7:30 pm
NYC DEBUT + CD Release Party II
@ ShapeShifter Lab

2.2014 - DownBeat article by Kirk Silsbee
February issue | Link | PDF

2.3.2014, 8 & 9:30 pm
Celebrating the Year of the Horse!!

@ Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

11.8.2013 - TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program - LA18 (Chinese)

10.30.2013, 8 pm
Rancho Calaveras EP Release Party

@ Vitello's Restaurant | Postcard
Photo Album by Dana RossVitellos

10.16.2013, 8:15 pm
Alan conducts Brussels Jazz Orchestra at Flagey, Belgium

Sept. 2013 - RTHK Interviews
- RTHK4: Ben Pelletier (46 min.) MP3
9.3 - RTHK3: Phil Whelan (19 min.) MP3

4.21.2013, 9:30 & 11 pm
A Spirit's Dream & Moving to a New Capital Shanghai Premiere
Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble

The JZ Club, Shanghai, China

April 2013 - ACJO Recording Session at the Bridge Recording Studio
Watch: YouTube | YouKu

3.6.2013 - TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program - LA18 (Chinese)

3.6.2013, 7:30 pm
at Gateway Performance Series
"Rancho Calaveras" - a Musical Farm!

Sponsor: New Music USA | Postcard

2.11.2013. 8 & 9:30 pm
A Chinese New Year Celebration!!
Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

12.21.2012, 10 pm
Alan Chan Jazz Septet "Winter News"

The Stone, New York, NY
Brittany Anjou, vibraphone | Greg Chudzik, bass
Joe Hertenstein, drums | Sean Sonderegger, multi-reeds
K. Page Stuart, voice | Harvey Valdes, guitar

Sponsor: New Music USA | Postcard

7.30.2012, 8 & 9:30 pm
ACJO Debut

Typhoon Restaurant | Postcard

5.20.2012, 7 pm
Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan

5.2.2011, 7:30 pm
Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan
Sponsor: American Composers Forum

Newsletters: 2014: Jan. 16 // 2013: Dec. 2 // Oct. 28 // Aug. 17 // July 11

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"...distinction is evident on the first downbeat."
— DownBeat Magazine / Kirk Silsbee

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"Alan is bringing a set of sounds that haven't been heard before in an L.A. big band"
— Rick Baptist

DownBeat Magazine article (Februry 2013)

** Thanks to all 35 contributors who joined the ACJO Debut CD Partnership Program, our first CD, the Rancho Calaveras EP, was released on October 15, 2013! Our debut "Shrimp Tale" album will be released this Summer in both Los Angeles and NYC! More news coming soon!


On this website, you can download our EPK, listen to samples and learn more about us. For bookings and inquires, please contact Alan Chan at