BRUNS & Baché (FKA “Bruns Collective with Kevin Baché”) is a Los Angeles based music group and originator of the jazz-pop music genre.  Coined a “modern-day Blood Sweat & Tears”, and reminiscent of the band Chicago. Founded in 2010 by drummer/producer Jason Lee BRUNS [Bruhns] and fronted by vocalist/songwriter Kevín Baché [bah-shay]. 


This 9-piece group boasts a horn section and backing vocals, and is known for their vintage sound and powerful lead vocals. BRUNS & Baché do to jazz what the Rolling Stones did to blues; bringing an old school genre into the mainstream through pop-friendly melodies and jazz inspired arrangements. 

The musician lineup boasts a who’s-who of L.A.’s A-list session players of whom have recorded with major label artists including Ray Charles, Michael Bublé, Ziggy Marley, Maria Schneider, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Phil Collins


The band has been performing to sold-out audiences at Southern California’s top venues for over a decade at Catalina Jazz Club, Herb Alpert’s Vibrato, Vitello’s, Campus JAX (Newport Beach), various Santa Monica music series (Miles Memorial Playhouse, Reed Park), and Jazz at LACMA. In 2017 and 2019 they completed multi-city tours in Japan.

Their past two albums were Top-10 charting (College Music Journal, Roots Music Report) airing on 300+ radio stations nationwide. Several songs from the “Cherry Avenue” album enjoyed weekly spins on L.A.’s #1 jazz station K-JAZZ 88.1FM for over a year.


They are soon to release a vinyl box set that includes three albums produced by BRUNS – “Get Back”,  ” Happy Holidays”,  and “Tribute con Salsa” (feat. Andy Garcia), recorded at the famous EastWest Studio Two (Frank Sinatra, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beach Boys, Whitney Houston), mixed by Grammy winning mixer Craig Bauer (Kane West, Lupe Fiasco), and mastered by Dave Collins (Ben Harper, Bruce Springsteen, No Doubt, The Police).

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Jason Lee Bruns


Beck, Liane Carroll, GOT commercial


Kevin Baché


David Bowie, Steve Miller

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Fabio de Souza


Ziggy Marley, Jungle Fire, Lady Antebellum


Mahesh Balasooriya


Arturo Sandoval, Engelbert Humperdinck, Wayne Shorter

Thomas – LACMA

Ben Thomas


The Happy Maladies, Shandy & Eva, Natália Spadini


Luca Alemanno


Dave Koz, Maria Schneider, Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Alex Hahn

Alto & Soprano Sax

Michael Bublé, music faculty at LACHSA

Blake – LACMA

Ron Francis Blake

Trumpet & Flügelhorn

Elton John, Poncho Sanchez, Green Day

Special Guests

Amy Keys

Amy Keys

Backup Vocals

Phil Collins, Ringo Starr, Toto

Fields – LACMA

Brandon Fields

Tenor Sax

George Benson, Tower of Power, Ray Charles

Buckingham – LACMA

Katisse Buckingham


Prince, Anchorman (jazz flute solo), Yellowjackets


Zane Musa

sax (d. Feb. 2, 2015) – RIP to a legendary sax player and amazing person. A founding member of this band who also played with Jimmy Kimmel Live, Carson Daily Show, Christina Aguilera, Arturo Sandoval, John Mayer, Macy Gray and many others.


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New Albums

Coming Soon!

Highlight Reel from 1st Japan Tour[watch here!]