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November 2013

No Divas 2nd Annual Fall Concert

November 2, 2013 @ 8:00 PM

No Divas 2nd Annual Fall Concert $20 Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.comor by phone: (831) 684-1664 Doors: 7:30 PM More info: (831) 684-1664 No Divas (formerly Release the Sirens) is putting the polish on its second annual Fall concert. This emerging eight-voice ensemble delivers a rounded handful of great tunes from around the world and through the centuries. From show tunes to rock to renaissance to 40′s swing to African to opera to shape note to Native American to jazz standards  –…

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Jesse Autumn & Grandad Coyote

November 3, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$12 Tickets at: www.brownpapertickets.com More info: 831-464-2743 Singer/songwriter Jesse Autumn presents a night of beautiful, earthy & ethereal chamber pop ballads.  Autumn’s soaring voice and intricate piano, harp & pump organ accompaniment – often played simultaneously by herself – joins forces with the rough and sonorous beauty of cello ensemble – Barry Phillips, Aria DiSalvio and Lewis Rawlinson – with new string arrangements by Phillips, a recent Grammy award winner. Opening the show is folk band Grandad Coyote, lead by…

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Omar Sosa Afri-Lectric Sextet

November 4, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Mateo Lettunich “Sosa’s music is the unifying sort.” – New York Times Lauded pianist and composer, Omar Sosa, with six previous Grammy nominations to his credit, has established an international reputation for his exciting brand of Afro-Cuban jazz. His dedication to the roots of his music, blended with contemporary harmonic structures and crowd-pleasing performances, have made Sosa an innovator among his contemporaries. His latest album, Eggun, was…

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Makana

November 5, 2013 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions Makana is a composer, singer, slack key guitar master and pioneer of the SLACK ROCK guitar style.The National Geographic Society recorded Makana in concert for their “Geo Sessions” series and stated, “With five albums to his…

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Bill Frisell’s Big Sur Quartet featuring Hank Roberts, Rudy Royston & Jenny Scheinman

November 7, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$27/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…the single most important guitarist in jazz.” – Seattle Times California central coasters will feel an immediate connection to the new project by guitarist Bill Frisell. The piece was commissioned by the Monterey Jazz Festival and was written at, and inspired by, Big Sur’s Glen Deven Ranch. A pastoral rendering of the wooded California coastline, Frisell’s unique combination of jazz, blues and country compliments the scenery perfectly. The Big Sur Quartet is…

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Bill Frisell’s Big Sur Quartet featuring Hank Roberts, Rudy Royston & Jenny Scheinman

November 7, 2013 @ 9:00 PM

$27/Adv $30/Door No Comps 1/2 Price Night For Students Doors at 8:30 PM “…the single most important guitarist in jazz.” – Seattle Times California central coasters will feel an immediate connection to the new project by guitarist Bill Frisell. The piece was commissioned by the Monterey Jazz Festival and was written at, and inspired by, Big Sur’s Glen Deven Ranch. A pastoral rendering of the wooded California coastline, Frisell’s unique combination of jazz, blues and country compliments the scenery perfectly. The Big Sur Quartet is comprised…

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CANCELLED: Lisa Lindsley performs: “Blossom Dearie. A Tribute”

November 8, 2013 @ 7:30 PM

CANCELLED! More info: walter@kiamanijazz.com or (510) 735-6390 Produced By: Walter M. Mitchell Entertainment Jazz vocalist Lisa Lindsley, an engaging storyteller and balladeer of the first order debuts “Blossom Dearie: A Tribute.” With impeccable support from Mike Greensill on piano, and  John Wiitala on bass, Lindsley is fearless in her rendition of Blossom Dearie bringing a softness and tenderness similar to Dearie’s style. “As a singer, you are always trying to find your voice,” says Lindsley;” and I always connected with Blossom…

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Michael Feinberg Trio – Club Kuumbwa

November 9, 2013 @ 9:00 PM

9:30 PM – Doors at 9:00 PM $5 at the door All ages $3 Lagunitas! Bassist Michael Feinberg‘s latest recording, The Elvin Jones Project, (Sunnyside Records) continues his ascent in the jazz world. At 25 years old the Atlanta native and Brooklyn resident has already put out 3 records as a leader and performed alongside legends including Billy Hart, John Scofield and Ambrose Akinmusire.  As the LA Times gamely puts it, ”Like Andre the Giant in The Princess Bride, bass players may not…

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Tim Weed CD Release Celebration

November 10, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

Sunday, November 10, 7:00 PM Tim Weed CD Release Celebration Tickets: $20 Advance, $25 Day of Show Advance Tickets: http://timweed-nov10.brownpapertickets.com/ Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 415 663-4012 After starting out as a teenage banjo prodigy, Tim Weed has established himself as a solo artist, band leader, and multi-instrumentalist known for infusing world-class acoustic music with jazz, classical and international influences. He rose to acclaim with his 2004 release of original classical music for the 5-string banjo, Milagros, which has been…

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CONCERT RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 13th: Kim Nalley with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra – “The Cole Porter Songbook”

November 11, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

CONCERT RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 13 ALL TICKETS FOR NOV. 11 WILL BE VALID FOR NEW DATE.  FOR REFUNDS, PLEASE CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE (831) 425-JAZZ (5299) SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Soif Wine Bar and Merchants “She can sing anything.” – Northside SF Magazine Kim Nalley’s previous tributes to vocal legends Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald – and her collaborations with organist Rhoda Scott and saxophonist Houston Person –…

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