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Events for December 2, 2013 through December 13, 2013

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December 2013

Louis Hayes & the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band feat. Vincent Herring & Jeremy Pelt

December 2, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… (one) of jazz’s most exciting, imaginative drummers.” – JazzTimes Louis Hayes’ Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band pays tribute to the music of the great Cannonball Adderley Quintet, one of the most popular jazz groups of the ’60s and early ’70s. Cannonball’s quintet was that rare jazz ensemble to cross over into pop music territory with a hit single, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy. A former member of the original Adderley Quintet,…

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Joey DeFrancesco and the Vibe

December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…ebullient virtuosity…” – JazzTimes A prodigious talent at an early age, organist Joey DeFrancesco was playing his own gigs at the age of ten with legendary musicians such as Philly Joe Jones and Hank Mobley, and signed his first recording contract at sixteen. After playing piano in Miles Davis’ 1980s groups, DeFrancesco played a key role in the revitalization of the Hammond B3 organ on the jazz scene. DeFrancesco’s latest…

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Joey DeFrancesco and the Vibe

December 5, 2013 @ 9:00 PM

$25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “…ebullient virtuosity…” – JazzTimes A prodigious talent at an early age, organist Joey DeFrancesco was playing his own gigs at the age of ten with legendary musicians such as Philly Joe Jones and Hank Mobley, and signed his first recording contract at sixteen. After playing piano in Miles Davis’ 1980s groups, DeFrancesco played a key role in the revitalization of the Hammond B3 organ on the jazz scene. DeFrancesco’s latest project blends his signature sound…

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Patt Casion and IOC featuring Tammi Brown

December 6, 2013 @ 7:30 PM

$20.00 Advance Tickets: www.inticketing.com Doors: 7:00 PM For more information: e-mail: pattsc31@gmail.com or call 831-601-7113 Opening Set will be John Nava & His Latin Jazz Collective  IOC includes : Richard Hall -Key’s/vocals, John Wineglass -Violin, John Nava – percussion, Darrin Thomas-drums, Tarell Martin-drums…. Patt Casion’s tone is warm yet assertive a peculiar mixture of Coltrane, Shorter and yet able to retain the “fun-loving funkiness” of Maceo. IOC Collective is a network of musicians who fuse the post-bop jazz sound of the 50s,…

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DecemberChild Benefit: Superior Olive, Aynsley Dunbar, David & Liinda Laflamme of It’s a Beautiful Day

December 7, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $20 Advance Tickets: http://stillfumin.com/stillfuminstore.html and at Offshore Music at 926 Soquel Ave in Santa Cruz. Doors: 6:30 PM More info: www.decemberchild.org Superior Olive led by Tom Savell will be performing their unique blend of rock originals and deep classic covers. They will be joined on stage by several musical celebrity guests, including renowned drummer Aynsley Dunbar, who can be heard on countless hits by Jefferson Starship, Journey, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, and many others.  Also, David and Linda Laflamme of the legendary Bay…

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Bay Area Flamenco presents: Zambomba Gitana

December 8, 2013 @ 6:00 PM

$45/Premium seating (first 3 rows) $25/General seating Advance tickets: zambomba.eventbrite.com Doors: 5:00 PM More info: 510-444-2820 Featuring Paella Party In the patio from 5:00 – 6:00 PM ZAMBOMBA GITANA will feature an ensemble of flamenco musicians and dancers from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain including José Gálvez “El Duende” “El Pele” María “Chacha” Bermúdez Kina Méndez Angelita Agujetas Antonio de Jerez Luis de la Tota The Zambomba Gitana de Jerez is a flamenco version of an Andalusian holiday celebration where friends, family and neighbors gather to sing…

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The Pedrito Martinez Group

December 9, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Erik’s DeliCafé“… an incomparable performer.”  –New York Times Cuban vocalist and percussionist Pedrito Martinez has been performing onstage since he was eleven-years-old, and it shows through his high-energy concerts. Now based in New York City, Martinez has established himself among the musical elite, gigging with Paquito D’Rivera, Joe Lovano, Sting and touring with the Afro-Beat group Yerba Buena.  As The New Yorker put it, “if anyone can…

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Aoife O’Donovan

December 11, 2013 @ 7:30 PM

$20/Adv $23/Door Sponsored by Santa Cruz Coffee Roasters Doors and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM “…modest rusticity, but as sophisticated as they come.” – New York Times Well-known for her role in alternative bluegrass band, Crooked Still, vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Aoife O’Donovan (pronounced EE- f ah) now steps to the fore with her debut solo album, Fossils. The versatility and appeal of her voice has already landed her collaborations with Alison Krauss and Dave Douglas. She was also the voice heard on…

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The Kalae Miles–Davis Project

December 12, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

$15/Advance  $18/Door Advance tickets online at: www.brownpapertickets.com and at the following outlets: -   Pono Hawaiian Grill 120 Union St  Santa Cruz, CA 95060  (831) 426-7666 -   Element Home Furnishings 723 Soquel Ave  Santa Cruz, CA 95062  (831) 426-6102 -   Logos Books & Records 1117 Pacific Ave  Santa Cruz, CA 95060  (831) 427-5100 -   Aloha Island Grille 1700 Portola Dr  Santa Cruz, CA 95062  (831) 479-3299 Doors: 6:30 PM More info:  831.454.6344 “This young man represents the natural beauty of sound, born in the islands.” – Henry G. Akine, Artistic…

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Bob Dylan Tribute

December 13, 2013 @ 8:00 PM

Friday, December 13, 8 PM $20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.com Doors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company

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