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The Rayburn Brothers Band – CD Release Concert

The Rayburn Brothers Band – CD Release Concert

January 4 @ 7:00 PM
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$13 Advance / $15 Door; Ages 12 and under free Advance Tickets at www.rayburnbrothers.com Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 650-279-3480 With Sharon Allen opening Brothers Craig and Keith Rayburn write and sing songs about everything from Love to Loneliness, from the Waves of California to the Yangtze River of China, with melodies that range from dream-like […]

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Pharoah Sanders Quartet

Pharoah Sanders Quartet

January 6 @ 7:00 PM
Pharoah Sanders Quartet – Monday, January 6 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

$26/Adv  $31/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…always trying to reach out to truth.” – Ornette Coleman Possessing one of the most distinctive tenor saxophone tones in jazz, pioneering avant and free-jazz icon Pharoah Sanders got his start playing with Sun Ra, rose to fame in John Coltrane’s group and was given […]

Pharoah Sanders Quartet

Pharoah Sanders Quartet

January 6 @ 9:00 PM
Pharoah Sanders Quartet – Monday, January 6 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

$26/Adv  $31/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “…always trying to reach out to truth.” – Ornette Coleman Possessing one of the most distinctive tenor saxophone tones in jazz, pioneering avant and free-jazz icon Pharoah Sanders got his start playing with Sun Ra, rose to fame in John Coltrane’s group and was given his stage name by […]

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The Hanrahan Quartet Performing John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme”

The Hanrahan Quartet Performing John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme”

January 9 @ 7:00 PM
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John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” – Thursday, January 9 @ 7:00 PM

$12/Adv $17/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “The Hanrahan Quartet embrace, honor, and nurture a masterpiece.” – Chicago Tribune John Hanrahan’s Love Supreme Quartet has been performing together in Chicago and around the globe for over 20 years. This accomplished quartet performs A Love Supreme annually in an effort to share Coltrane’s passion […]

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Robben Ford

Robben Ford

January 10 @ 7:00 PM
Robben Ford – Friday, January 10 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Anne Marie Sorcenelli, Realtor Sereno Group ® “… a blend of Southern funk, blues and soul grooves.” – Jazz Times Guitarist Robben Ford’s first love is the blues, and it is evident in every note he plays. No matter […]

Robben Ford

Robben Ford

January 10 @ 9:00 PM
Robben Ford – Friday, January 10 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Anne Marie Sorcenelli, Realtor Sereno Group ® “… a blend of Southern funk, blues and soul grooves.” – Jazz Times Guitarist Robben Ford’s first love is the blues, and it is evident in every note he plays. No matter what the musical […]

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Kim Nalley with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra – “The Cole Porter Songbook”

Kim Nalley with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra – “The Cole Porter Songbook”

January 13 @ 7:00 PM
Kim Nalley with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra – Monday, January 13 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door All tickets purchased for November 11 will be honored No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Soif Wine Bar and Merchants “… finely tuned powerful voice…” – Jazz Review.com Kim Nalley’s previous tributes to vocal legends Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald – and her collaborations with […]

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Albert Lee

Albert Lee

January 16 @ 7:00 PM
Albert Lee – Thursday, January 16 @ 7:00 PM - SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “One of the finest guitar players who ever walked this earth…” – Vince Gill When Eric Clapton calls you “the greatest guitar player in the world,” you know you’re on to something good. And this is exactly what he said about famed guitar […]

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Bay Area Flamenco Presents: Sueño Flamenco staring Lakshmi “La Chimi”

Bay Area Flamenco Presents: Sueño Flamenco staring Lakshmi “La Chimi”

January 17 @ 8:00 PM
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Bay Area Flamenco presents SUEÑO FLAMENCO Starring LAKSHMI “LA CHIMI” in a rare appearance Direct from Sevilla, Spain! Joined by Spanish Gypsy artists Jesus Montoya, Pedro Cortés and Luis de la Tota Tickets: $40 premium seating (first 3 rows), $25 General Advance Tickets: http://chimi.eventbrite.com Doora: 7:30 PM More info: www.bayareaflamenco.org or 510-444-2820 LAKSHMI “LA CHIMI” Deeply in love […]

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Incredibly Handsome Comedians‬

Incredibly Handsome Comedians‬

January 18 @ 8:00 PM
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Ticket: $25 general, $35 reserved seating (rows 1 – 4 center) Advance Tickets: handsomesantacruz.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 213-293-8760 Finally a comedy tour fighting for the rights of the handsome! Men are persecuted all across the world for the crime of being incredibly good looking. This year men were deported from Saudi Arabia for […]

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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band – Pono Hawaiian Grill

Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band – Pono Hawaiian Grill

January 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Pono Hawaiian Grill 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA Info: 831-427-2227 Join us in welcoming this year’s group at their public debut on Sunday, January 19 at the Pono Hawaiian Grill. The band is directed by pianist and composer, Eddie Mendenhall, and co-directed by tenor saxophonist, Dillon Baiocchi (an honor band alumni). Eddie and Dillon are arranging an exciting […]

Red Molly

Red Molly

January 19 @ 7:30 PM
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General Admission $22.00 (advance) Gold Circle $35.00 (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 Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, […]

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Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones

January 20 @ 7:00 PM
http://kuumbwajazz.org/event/booker-t-jones-2/

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets. $30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Appenrodt Commercial Properties “… potently insistent gospel-soul…” – The Los Angeles Times Booker T. Jones stands tall in the American legacy of rhythm & blues as a GRAMMY Lifetime […]

Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones

January 20 @ 9:00 PM
http://kuumbwajazz.org/event/booker-t-jones-2/

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Appenrodt Commercial Properties “… potently insistent gospel-soul…” – The Los Angeles Times Booker T. Jones stands tall in the American legacy of rhythm & blues as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. In the ’60s, his band, Booker T. & The M.G.s, was a staple of […]

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Rick Walker: Celebration of a Lifetime in Music

Rick Walker: Celebration of a Lifetime in Music

January 23 @ 7:00 PM
Rick Walker: Celebration of a Lifetime in Music – Thursday, January 23 @ 7:00 PM

With Special Guests Daniel Thomas, Chris Wedertz, Bill Walker, Thomas Nold, Dana Scruggs,  Marshall Otwell, Pete Novembre, Aron Caceres, Cameron Smith Local & Live: Honoring Artistry–Celebrating Community! $12/Adv $17/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Multi-instrumentalist/drummer/percussionist, Rick Walker has been on the cutting edge of music for the last 35 years. Although he has toured abroad as […]

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Steep Ravine – Club Kuumbwa

Steep Ravine – Club Kuumbwa

January 24 @ 9:00 PM
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9:30 PM – Doors at 9:00 PM $5 at the door $3 Newcastle Ales All ages Steep Ravine  is an acoustic quartet hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area. Their unique sound, equal parts poetic lyricism and string-playing ingenuity, bends folk and bluegrass in compelling new directions while paying homage to the spirited Northern California […]

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Tim Flannery & Lunatic Fringe

Tim Flannery & Lunatic Fringe

January 25 @ 7:00 PM
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SOLD OUT! Doors at 6:15 PM Presented by Pulse Productions www.timflannery.com

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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band – Whalefest

Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band – Whalefest

January 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Whalefest Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, CA Info: 831-427-2227 Come hear the Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band as they perform for the Fourth Annual Whalefest Monterey, a free 2-day fun family event for all ages. The event celebrates the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and whales, while benefiting many local marine conservation non-profit organizations. […]

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Howard Levy & Chris Siebold

Howard Levy & Chris Siebold

January 27 @ 7:00 PM
Howard Levy & Chris Siebold – Monday, January 27 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… (Levy) is a force on any instrument he plays.” – The Chicago Tribune A virtuoso of the diatonic harmonica, Howard Levy, is also an excellent pianist. An original member of Bela Fleck’s Flecktones, he has radically changed the approach to the harmonica, broadening its musical […]

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Hawaiian Slack Key Masters George Kahumoku Jr. and Ledward Kaapana

Hawaiian Slack Key Masters George Kahumoku Jr. and Ledward Kaapana

January 29 @ 7:30 PM
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Tickets: $30/Advance  $35/Night of Show Advance Tickets: www.ticketfly.com By phone: 877-435-9849 In Person: Streetlight Records, downtown Santa Cruz Doors: 7:00 PM More info: 831-334-1153 There’s a reason he’s been called Hawaii’s Renaissance man: George Kahumoku Jr. is a multiple Grammy Award & Hoku Award winning master slack key guitarist, songwriter, world-traveling performer, high school and […]

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Ashwin Batish’s Sitar Power

Ashwin Batish’s Sitar Power

January 30 @ 7:00 PM
Master Class: Ashwin Batish – Tuesday, February 18 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $15/Adv $20/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…your mind is likely to be delightfully blown…” – SF Weekly A legend of the Bay Area’s world music scene, Ashwin Batish is a sitar and tabla master.  Trained from an early age in the north Indian classical traditions by his father, Batish has […]

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Retro Soul Dance Party with The Inciters

Retro Soul Dance Party with The Inciters

January 31 @ 7:30 PM
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$12/Advance  $15/Door Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com or by phone 800-838-3006 * * Advance ticket sales end at 4:30 pm day of show; Tickets available at the door beginning at 6:30 PM Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 831-246-0692 Leave message if you have a question  - Tickets are still available! One of the West Coast’s finest Northern Soul bands, […]

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