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Events for May 21, 2014 through June 6, 2014

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May 2014

Middle Space Collective: Kurt Stockdale, Frank Buchanan, Reuben Rogers, Ulysses Owens, Jr.

May 22 @ 7:00 PM

Thursday, May 22, 7:00 PM $20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “[Ulysses Owens Jr.]…one of the most talked-about drummer’s on the scene…” – All About Jazz The powerful musical amalgamation that is Middle Space Collective returns to Kuumbwa for an evening of funky grooves and rollicking swing, celebrating the release of their CD Paradigm Shift. Featuring composing duo Kurt Stockdale – saxophone and Frank Buchanan – guitar and backed by veteran rhythm section Reuben Rogers – bass…

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Stellamara feat. Colleena Shakti, Kristen Sague and Aliah Najmabadi

May 23 @ 8:00 PM

$20 Advance/ $25 Door Tickets available at the door only starting at 7:30 PM Doors at 7:30 PM “…a haunting elegance of expression.” – Electronic Musician Electro-acoustic world music ensemble Stellamara presents an exceptional showcase concert in collaboration with world renowned Odissi, Indian tribal fusion dance artist, Colleena Shakti, and contemporary Persian devotional dance artists Kristen Sague and Aliah Najmabadi.  Stellamara premiers their exciting new music with passionate rhythms, eastern melodies, dramatic orchestral sections, otherworldly ambience and deep bass grooves, and with…

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Private Event

May 24 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC For Information on hosting your next private event at Kuumbwa Jazz, visit: http://kuumbwajazz.org/venue-rental/private-events/ or call 831-427-2227

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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band

May 28 @ 7:00 PM

$10/Adv $15/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Directed by esteemed educator and performer, Eddie Mendenhall, the Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band is comprised of gifted high school jazz musicians from Santa Cruz, Los Gatos and Carmel areas. This ensemble has appeared at Monterey’s annual Whalefest, Next Generation Jazz Festival and San Jose Winter Jazz Festival, has opened for Jazz at Lincoln Center at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium and presented a collaborative piece with the Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre…

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Ann Whittington Quintet

May 29 @ 7:00 PM

$15/Adv $20/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… a soulful singer and songwriter…”  – Monterey Herald Ann Whittington never stops refining and redefining her musical vision. As a singer/songwriter, Ann’s warm and welcoming voice has been serenading Bay Area music fans for years with an ever-evolving style of storytelling through song. She always enlists the best of Santa Cruz jazz talent for her eclectic projects, and her current group is no exception. Performing with her is a veteran…

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A Tribute to Neil Young

May 30 @ 8:00 PM

$20/ Advance & $25/Door Tickets:  www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 pm Tammi Brown; Coffis Bros; Pat Nevins; Jessica Marks; Bear Dyken and Somer Moon; Kalyani Graff; Kora Feder; Bill Dakin; Steve Sofranco; Larry Graff; Terry Shields; Paul Garcia; Louie Ferrara More information: The Wheel Company 831.469.3184

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Private Event

May 31 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC For Information on hosting your next private event at Kuumbwa Jazz, visit: http://kuumbwajazz.org/venue-rental/private-events/ or call 831-427-2227

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June 2014

Oz Noy Trio with Oteil Burbridge & Keith Carlock

June 2 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…[a] six-string daredevil.” – Guitar World Guitarist Oz Noy is a virtuoso who not only brings rock & blues inspired fireworks to the stage, but a jazz sensibility and astounding musicianship. Together with longtime Allman Brothers Band member Oteil Burbridge and Steely Dan and Sting alum Keith Carlock, they define what is means to be a Power Trio. Expect a night of Noy’s signature guitar sounds as well as…

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Danilo Brito

June 5 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Adv  $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… supremely gifted…” – Mandolin Magazine Danilo Brito is important to the world of music both for his extraordinary musicianship, and for the unique musical and cultural tradition he promulgates through his work—the choro music of Brazil. His is the quintessential story of a child prodigy. At the age of 3, he took his father’s mandolin from a chair and played separate strings clearly and at the age of 5, surprised…

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Dead on Live: Workingman’s Dead/American Beauty

June 6 @ 8:00 PM

$25 Door (Advance ticket sales have ended) TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR STARTING AT 7:00 PM Doors: 7:00 PM More info: Carta Studios (415) 747-1477 A highly successful east coast touring band, Dead On Live is finally making its west coast debut! Creating the Grateful Dead experience note for note! Dead On Live, led by touring and recording veteran multi-instrumentalist Marc Muller (Shania Twain, Bruce Springsteen, Tommy Shaw) has become recognized as one of the top acts to pay tribute to…

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