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July 2014

David Murray Infinity Quartet

July 7 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $30/Door ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “… pure hard bop with plenty of soul!” – The Wire Tenor saxophonist David Murray traverses a diverse swath of jazz terrain, from conventional to cutting-edge. With one foot firmly planted in the jazz tradition and the other in the avant-garde, Murray is best known for his long association with The World Saxophone Quartet and an incredibly prolific string of musical collaborations that have included the likes…

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Claudia Gomez

July 10 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “Gomez’s vocals and fretwork are flawless.” – Metroactive.com As a vocalist, guitarist and composer, Claudia Gomez’s Columbian roots are reflected in the wide range of Latin American styles that she has fashioned into a personal expression of her own. With a strong, clear voice, she navigates the twists and turns of Brazilian sambas and Afro-Caribbean rhythms as comfortably as she does the traditional folk music of her home country. Now, reunited with…

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Benny Green Trio feat. David Wong & Kenny Washington

July 14 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Logos Books & Records “Benny Green’s artistic maturity is astonishing….” – Le Jazz Hot Benny Green’s keyboard genius has accompanied the vocal artistry of Betty Carter, apprenticed in the ranks of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and, ultimately replaced the great Gene Harris in the trio of bass legend Ray Brown. His current trio features ace bassist David Wong and recent addition Kenny Washington on drums. Despite flirtations with other…

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Jason Lindner Now vs. Now with Panagiotis Andreou & Justin Tyson

July 17 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS “Now vs Now forges into altogether undeveloped musical terrain.” – NPR Music Led by keyboardist Jason Lindner and featuring bassist Panagiotis Andreou and drummer Justin Tyson, Now vs. Now is a progressive electro-jazz rock trio like none other. The seeds of the band were planted in the early 2000s in New York City’s alternative jazz venues, where the players were able to blend together jazz, hip hop, rock,…

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July 18 @ 7:30 PM

$25 Adv, $32 Door Tickets via Ticketflyor by Phone: 877-435-9849 Or in person at Street Light Records 939 Pacific Ave, Downtown Santa Cruz Doors 7:00 PM More info: 831-334-1153 Like the Hawaiian Islands themselves, HAPA‘s Pan-Polynesian music is an amalgam of infuences ranging from ancient genealogical chants to the strummed ballads of Portuguese fisherman, Spanish cowboys, and the inspired melodies and harmonies of the traditional church choirs of the early missionaries. Add to this a dose of American acoustic folk/rock, and you have…

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feral fauna – Club Kuumbwa

July 19 @ 9:00 PM

9:00 PM $5 at the door All ages By weaving sultry vocals with acoustic instrumentation and electronic production, feral fauna create intriguing musical contrasts between acoustic & electronic, organic & digital, feminine & masculine. feral fauna bridges the genres of soul, pop and electronica, and presents, for this show, Synesthesia: A Celebration of the Senses. www.facebook.com/feralfauna

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Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano

July 21 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Daphne & Stuart Wells and Barbara Beerstein & George Badger “…doubly exhilarating…” – Boston Phoenix 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 infectious performances, have made Sosa an innovator among his contemporaries. His new group,…

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Vieux Farka Toure

July 22 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $25/General Admission Advance Tickets: www.pulseproductions.net In Person: Streetlight Records, 939 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz (831) 421-9200 More info: 831-423-7970 or email: Pulse Productions – michael@pulseproductions.net www.vieuxfarkatoure.com

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Henry Kapono

July 24 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $26.50/Adv Advance Tickets: www.pulseproductions.net In Person: Streetlight Records, downtown Santa Cruz More info: 831-423-2970 or email: Pulse Productions – michael@pulseproductions.net www.henrykapono.com

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Campbell, Robbins, Copley – CRC

July 25 @ 7:00 PM

$10 Tickets at the door Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 310-570-5002 Campbell, Robbins, Copley (CRC) are a local all original Band featuring Doug Campbell and Kimberly Campbell (Vocals,Guitars, Flutes), Dan Robbins (Bass) and Greg Copley (Drums,Vocals). Multi-media concert includes bellydancing! www.facebook.com/crcsantacruz

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