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July 2014

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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Elias Lammam Trio w/special guest Tareq Rantisi

July 26 @ 7:30 PM

Santa Cruz Arabic Music Ensemble opens Tickets: $15/Adv $20/Door Advance Tickets: EliasLammamKJC.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: 831-227-9514 World-renowned Arabic accordionist and singer Elias Lammam, originally from Lebanon and now resident of Santa Cruz, directs the Elias Lammam Trio. The Trio plays popular Arabic music of the mid-20th century, including songs of Oum Kholthum, Fairuz, Warda, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, and the Rahbani brothers, among others, and Mr. Lammam’s own original compositions and improvisations. The Trio includes Elias Lammam on microtonal accordion and vocals,…

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Jack DeJohnette Trio feat. Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison

July 28 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click the blue Buy Tickets to purchase 9:00 PM tickets. $30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Harry Harrington & Sharon Hale “…extraordinary, flowing… and full of tone color.” – The Guardian Jack DeJohnette the iconoclastic drummer, pianist and composer continues to be a major creative force on top of an already illustrious career stretching back over five decades. A pioneer in the jazz/fusion movement of the late ’60s in bands…

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Jack DeJohnette Trio feat. Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison

July 28 @ 9:00 PM

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Harry Harrington & Sharon Hale “…extraordinary, flowing… and full of tone color.” – The Guardian Jack DeJohnette the iconoclastic drummer, pianist and composer continues to be a major creative force on top of an already illustrious career stretching back over five decades. A pioneer in the jazz/fusion movement of the late ’60s in bands with Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis, DeJohnette began leading his own groups, Compost, Directions, and Special…

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John Bouwsma’s NolaBop

July 31 @ 7:00 PM

$10/Advance $15/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by The Le Boeuf Brothers Emerging Artist Fund Santa Cruz native and Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band alumnus John Bouwsma returns to the Kuumbwa stage leading his own band, NolaBop. A music student at Loyola University New Orleans, the saxophonist weaves a fresh sound of traditional jazz and funk with the burgeoning styles of hip-hop and neo-soul. NolaBop performs original music by members of the band including keyboardist Casey Mattson, as well…

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August 2014

A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

August 1 @ 8:00 PM

Friday, August 1, 8 PM $20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.comDoors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company

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Private Event

August 2 @ 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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