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A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

August 1 @ 8:00 PM
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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

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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Chris Smither

Chris Smither

August 3 @ 7:30 PM
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General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (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 From his early days as the hot New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, […]

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Conjunto Chappottín y Sus Estrellas

Conjunto Chappottín y Sus Estrellas

August 7 @ 7:00 PM
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$25/Advance $30/Door No Comps “… one of the most renowned Son bands in Cuba – Latin Pulse Music Co-led by trumpeter/musical director Jesus Angel Chappotin Coto and percussionist/singer Miguel Cuni, Jr., Conjunto Chappottín has a rich, six decade long history as one of Cuba’s premier ensembles. The group was founded in the 1940s by the legendary Arsenio Rodriguez, an innovative bandleader […]

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Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy

August 8 @ 8:00 PM
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$25/Advance $30/Door “…a potent, dance-worthy blend.” – DownBeat With a contemporary fusion edge and a Brooklyn party band’s street-cred, Snarky Puppy has become known for their swooping dynamics, taking the listener through a world of funk, rock, lush harmonies and jazz melodicism. Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to an internationally respected name in instrumental music, due […]

Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy

August 8 @ 10:00 PM
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$25/Advance $30/Door “…a potent, dance-worthy blend.” – DownBeat With a contemporary fusion edge and a Brooklyn party band’s street-cred, Snarky Puppy has become known for their swooping dynamics, taking the listener through a world of funk, rock, lush harmonies and jazz melodicism. Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to an internationally respected name in instrumental music, due […]

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John Pizzarelli Quartet

John Pizzarelli Quartet

August 10 @ 7:00 PM
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$27/Adv $32/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “…a supreme musical extrovert.” – The New York Times Guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli makes no secret of his musical influences: Nat King Cole, Joao Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and his own father, jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. An unabashed champion of the classic American Songbook standards by […]

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Chick Corea & The Vigil with Tim Garland, Carlitos Del Puerto, Marcus Gilmore, Charles Altura, Luisito Quintero

Chick Corea & The Vigil with Tim Garland, Carlitos Del Puerto, Marcus Gilmore, Charles Altura, Luisito Quintero

August 11 @ 7:30 PM
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at the Rio Theatre $75/Gold Circle Reserved,  $45/General Admission No Comps Doors at 6:30 PM Sponsored by Law Offices of  Atack & Penrose, LLP “Gale force intensity… gloriously impassioned.” – Jazzwise Magazine No one can accuse Chick Corea of resting on his laurels. The 20-time Grammy award-winner and NEA Jazz Master personifies a rare artistic […]

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Dave Weckl Acoustic Band feat. Makoto Ozone – piano & keys, Gary Meek – saxophone and Tom Kennedy – bass

Dave Weckl Acoustic Band feat. Makoto Ozone – piano & keys, Gary Meek – saxophone and Tom Kennedy – bass

August 15 @ 7:00 PM
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$25/Adv  $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “One of the 25 best drummers of all-time.” – Modern Drummer One of the undisputed greats to ever sit behind a drum kit, Dave Weckl, has embarked on his first solo project in over a decade with his new Acoustic Band. Featuring Makoto Ozone on […]

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Lori Rivera presents ‘My Friends’: An evening of Sondheim songs and stories

Lori Rivera presents ‘My Friends’: An evening of Sondheim songs and stories

August 16 @ 7:30 PM
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Tickets: $20/Advance Advance Tickets:  www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM Join Santa Cruz Vocalist Lori Rivera, musical director Colin Hannon and singers Erik Barnes, Danielle Crook, Al Globus, Aimee Paige, Jeremy Thweatt and Sheila Willey at Kuumbwa Jazz Center for an evening of songs by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim. We will be singing songs from the musicals A […]

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Kathleen Murray CD Release

Kathleen Murray CD Release

August 17 @ 6:30 PM
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Doors at 6pm 10$ (online and at the door) Advance Tickets: kathleenmurray.brownpapertickets.com (831)737-3984 Kathleen Murray is a 20 year-old folk singer-songwriter from Santa Cruz, California.  The culmination of influences (Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan to the current Laura Marling and Fiest) along with the constant desire to create honest music have led to the creation of […]

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Big Chief Donald Harrison’s Congo Square Nation

Big Chief Donald Harrison’s Congo Square Nation

August 18 @ 7:00 PM
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$22/Adv $27/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “Both old school and cutting-edge.” —Wall Street Journal New Orleans alto sax great Donald Harrison is “The King of Nouveau Swing,” a style that merges R&B, hip-hop, soul, rock and jazz with Afro-New Orleans traditional music. Harrison is notably the Big Chief of Congo Square Nation, a group that […]

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Dmitri Matheny Group: Sagebrush Rebellion CD Release Celebration

Dmitri Matheny Group: Sagebrush Rebellion CD Release Celebration

August 21 @ 7:00 PM
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$18/Adv $23/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS “Understated, masterful technique and evident joy.” – Jazznews Dmitri Matheny is well-known for his melodic flugelhorn playing and intriguing compositional style. He is particularly at home on ballads where his lyrical, warm tone excels, sometimes inviting comparisons to Chet Baker. On this […]

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John Jorgenson Quintet

John Jorgenson Quintet

August 22 @ 7:30 PM
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General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (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 Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical […]

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Bluegrass Roundup: Steep Ravine // Windy Hill // The Juncos – Club Kuumbwa

Bluegrass Roundup: Steep Ravine // Windy Hill // The Juncos – Club Kuumbwa

August 23 @ 8:00 PM
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Club Kuumbwa’s Bluegrass Roundup – Hosted by Steep Ravine also featuring Windy Hill and The Juncos 8:00 PM $15 at the door All ages The Club Kuumbwa series presents its first-ever Blue Grass Roundup, featuring the finest in the Central Coast’s bluegrass scene.  Hosted and headlined by Steep Ravine, we’re stoked that Windy Hill and The Juncos will also […]

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Roy Hargrove Quintet

Roy Hargrove Quintet

August 25 @ 7:00 PM
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$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Daphne & Stuart Wells and Barbara Beerstein & George Badger “…[his trumpet] sings…like a human voice.” – Dave Brubeck Multiple Grammy award-winning jazz trumpeter/composer Roy Hargrove has always explored diverse music, from Caribbean to funk and straight ahead jazz to pop, winning Grammy Awards for 1998’s Habana with […]

Roy Hargrove Quintet

Roy Hargrove Quintet

August 25 @ 9:00 PM
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$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM ½ PRICE NIGHT FOR STUDENTS Sponsored by Daphne & Stuart Wells and Barbara Beerstein & George Badger “…[his trumpet] sings…like a human voice.” – Dave Brubeck Multiple Grammy award-winning jazz trumpeter/composer Roy Hargrove has always explored diverse music, from Caribbean to funk and straight ahead jazz to pop, winning Grammy Awards […]

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Allan Holdsworth Trio feat. Jimmy Haslip and Virgil Donati

Allan Holdsworth Trio feat. Jimmy Haslip and Virgil Donati

August 28 @ 7:00 PM
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$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “…frighteningly original and unique…” – Guitar Player Widely regarded by fans and musicians alike as one of the 20th century’s most prominent guitarists, Allan Holdsworth is one of a handful of musicians who has consistently proven himself as an innovator in both the worlds of […]

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Funky Friday! Pawn Shop Soul with Simone Cox and M-Tet

Funky Friday! Pawn Shop Soul with Simone Cox and M-Tet

August 29 @ 8:30 PM
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$10 advance, $15 day of the show Advance Tickets Available through Brown Paper Tickets Doors at 8:00 PM More info: 831 247-1647   or   www.facebook.com Pawn Shop Soul returns to Kuumbwa Jazz to headline a second soulsational Funky Friday! The floor will be cleared for dancers ready to get their freak on with the best live funk and soul […]

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