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Harvey Wainapel & Amigos Brasileiros

Harvey Wainapel & Amigos Brasileiros

September 4 @ 7:00 PM
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Thursday, September 4, 7:00 PM $20/Adv $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “Wainapel displayed incredible intimacy with the language of Brazilian music and great stage presence.” –– O Globo Reedman Harvey Wainapel’s long love affair with Brazilian music has been unwavering. He has performed extensively with Airto Moreira & Flora Purim, Jovino Santos Neto, Guinga, […]

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Joe Ferrara’s Prostate Cancer Songfest

Joe Ferrara’s Prostate Cancer Songfest

September 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Free event Doors: 4:30 PM More info: (831) 426-0158 6th Annual Songfest for Prostate Cancer Awareness Come hear some great music & learn valuable information about Prostate Cancer. Take home a FREE copy of our informatoinal pamphlet “UNDERSTANDING PROSTATE CANCER” available in both ENGLISH & SPANISH! Featuring the music of: Rhan Wilson’s All in Good […]

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Laura Love

Laura Love

September 7 @ 7:30 PM
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Big Bad Gina opens General Admission $21.00 (advance) Gold Circle $32.00 (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 Laura Love will shake the world. The clincher is her live show…She’s […]

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Airto Moreira & Eyedentity

Airto Moreira & Eyedentity

September 8 @ 7:00 PM
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$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Arthur S. Dover, MD, DTMH 
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One Lane Bridge – CD Release Concert

One Lane Bridge – CD Release Concert

September 9 @ 7:30 PM
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Tickets: $15/Advance $18/Door; $13 for Celtic Society Members Advance Tickets: More Music, 512 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online: www.brownpapertickets.com More info: 831-464-9778 One Lane Bridge, guitarist William Coulter, cellist Aria DiSalvio, and fiddler John Weed will mesmerize and delight with their unique, artful arrangements of traditional and contemporary tunes. Fusing folk styles from […]

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The Bills with Ray Bonneville opening

The Bills with Ray Bonneville opening

September 10 @ 7:30 PM
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Ray Bonneville, a past Canadian JUNO winner, opens the show 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 the beautiful West Coast […]

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Wil Blades

Wil Blades

September 11 @ 7:00 PM
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$20/Adv $25/Door ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…the future to carry on the legend, the legacy…of the B3.” – Dr. Lonnie Smith The Hammond B3 organ enthralls with its liquid swoops, soulful vibrato and gospel overtones, and Wil Blades is carrying […]

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Private Event

Private Event

September 12 @ 6:30 AM - 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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Bryn Loosley & The Back Pages – 45th Anniversary of “The Band” – Club Kuumbwa

Bryn Loosley & The Back Pages – 45th Anniversary of “The Band” – Club Kuumbwa

September 13 @ 9:00 PM
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$5 at the door All ages For this special Club Kuumbwa show, local americana group Bryn Loosley & The Back Pages will be performing the eponymous album by The Band, in celebration of its 45th Anniversary.  Joining The Back Pages in this tribute to one of North America’s most influential groups will be a host of special guests. www.brynloosley.com

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Kath Robinson’s CD Release Concert “Blessed Be!”

Kath Robinson’s CD Release Concert “Blessed Be!”

September 14 @ 7:30 PM
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Tickets: General Admission – $25, General Admission and CD $40, VIP Admission and CD – $50 (VIP seating is first 3 rows center aisle) Advance Tickets: kathrobinson.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: julirice@yahoo.com Join us at this CD Release and Birthday Celebration for an evening of music ministry, community singing and magic with special guests Valerie Joi Fiddmont […]

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Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias

September 15 @ 7:00 PM
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$27/Adv $32/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… an artist beyond category.” – Jazziz  Eliane Elias never stops looking for ways to fashion her Brazilian roots into new avenues of expression to entice the ear. Since her appearance on the North American music scene as part of Mike Mainieri’s Steps Ahead, […]

Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias

September 15 @ 9:00 PM
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$27/Adv $32/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “… an artist beyond category.” – Jazziz  Eliane Elias never stops looking for ways to fashion her Brazilian roots into new avenues of expression to entice the ear. Since her appearance on the North American music scene as part of Mike Mainieri’s Steps Ahead, Elias has forged […]

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2014 – 2015 Honor Band Auditions

2014 – 2015 Honor Band Auditions

September 16 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band is an all-star ensemble of high school musicians. Band members attend weekly rehearsals, study complex jazz theory, improvisation and arranging, and learn essential life skills such as communication, cooperation and critical thinking. The Honor Band performs at community benefits, festivals and special events, ending each school year with a concert […]

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Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton

September 17 @ 7:00 PM
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$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…a virtuoso guitarist…” – The New York Times Larry Carlton has been one of the world’s top session guitarists for decades, having played with Steely Dan, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Barbra Streisand, The Crusaders and countless more. Known for his trademark instrument, the Gibson […]

Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton

September 17 @ 9:00 PM
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$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “…a virtuoso guitarist…” – The New York Times Larry Carlton has been one of the world’s top session guitarists for decades, having played with Steely Dan, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Barbra Streisand, The Crusaders and countless more. Known for his trademark instrument, the Gibson 335, Carlton is […]

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Mainswing: Vocal Jazz Quartet

Mainswing: Vocal Jazz Quartet

September 18 @ 7:00 PM
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$12/Adv $17/Door; $8 Students at the door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Mainswing has been amazing Bay Area audiences with their vocal magic since the ’80s. Performing original music and inventive vocal arrangements of standards drawn from the full spectrum of jazz, the ensemble taps into swing, Afro-Cuban, funk, and Brazilian grooves with […]

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Sherry Austin with Henhouse in Concert

Sherry Austin with Henhouse in Concert

September 20 @ 7:30 PM
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Tickets: $20/Advance $25/Door (cash only at the door) Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 6:30 PM More info: 831-724-9583 Henhouse has found that magical combination of music that is often wished for, but rarely found. Whether singing their own material, or the songs of Kate Wolf and others, these four great vocalists come together to form an […]

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Mark Turner Quartet

Mark Turner Quartet

September 25 @ 7:00 PM
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$22/Adv $27/Door ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the most important players that has come along in the last 20 years.” – Ravi Coltrane Mark Turner is one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, renowned for his exploratory […]

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A Benefit for Freedom Within Prison Project

A Benefit for Freedom Within Prison Project

September 26 @ 8:00 PM
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Tickets: $20/Advance $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.BrownPaperTickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: 831-469-3184 A Benefit for Freedom Within Prison Project Come join us as we help support the Freedom Within Prison Project, which has a mission to to change the culture inside prisons and jails, from one of violence and gang oppression, to a place where […]

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The Coffis Brothers Tribute to The Everly Brothers

The Coffis Brothers Tribute to The Everly Brothers

September 27 @ 7:30 PM
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General Admission $21.00 (advance) Gold Circle $32.00 (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 The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men are five young men from the Santa Cruz […]

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Honor Band @ Main St. Garden & Café

Honor Band @ Main St. Garden & Café

September 28 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band members perform for: COMMUNITY SUNDAYS Main Street Garden & Café 3101 North Main St., Soquel, CA 95073 831-477-9265 mainstreetgardencafe.com HOURS:  3:30 PM TO 6:30 PM Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band members perform for a lazy afternoon in the sun at Main Street Garden and Cafe. Enjoy the flavors of Italy and live […]

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter

September 28 @ 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 Carlene Carter comes full circle with her new CD, Carter Girl, released April 8, 2014 […]

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The Cookers: Billy Harper, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart

The Cookers: Billy Harper, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart

September 29 @ 7:00 PM
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$28/Adv $33/Door No Comps ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets available at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Supported in part by the Western Jazz Presenters Network “A bebop supergroup!” – NPR The Cookers – the name comes from the title of Freddie Hubbard’s classic 1965 Blue Note recording, […]

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