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April 2014

Allan Harris Band

April 14 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Advance  $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the three best male jazz vocalists in the country.” – CNN Perhaps best known for his interpretations of jazz standards, Allan Harris’s smooth vocals and guitar styling easily cross genres, from jazz to soul to blues – Tony Bennett calls him his favorite singer. A three-time winner of the New York Nightlife Award for “Outstanding Jazz Vocalist,” the Miami Herald writes that Harris’ voice and demeanor “project the warmth…

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Chihiro Yamanaka Trio

April 11 @ 7:00 PM

$20/Advance $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…imaginative virtuosity…” – NPR Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, Japanese pianist Chihiro Yamanaka has been racking up the accolades as a top tier musician and composer. A Universal Music recording artist, Yamanaka’s music pivots between original compositions and her unique presentation of standards. Her latest album, Because, is a tribute to The Beatles’ catalog and turns songs such as “Yesterday” and “Michelle” into expressions of herself. This is Yamanaka’s…

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René Marie

April 7 @ 7:00 PM

$22/Advance $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the best jazz singers working today.” – Jazz Journal Although she didn’t begin her professional career until her early forties, vocalist René Marie has quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the most heralded singers on the scene today. Fiery and clever, Marie turned heads when she substituted new lyrics into “The Star-Spangled Banner” and continues her bold career with I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha…

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Brad Mehldau Trio

April 4 @ 9:00 PM

$28/Advance $33/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Kyle Goldman “…the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years.” – New York Times Pianist Brad Mehldau has been recording and performing extensively since the early 1990s, yet his most consistent and lauded output over the years has taken place in the trio format. Joined by two West Coast raised compatriots, bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard, the trio is a strikingly dynamic group. First and foremost…

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Brad Mehldau Trio

April 4 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets! $28/Advance $33/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Kyle Goldman “…the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years.” – New York Times Pianist Brad Mehldau has been recording and performing extensively since the early 1990s, yet his most consistent and lauded output over the years has taken place in the trio format. Joined by two West Coast raised…

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March 2014

Stanley Jordan (solo)

March 31 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “A world class guitarist.” – All About Jazz In a career that first took flight in 1985 with near immediate commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleon like musical persona of imagination, versatility, and maverick daring. Known for his one-of-a-kind finger tapping skills, Jordan is able to play melodies and chords simultaneously. Whether taking on classical masterpieces, jazz standards, or a…

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Caminos Flamencos

March 28 @ 7:30 PM

$25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM “Thrilling entertainment.” – Los Angeles Times In the vanguard of the “nuevo flamenco” movement, Caminos Flamencos co-founders Yaelisa and Jason (El Rubio) McGuire have dedicated themselves to the presentation of traditional and contemporary flamenco music and dance. Yaelisa is an Emmy award-winning choreographer and dancer, and the recipient of a NEA Choreography Fellowship. Jason McGuire is internationally respected as one of the top flamenco guitarists playing today. This presentation features…

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Hugh Masekela: 75th Birthday Celebration

March 24 @ 9:00 PM

$30/Advance $35/Door 1/2 Price Night For Students No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by High Notes “…notorious for bucking the trend.” – Rolling Stone World-renowned trumpeter Hugh Masekela is the essence of South African music. A phenomenal grace and power imbue his music, which ranges from funky township grooves to cooking jazz, soul and beyond. More so than any other artist today, trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela is the embodiment of African jazz. After honing what became the sound of ‘Afro-jazz’ in the late…

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Hugh Masekela: 75th Birthday Celebration

March 24 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets! $30/Advance $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by High Notes “…notorious for bucking the trend.” – Rolling Stone World-renowned trumpeter Hugh Masekela is the essence of South African music. A phenomenal grace and power imbue his music, which ranges from funky township grooves to cooking jazz, soul and beyond. More so than any other artist today, trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela is…

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An Evening with Jack Bowers

March 20 @ 7:00 PM

Local & Live: Honoring Artistry, Celebrating Community $15/Advance $20/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Jack Bowers is a gifted pianist, composer, and educator, whose career stretches back to the late ’60s psychedelic era. In the early ’70s, he played with Santa Cruz’s eclectic, folk rock band Oganookie, and later with country singer Lacy J. Dalton. Today, Bowers continues to embrace an adventurous approach to music with his cutting-edge jazz compositions and an ensemble that features Michael Moss on…

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