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July 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gillian Harwin – Lost ‘n Found CD Release Tour

July 3 @ 7:00 PM

$15/Adv $20/Door Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “…a true performer…” – SF Gate Gillian Harwin is a master of many trades. She is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator, native Californian and longtime New Yorker, but above all else she is a performer. Influenced by the rock and R&B greats, she leans towards a gritty, yet soulful sound. The winner of the prestigious and historic Apollo Theatre Amateur Night, Harwin is releasing a new album, Lost ‘n Found, this summer…

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Carolina Chocolate Drops – SOLD OUT

July 1 @ 9:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30PM Sponsored by Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria “dirt-floor-dance electricity” – Rolling Stone After meeting at the Black Banjo Gathering in Boone, North Carolina in 2005, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have been both enthralling audiences with their blend of strings, harmonies, original songs and historic melodies as well as bringing to light the contributions that the African American community brought to string band music in the Appalachians and southern Unites States. A captivating mix of banjo,…

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Carolina Chocolate Drops – SOLD OUT

July 1 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! 9:00 PM still available. Click the blue Buy Tickets button to purchase 9:00 PM tickets. $25/Advance $30/Door No Comps Doors and Dinner at 6:00PM Sponsored by Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria “dirt-floor-dance electricity” – Rolling Stone After meeting at the Black Banjo Gathering in Boone, North Carolina in 2005, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have been both enthralling audiences with their blend of strings, harmonies, original songs and historic melodies as well as bringing to light the contributions that the African American…

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