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October 2014

Eric Revis Quartet

October 30 @ 7:00 PM

$22/Adv $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “[A] mix of familiarity and the unknown…” – DownBeat When you’ve been accompanying Branford Marsalis on bass for the better part of twenty years, you’re bound to become adept at facilitating a collective vision, but as a bandleader Eric Revis branches out with an improvisational touch and thematically broad compositions. His music is akin to his bass tone: deep, rich and woody with a flawless execution, no doubt honed by those…

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Expansions: The Dave Liebman Group

October 27 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets available at the door with valid I.D. Sponsored by Mateo Lettunich “… an adventurous new ensemble” – International Review of Music  Saxophonist Dave Liebman’s career reaches back to the halcyon days of the late ’60s jazz/rock movement as a former member of Ten Wheel Drive. Like many saxophonists of his generation, Liebman was heavily influenced by John Coltrane and the avant garde. In the early ’70s, Liebman played with Elvin…

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Roberto Fonseca

October 23 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…a real talent.” – NPR The most exciting star in today’s Cuban music scene, Roberto Fonseca won worldwide recognition when he replaced the late Rubén González as pianist with the famed Buena Vista Social Club. He ended up becoming the star of the show. An innovative and charismatic player, Fonseca takes traditional African, Brazilian and Cuban music alongside a vibrant, panoramic mix of whistle-able tunes and euphoric improvising. From…

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Jacky Terrasson Trio

October 20 @ 7:00 PM

$22/Door $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM This concert is made possible, in part, by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts through a grant from the Western Jazz Presenters Network. “Terrasson spins an impressionistic and nouveau vista…” – All About Jazz French-American pianist Jacky Terrasson came up through the venerable jazz school of Betty Carter, accompanying the iconic singer for many years. There’s no lack of variety in Terrasson’s approach to material, as he incorporates funk,…

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Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: “Sound Prints” w/Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh & Joey Baron

October 16 @ 7:00 PM

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by A Train Law Group “… urbane, on-the-fly… brimming with urgency… – The New York Times Sound Prints, co-led by Grammy-winning saxophonist/composer Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas, originally started as a tribute to the music of Wayne Shorter. Conceived out of Lovano and Douglas’s tenure with the SFJAZZ Collective, the quintet soon evolved into a vehicle for the original compositions of its talented members. Together…

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Stanley Clarke Quartet

October 13 @ 9:00 PM

$35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “… one of the greatest bassists…” – The Guardian Bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke’s new recording, The Stanley Clarke Band: UP, rallies friends old and new to revisit “School Days,” bass folk songs and more set to be released September 30th on Mack Avenue Records. Clarke considers UP to be the most energetic, fun, rhythmic and upbeat album that he has ever done and with more than forty albums under his belt, that’s saying…

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Stanley Clarke Quartet

October 13 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the blue Buy Tickets button to purchase 9:00 PM tickets! $35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… one of the greatest bassists…” – The Guardian Bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke’s new recording, The Stanley Clarke Band: UP, rallies friends old and new to revisit “School Days,” bass folk songs and more set to be released September 30th on Mack Avenue Records. Clarke considers UP to be the most energetic, fun, rhythmic and upbeat album that…

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Storm Large & Le Bonheur: Taken By Storm “Songs of Seduction & Obsession”

October 11 @ 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM “…sensational…” – The New York Times Referring to Storm Large as a vocalist is undercutting her complete range of talents as an artist (which includes, but is not limited to: actor, playwright, author and musician).  One of the lead singers for the Portland-based mini pop orchestra Pink Martini and a collaborator with the Oregon Symphony, she recently received rave reviews for her performance of Kurt Weill and…

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Carmen Lundy w/Patrice Rushen, Andrew Renfroe, Kenny Davis & Jamison Ross

October 9 @ 7:00 PM

$25/Adv $30/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 “In a world of pretenders, Carmen Lundy is a genuine Jazz Singer.” – The Evening Standard Carmen Lundy’s multi-faceted career bears the markings of a true Renaissance woman. Jazz musician, composer, painter, and actress, her much lauded singing and composing abilities have vaulted her to the forefront of contemporary vocalists. With over 100 original compositions to…

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Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson

October 6 @ 9:00 PM

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Kuumbwa Jazz Board of Trustees “… a prime example of fluency and inventiveness…” – All About Jazz.com Joshua Redman entered the jazz zeitgeist over twenty years ago as the winner of the 1991 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition. Almost immediately, he found himself working with the crème de la crème of the jazz world: Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Elvin Jones, and Pat Metheny, among many other top artists. As…

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