Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort - Monday, April 21 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets! $26/Advance $31/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Jazz Divas “… pioneering new possibilities for the violin and for jazz – The MacArthur Foundation Regina Carter has re-invigorated the jazz violin with a new spirit. [...]

Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort - Monday, April 21 @ 7:00 & 9:00 PM

Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort

$26/Advance $31/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Jazz Divas “… pioneering new possibilities for the violin and for jazz – The MacArthur Foundation Regina Carter has re-invigorated the jazz violin with a new spirit. Since she first gained attention in the late ’80s with the pop/jazz group Straight Ahead, the range of [...]

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Jazz Kiln

The Jazz Kiln is a series of six weekly jazz improvisation workshops designed to offer a safe, supportive place for musicians of all ages to explore their musical boundaries. This series is directed by noted jazz educator, composer and pianist Eddie Mendenhall. Students also benefit from masterful insights of local bassist extraordinaire, Dan Robbins.  Eddie and Dan have teamed up to offer [...]

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Alfredo Rodríguez Trio - Wednesday, April 23 @ 7:00 PM

Alfredo Rodríguez Trio

$22/Advance $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…a spirited, youthful charm.” – New York Times Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez was trained in the rigorous classical conservatories of Havana, beginning at the age of seven. After a chance encounter with legendary impresario Quincy Jones at Switzerland’s Montreaux Jazz Festival, Rodríguez found his way stateside. [...]

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Claudia Villela & Heloísa Fernandes

$22/Advance  $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM (Claudia Villela) “Soulful expression steeped in the now…” – DownBeat (Heloísa Fernandes) “She was pure enchantment from the moment she entered…” – Jazztimes.com This marks the debut of a collaboration of two Brazilian artistic forces – singer Claudia Villela and pianist Heloísa Fernandes. Over the past two [...]

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What’s Shakin’ – A Gala to Support John Reynolds

Donation at the Door -­ No Tickets Show at 7:30 pm Doors at 6:30 pm A benefit to support local Santa Cruz musician, teacher, music producer and engineer John Reynolds Featuring Zun Zun Minor Thirds Trio Ukulele Dick & Mona Lott The Koz Andy, Annie & The Lonestars Katie Ekin World Beat Finale with Members of [...]

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An Evening With Branford Marsalis - Monday, April 28 @ 9:00 PM

An Evening with Branford Marsalis

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the blue Buy Tickets button to purchase 9:00 PM tickets! $35/Advance $40/Door No Comps Sponsored by Kyle Goldman Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… one of the most cohesive, intense jazz ensembles on the scene.” –New York Times Branford Marsalis is one of the best known saxophonists [...]

An Evening With Branford Marsalis - Monday, April 28 @ 9:00 PM

An Evening With Branford Marsalis

$35/Advance $40/Door No Comps Sponsored by Kyle Goldman Doors at 8:30 PM “… one of the most cohesive, intense jazz ensembles on the scene.” –New York Times Branford Marsalis is one of the best known saxophonists around today. His lengthy resume includes performances with an array of stellar musicians ranging from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, [...]

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Jazz Kiln – Final Day

Students of the Jazz Kiln workshops will demonstrate their chops in a  ”Playing with the Pros” performance in this final day of class. Drummer, Mike Shannon, will join Eddie Mendenhall and Dan Robbins to complete a powerhouse rhythm section backing each student as they play their piece individually. Friends and family are welcome to attend the final day performance. These workshops are advanced [...]

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José James – Canceled

CANCELED! Sponsored by ZNA Communications “… a romantic baritone with a deep funk band…” – New York Times José James does not limit himself to the conventional boundaries of the “jazz” singer. Instead, he dives into exotic sounds from a pastiche of cultures from all around the world, both traditional and modern. The inspiration for [...]

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