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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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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An Evening with Dan Robbins

Local & Live! Honoring Artistry, Celebrating Community $15/Adv  $20/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Acoustic and electric bassist Dan Robbins is a first-call bassist in the Bay Area and beyond, known in the jazz world as a fiery improvisational spirit with a driving backbeat. In his Local & Live showcase, Robbins features four of [...]

First Friday Art Exhibition – Friday, October 4 @ 6:00 PM

First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Miles to Mingus”

FREE South County visual artist Carol Bowie presents “Miles to Mingus” paintings expressed, inspired and fueled by listening to and living with this music dubbed “jazz.” Bowie describes her work as, “guided by her desire to become a conduit for what wants to be expressed.” An Open Studio artist for more than two decades, Bowie’s [...]

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Ben Jammin

$20 General, $18 Students & Seniors Available at the Door or Online at: santacruzperformingarts.org/tickets Doors: 5:00 PM For more info call (831) 334-2121 Santa Cruz Performing Arts’ Family Theatre Project Presents: Cabrillo Stage Actor and local Childrens Theatre celebrity, Ben Jammin performing at Santa Cruz’s legendary Kuumbwa, singing an array of jazz, classical, and Broadway tunes for the entire family!” [...]

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