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Expansions: The Dave Liebman Group

$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. [...]

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Eric Revis Quartet

$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 [...]

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Karrin Allyson Trio

$25/Adv $30/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…utter musical fearlessness…” – The Los Angeles Times Karrin Allyson sails through musical genres as easily as a chameleon changes colors. From the Great American songbook to Brazilian jazz melodies, pop music selections, and the innovations of American jazz composers Coltrane, Ellington, and Monk, the four-time [...]

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Toulouse Engelhardt “Segovia of Surf”

Tickets $20 Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com More info: info@toulousemusic.com or 949-395-2398 Penned the “Segovia of Surf” by music critics, TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT, the celebrated fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, composer and humorist was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has lived the majority of his years in Southern California beach culture. Toulouse Engelhardt has earned accolades from serious critics of [...]

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Pacific Mambo Orchestra

At the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk $30/Adv $35/Doors No Comps Doors: 7:00 PM Free Salsa dance lesson with Mario Avila begins at 7:30 PM Ticket holders must be 21 and over to attend this event. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank Media Sponsors: Good TimesSantaCruz.com & KUSP 88.9 FM “…evolving the Latin Big Band [...]

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California Guitar Trio + Montreal Guitar Trio

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comp Tix Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Romney Dunbar/100 Mile Meals “…winning, energetic…” – Los Angeles Times Featuring six virtuoso guitarists from Japan, Canada, Belgium, and the United States, the California Guitar Trio and the Montreal Guitar Trio fuse together over forty years of combined playing experience. A [...]

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Brian Fitzgerald: The Working Musician – What happens after you get the gig?

Master Class Series FREE Doors: 6:30 PM You finally got the gig, now what? This class will focus on answering that question along with many of the other related, but often ignored “business” end of making music and will provide some useful tools and information delivered with a lighthearted approach to functioning as a professional [...]

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

$20/Advance  $22/Door; $18 to Celtic Society Members Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com and in person at More Music, 512 Front St., Santa Cruz More info: (408) 847-6982 or celtsoc@aol.com Presented by the Celtic Society of Monterey Bay Celebrating the recent release of their fourth CD, ‘Abundance,’ the dazzling & dynamic duo Fraser & Haas return to Kuumbwa presenting a full-length [...]

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Chester CT Thompson and Powerhouse

$22/Adv $27/Door ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets at the door only Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “Earthy, energetic and exciting.” – Carlos Santana Oklahoma-born organist Chester Thompson started playing at the age of five and has gone on to lead a career that would be the envy of any sideman, including a [...]

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Django Reinhardt All-Stars featuring Dorado Schmitt

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comp Tix Sponsored by Drew Miller, Digital Benefits Advisors – Santa Cruz Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “Gypsy jazz at its finest…” – International Review of Music Guitarist/violinist Dorado Schmitt is the finest contemporary purveyor of Django Reinhardt’s gypsy-jazz tradition. Schmitt acquired his musical skills while growing up amongst the Roma culture [...]

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