Summer Concerts Announced

Summer Concerts Announced

Spend your hot summer days at the beach then cool down at for an evening of sizzling live-music at Kuumbwa Jazz! Kuumbwa’s summer calendar has something for everyone including straight-ahead jazz with guitar masters John Pizzarelli (August 10) to his father Bucky...
Jazz Notes July/August 2015

Jazz Notes July/August 2015

JAZZ NOTES JULY/AUGUST 2015 PROFILE: FRED TIO “It’s a magical place.” Fred Tio’s expertise in art direction and graphic design, matched by his passion for jazz, has been a boon to the Kuumbwa Board of Trustees since his induction in 2014. As a member of...
Green Room – Benny Green Releases “Live in Santa Cruz”

Green Room – Benny Green Releases “Live in Santa Cruz”

Green Room Wednesday, 03 June 2015 by Andrew Gilbert | Good Times Weekly Pianist Benny Green has grown up with the Kuumbwa, but even after 35 years of shows here, he’s still a revelation When Kuumbwa Jazz Center celebrated its 40th anniversary in April with an...
Becca Stevens Unleashes Her ‘Perfect Animal’

Becca Stevens Unleashes Her ‘Perfect Animal’

by Andrew Gilbert | KQED News Becca Stevens Unleashes Her ‘Perfect Animal’ Event Information Becca Stevens Two shows in the Bay Area. May 28, 2015 Kuumbwa Jazz Details and tickets June 2, 2015 Freight & Salvage Details and tickets Singer/songwriter Becca Stevens...
Jonathan Kreisberg’s Quartet Peaking at the Right Time

Jonathan Kreisberg’s Quartet Peaking at the Right Time

by Andrew Gilbert  | San Jose Mercury News Guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg has paid his dues, earning a vaunted reputation on the New York jazz scene by accompanying a disparate array of masters, such as Lee Konitz, Joe Henderson and Yosvany Terry. But when you ask him...
Chef to host fundraiser for Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Chef to host fundraiser for Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Chef to host fundraiser for Kuumbwa Jazz Center By Yoshi Kato | San Francisco Chronicle With great music and quality food and drink as two of its hallmarks, Kuumbwa Jazz is celebrating its 40th year with special events encompassing both. Manresa chef-owner David Kinch...