Jazz Notes  Sept/Oct 2015

Jazz Notes Sept/Oct 2015

Annual Fall Fund Drive Our Annual Fall Fund Drive kicks off in October. For me, it has become a good time to remind myself of how I became member of Kuumbwa and why I have chosen to become more involved over the years. As perhaps many of you did, I started attending...
The Accidental Guru

The Accidental Guru

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | by Andrew Gilbert | Good Times Weekly Marcus Miller wonders when he became the elder statesman Calling multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller precocious doesn’t quite capture the scope and depth of his musical talent. Coming of age on the New...
Cuban Piano Legend Chucho Valdés & Irakere: On Sale Now

Cuban Piano Legend Chucho Valdés & Irakere: On Sale Now

Winner of five GRAMMY® and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards, Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. He will be performing in Santa Cruz for one-night only with his legendary band Irakere re-visited....
Support Jazz Education: Shop Westside New Leaf August 20th

Support Jazz Education: Shop Westside New Leaf August 20th

Shop New Leaf’s Westside location on Thursday, August 20th and 5% of all sales will be donated to support Kuumbwa’s Jazz Programs. Kuumbwa Jazz operates several programs to introduce youth and adults to jazz and encourage them to participate as artists and audience...
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...