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...
Windham Hill Solstice show returns to Bay Area

Windham Hill Solstice show returns to Bay Area

Working out of a Silicon Valley garage, a visionary gives birth to a beautifully designed line of products, transforming the world while earning a passionate following. No, I’m not talking about Steve Jobs and Apple. At almost the same time that he and Steve...
Profile: Dillon Baiocchi

Profile: Dillon Baiocchi

Profile: Dillon Baiocchi “…we are striving to inspire personal expression and creativity through jazz education.” In a way, Dillon Baiocchi’s jazz journey has come full circle. The former Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band member now directs the band. “I started directing...

Jazz Notes – January/February 2015

Jazz Notes – January/February 2015 Thank You To Our 2014 Sponsors Anne Marie Sorcenelli, Realtor Sereno Group; Appendrodt Commercial Properties; Arthur S. Dover, MD: DTMH AptosTravelClinic.com; Barbara Beerstein and George Badger; Barry Swenson Builder; Carolyn Hyatt...

Kuumbwa Jazz Receives NEA Grant to Support 40 Years of Creativity

|:||:| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |:||:| Kuumbwa Jazz Receives NEA Grant to Support 40 Years of Creativity [December 8, 2014, Santa Cruz, CA]— National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that Kuumbwa Jazz is one of 919 nonprofit organizations...