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...

Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson November 10, 2014 | Scott MacClelland | Performing Arts Monterey Bay You can’t tell from speaking with Tim Jackson if his jazz career has ever faced a genuine crisis or taken a serious bump. On the contrary, the artistic director of the Monterey Jazz...

Jazz Icon Dave Liebman Brings his Young Guns to Bay Area

October 21, 2014 | Andrew Gilbert | San Jose Mercury News As a young saxophonist coming up on the New York scene more than four decades ago, Dave Liebman absorbed bandstand wisdom while working for oracular masters such as Miles Davis and Elvin Jones, lessons that...

Jazz Notes: Nov/Dec 2014

JAZZ NOTES: Kuumbwa Jazz Goes Green   After months of changing out light bulbs, meeting with county officials, reducing the amount of plastic used in the venue (now featuring icebox water), and more, Kuumbwa Jazz with a grant from the Community Foundation of SCC has...