Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band; Monday, March 30, 2015

Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band; Monday, March 30, 2015

Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band Monday, March 30 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… mesmerizing and elemental…” – Latin Jazznet.com Poncho Sanchez has been preaching the “gospel of the clave” for over three decades. In that time, he has not only carried on the legacy...
Junior Brown; Thursday, March 26, 2015

Junior Brown; Thursday, March 26, 2015

Junior Brown Thursday, March 26 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…unbelievable…” – Guitar Player Magazine Straight from the “live music capital of the world” of Austin, Texas, Junior Brown has been wowing audiences the world over with his blistering guitar playing on his custom...
Anat Cohen Celebrando Brasil; Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Anat Cohen Celebrando Brasil; Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Anat Cohen Celebrando Brasil Wednesday, March 25 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… soulful, ebullient…” – Seattle Times Anat Cohen’s enthusiastic performances bring new energy to the often neglected clarinet. Once the preferred instrument of swing era legends...
René Marie’s Experiment in Truth Quartet; Monday, March 23, 2015

René Marie’s Experiment in Truth Quartet; Monday, March 23, 2015

René Marie’s Experiment in Truth Quartet Monday, March 23 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…proves herself masterful…” – DownBeat A feisty, knowing jazz singer with an affinity for Betty Carter, Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington, René Marie made people sit up and listen when...
Artists in the Schools, Gault Elementary, February 19, 2015

Artists in the Schools, Gault Elementary, February 19, 2015

Artists in the Schools Program Gault Elementary, Santa Cruz February 19, 2015 Gault Elementary School was “jazz central” on February 19th when Kuumbwa Jazz High School Honor Band Members performed a live jazz concert and accompanied a rousing sing-along to the song “I...