Martin Taylor and Bucky Pizzarelli – Sunday, August 30, 2015

Martin Taylor and Bucky Pizzarelli – Sunday, August 30, 2015

Martin Taylor and Bucky Pizzarelli Sunday, August 30 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…Bucky Pizzarelli. One of the world’s truly great jazz guitarists.” – Martin Taylor The pairing of Martin Taylor and Bucky Pizzarelli is truly a guitar summit, though rather than being one of...
Marcus Miller – Monday, August 24, 2015

Marcus Miller – Monday, August 24, 2015

Marcus Miller Monday, August 24 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… a musical giant in his own right.” – For Bass Players Only.com Marcus Miller’s work with Miles Davis in the ’80s alone is enough to ensure the two-time Grammy award-winner’s place in the...
Tinariwen – Monday, August 17, 2015

Tinariwen – Monday, August 17, 2015

Tinariwen Monday, August 17 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…almost as cathartic as loud rock music while being entirely unlike it.” – The New Yorker Starkness, severity, beauty, and trance-inducing vistas. These descriptors could be used to illustrate both the music of Tuareg...
Bria Skonberg – Thursday, August 13, 2015

Bria Skonberg – Thursday, August 13, 2015

Bria Skonberg Thursday, August 13 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” – Wall Street Journal Straight from the Louis Armstrong school of musicianship, trumpeter Bria Skonberg is a leading figure in today’s...
Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba Wednesday, August 12 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… fresh and imaginative…” – National Public Radio (NPR) Bassekou Kouyate (Buh-say-koo Koo-yah-tay), a griot from Mali, leads a six member ensemble showcasing the ngoni – a traditional...