Kurt Elling; Monday, February 23, 2015

Kurt Elling Monday, February 23, 2015 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… the standout male vocalist of our time.” – The New York Times Kurt Elling is one of the most recognized and respected voices in jazz today, not bad for a former philosophy major. Since debuting on Blue...

Christian McBride Trio; Friday, February 20, 2015

Christian McBride Trio Friday, February 20 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…throwback feel-good vibes…” – The New York Times Christian McBride is the premier bassist on today’s jazz and pop scene. He is seemingly without peer on his instrument and a first choice as collaborator...

Tigran Trio; Thursday, February 19, 2015

Tigran Trio Thursday, February 19 Kuumbwa Jazz 1/2 Price Night for Students “…[a] rich and deep artist…” – Chick Corea Pianist Tigran Hamasyan embarked on his musical journey at the age of three in his native Armenia. Quickly garnering momentum throughout European...

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra; Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra Tuesday, February 17 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “Flamenco-influenced, multi-style guitarist…” – The Los Angeles Times Ottmar Liebert’s mix of Latin-influenced guitar playing – underscored by the creative interplay of his band, Luna...