Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet; Thursday, May 8, 2014

Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet Thursday, May 8 Kuumbwa Jazz Center 9pm: ½ Price Night for Students “…equal parts Galactic and Dirty Dozen Brass Band…” – JazzTimes The Mu’tet is led by saxophonist Jeff Coffin of Dave Matthews Band fame (not to mention his fourteen years with Béla Fleck & the Flecktones), and is a force to be reckoned [...]

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First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Miles to Mingus” – Friday, May 2, 2014

First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Miles to Mingus” Friday, May 2, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz 6:00 – 9:00 PM  | Free Event A figurative artist, South County artist Carol Bowie’s work exhibits a sense of freedom and spontaneity that are guided by intuitive impulses and responses from her contemporary interior landscape. She employs various media: [...]

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David Grisman Sextet; Monday, May 5, 2014

David Grisman Sextet Monday, May 5 Kuumbwa Jazz Center Sponsored by Sue Nerton and Tom Thacher Co-sponsored by KPIG 107.5 FM “… mixing bluegrass… jazz, funk and bossa nova…” – The Chicago Tribune David Grisman has created a one-of-a-kind niche with his self-described “Dawg” music, an amalgam of bluegrass and jazz comprised as its prime [...]

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Local & Live: An Evening with Dan Robbins; Thursday, May 1, 2014

Local & Live: Honoring Artistry, Celebrating Community An Evening with Dan Robbins Thursday, May 1 Kuumbwa Jazz Center Acoustic and electric bassist Dan Robbins is a first-call bassist in the Bay Area and beyond, known in the jazz world as a fiery improvisational spirit with a driving backbeat.  In his Local & Live showcase, Robbins features four of his favorite [...]

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An Evening with Branford Marsalis; Monday, April 28, 2014

An Evening with Branford Marsalis Monday, April 28 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… one of the most cohesive, intense jazz ensembles on the scene.” – New York Times Branford Marsalis is one of the most recognizable saxophonists around today. His lengthy resume includes performances with an array of stellar musicians ranging from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, [...]

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Claudia Villela & Heloísa Fernandes; Friday, April 25, 2014

Claudia Villela & Heloísa Fernandes Friday, April 25 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “Soulful expression steeped in the now…” – DownBeat  Claudia Villela and Heloísa Fernandes are two of Brazil’s most talented musical exports. Claudia Villela’s vocal ability knows no limits, as her past collaborations with Toots Thielemanns, Kenny Werner, and Michael Brecker can attest. Pianist Heloísa [...]

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Alfredo Rodriguez Trio; Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Alfredo Rodriguez Trio Wednesday, April 23 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…a spirited, youthful charm.” – New York Times Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez was trained in the rigorous classical conservatories of Havana, beginning at the age of seven. After a chance encounter with legendary impresario Quincy Jones at Switzerland’s Montreaux Jazz Festival, Rodríguez found his way stateside. His latest album, The Invasion [...]

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Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort; Monday, April 21, 2014

Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort Monday, April 21 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… pioneering new possibilities for the violin and for jazz – The MacArthur Foundation Violinist Regina Carter is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation, having re-invigorated the jazz violin with a new spirit of exploration.  As a result of her curiosity, passion, and [...]

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Kendra Shank & John Stowell; Thursday, April 17, 2014

Kendra Shank & John Stowell Thursday, April 17 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…breathtakingly original concept.” – Boston Globe In this impeccable pairing, vocalist Kendra Shank joins master guitarist John Stowell, performing a mix of originals, jazz standards, folk medleys, and free improvisations.  Born of an impromptu Manhattan recording session, their new album, New York Conversations, captures their playful, conversational synergy that [...]

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Allan Harris; Monday, April 14, 2014

Allan Harris Monday, April 14 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…one of the three best male jazz vocalists in the country.” – CNN “A suave baritone crooner who’s also a fine guitarist and songwriter with a yen for the blues, Allan Harris is an underappreciated master with an impressive coterie of fans, including Tony Bennett. ” –Andrew Gilbert, [...]

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