Albert Lee; Thursday, January 29, 2015

Albert Lee Thursday, January 29, 2015 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… a genuine guitar wizard – Earl Scruggs Albert Lee is accorded elite status among guitar aficionados, and for good reason. During the ’60s, before becoming known for his recordings with American...

Robben Ford with the Ford Blues Band; Monday, January 26, 2015

Robben Ford with the Ford Blues Band Monday, January 26 Kuumbwa Jazz Center Sponsored by Fine Art 360 “…tasteful fire…” – Los Angeles Times When blues guitar legend Robben Ford was encouraged by his record label to release a live album, he took their advice…sort of....

Smith Dobson Quartet featuring Ben Goldberg; Thurs. January 22, 2105

Smith Dobson Quartet featuring Ben Goldberg Thursday, January 22, 2015 Kuumbwa Jazz “…he represents a new generation.” – San Francisco Examiner The Dobson last name is a familiar one on the Kuumbwa stage. Growing up with his musician family, Smith Dobson has spent the...

Brian Charette Trio; Monday, January 19, 2015

Brian Charette Trio Monday, January 19 Kuumbwa Jazz “…reliably burning…” – JazzTimes With Grammy nominations and a Hammond endorsement already to his name, organist Brian Charette has also just been named the winner of DownBeat Magazine Critic’s Poll in the “Rising...

The Klezmatics; Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Klezmatics Saturday, December 20 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…one of the greatest klezmer groups in the world…” – NPR In the Yiddish language there are numerous expressions that vividly convey specific emotions and actions. One of these phrases is farshafn a sakh freyd...