Eric Revis Quartet; Thursday, October 30, 2014

Eric Revis Quartet Thursday, October 30, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “[A] mix of familiarity and the unknown…” – DownBeat When you’ve been accompanying Branford Marsalis on bass for the better part of twenty years, you’re bound to become adept at facilitating a collective vision, but as a bandleader Eric Revis branches out with an improvisational touch and thematically […]

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Expansions: The Dave Liebman Group; Monday, October 27, 2014

Expansions: The Dave Liebman Group Monday, October 27, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… an adventurous new ensemble” – International Review of Music IROM Saxophonist Dave Liebman’s career reaches back to the halcyon days of the late ’60s jazz/rock movement as a former member of Ten Wheel Drive. Like many saxophonists of his generation, Liebman was […]

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Roberto Fonseca; Thursday, October 23, 2014

Roberto Fonseca Thursday, October 23, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…a real talent.” – NPR The most exciting star in today’s Cuban music scene, Roberto Fonseca won worldwide recognition when he replaced the late Rubén González as pianist with the famed Buena Vista Social Club. He ended up becoming the star of the show. An innovative and charismatic player, […]

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Jacky Terrasson Trio; Monday, October 20, 2014

Jacky Terrasson Trio Monday, October 20, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “Terrasson spins an impressionistic and nouveau vista…” – All About Jazz French-American pianist Jacky Terrasson came up through the venerable jazz school of Betty Carter, accompanying the iconic singer for many years. There’s no lack of variety in Terrasson’s approach to material, as he incorporates funk, soul and […]

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Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints featuring Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh and Joey Baron; Thursday, October 16, 2014

Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints featuring Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh and Joey Baron Thursday, October 16 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “Their chemistry was a thing unto itself.” – The New York Times Sound Prints, co-led by Grammy-winning saxophonist/composer Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas, originally started as a tribute to the […]

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Stanley Clarke Quartet; Monday, October 13, 2014

Stanley Clarke Quartet Monday, October 13, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… one of the greatest bassists…” – The Guardian Bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke’s new recording, The Stanley Clarke Band: UP, is scheduled for release September 30 on the Mack Avenue Records label. He considers UP to be the most energetic, fun, rhythmic and upbeat album […]

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Storm Large & Le Bonheur: Taken By Storm “Songs of Seduction & Obsession”; Saturday, October 11, 2014

Storm Large & Le Bonheur: Taken By Storm “Songs of Seduction & Obsession” Saturday, October 11 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…sensational…” – The New York Times Referring to Storm Large as a vocalist is undercutting her complete range of talents as an artist (which includes, but is not limited to: actor, playwright, author and musician). One of the lead singers […]

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Carmen Lundy with Patrice Rushen, Andrew Renfroe, Kenny Davis and Jamison Ross; Thursday, October 9, 2014

Carmen Lundy with Patrice Rushen, Andrew Renfroe, Kenny Davis and Jamison Ross Thursday, October 9, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “In a world of pretenders, Carmen Lundy is a genuine Jazz Singer.” – The Evening Standard Carmen Lundy’s multi-faceted career bears the markings of a true Renaissance woman. Jazz musician, composer, painter, and actress, her much […]

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Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson; Monday, October 6, 2014

Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson Monday, October 6, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz “… a prime example of fluency and inventiveness…” – All About Jazz.com Joshua Redman entered the jazz zeitgeist over twenty years ago as the winner of the 1991 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition. Almost immediately, he found himself working […]

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First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Jazz Legends”; Friday, October 3, 2014

First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Jazz Legends” Friday, October 3, 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: painting, […]

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