Artists in the Schools, Gault Elementary, February 19, 2015

Artists in the Schools, Gault Elementary, February 19, 2015

Artists in the Schools Program Gault Elementary, Santa Cruz February 19, 2015 Gault Elementary School was “jazz central” on February 19th when Kuumbwa Jazz High School Honor Band Members performed a live jazz concert and accompanied a rousing sing-along to the song “I...
Avery Sunshine;  Monday, March 16, 2015

Avery Sunshine; Monday, March 16, 2015

Avery Sunshine Monday, March 16 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…expect a dynamic performance…” – Essence With her thunderous, gospel-bred pipes and heart-to-heart lyrical content, singer-songwriter Avery Sunshine is building a name for herself. With an earthy tone and sincere...
Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Friday, March 13, 2015

Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Friday, March 13, 2015

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Friday, March 13 At the Rio Theatre “… rich harmonies…” – JazzTimes Ladysmith Black Mambazo – dubbed “South African Cultural Ambassadors to the World” by Nelson Mandela – has an illustrious history going back over five decades. The...
Nir Felder Quartet; Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nir Felder Quartet; Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nir Felder Quartet Thursday, March 12 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…the next big jazz guitarist…” – NPR Touted as “the next big jazz guitarist,” hailed by the New York Times as a “whiz kid,” and dubbed “incredible” by the Montreal...
Kendrick Scott Oracle; Thursday, March 9, 2015

Kendrick Scott Oracle; Thursday, March 9, 2015

Kendrick Scott Oracle Thursday, March 9 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…a musician with…a great imagination.” – Herbie Hancock A longtime band-mate of Terrence Blanchard and Kurt Elling, Kendrick Scott is regarded as a premier drummer of his generation and was named by The New...