Ester Rada – Monday, June 15, 2015

Ester Rada – Monday, June 15, 2015

Ester Rada Monday, June 15 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “Israel’s rising musical star.” – BBC News Magazine With a deeply personal blend of cultural influences arising from her Ethiopian and Israeli roots, Ester Rada is a distinctive singer and songwriter whose vocals also...
Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge; Friday, June 12, 2015

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge; Friday, June 12, 2015

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Friday, June 12 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… superlative guitarists…” – The New Yorker Jazz meets bluegrass in the guise of fretboard masters Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge performing acoustically on vintage 1939 Martin guitars....
Benny Green Trio; Monday, June 8, 2015

Benny Green Trio; Monday, June 8, 2015

Benny Green Trio Monday, June 8 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… one of jazz’s most joyful players.” – San Jose Mercury News Benny Green’s keyboard genius has accompanied the vocal artistry of Betty Carter, served in the ranks of Art Blakey’s Jazz...
UCSC Large Jazz Ensembles; Thursday, June 4, 2015

UCSC Large Jazz Ensembles; Thursday, June 4, 2015

UCSC Large Jazz Ensembles: UCSC Big Band & Karlton Hester with members of Hesterian Musicism Thursday, June 4 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “… impressive improvisations.” – All Music.com The UCSC Big Band under the direction of Charles Hamilton, performs compositions...