Crash Course

June 24, 2014   | Brian Palmer | Good Times New Carolina Chocolate Drops lineup gets a baptism by fire Change is inevitable, especially in bands. Members come and go—it simply comes with the territory. Hubby Jenkins—who plays the guitar, mandolin, banjo and bones for...
Chick Corea & The Vigil

Chick Corea & The Vigil

On Sale Now Monday, August 11, 7:30 PM at the Rio Theatre Sponsored by Law Offices of Atack & Penrose, LLP “Gale force intensity… gloriously impassioned.” – Jazzwise Magazine No one can accuse Chick Corea of resting on his laurels. The 20-time Grammy...
Angélique Kidjo – June 19th

Angélique Kidjo – June 19th

Get your tickets now for the return of African diva Angélique Kidjo June 19 at the Rio Theatre. Born in Benin, West Africa, Angelique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning singer deemed “Africa’s premier diva” by Time Magazine. Kidjo’s...
Jazz Camp Registration Underway!

Jazz Camp Registration Underway!

Summer Jazz Camp is an annual day camp for students 12 – 18 years old who are interested in learning jazz, improvisation and jazz appreciation. Space is limited and registration is filling up fast! Don’t miss your chance to sign up for our annual Summer Jazz...

Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band; Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  (SANTA CRUZ, CA) – Come down and hear these talented young musicians perform their grand finale concert on the Kuumbwa stage on Wednesday, May 28. The Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band features Santa Cruz County’s most gifted young jazz musicians, representing six...