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Join Kuumbwa Jazz today and support the future of jazz.  Your membership helps us bring the full breadth of jazz musicians – from legendary jazz masters to emerging young artists — to perform at our nonprofit jazz venue and supports our jazz education programs for all ages.

Join or Renew

All members receive:

  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • Discounts on Kuumbwa merchandise

Members at the All-Star level and above ($350+) receive seat reservations for most shows held at Kuumbwa Jazz Center.


Membership Levels and Benefits

$5,000 + Armstrong Hot Five 

  • Customized VIP Evening of Jazz
  • Thank you from the stage
  • Signed photograph of a Kuumbwa Jazz performer
  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 4 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Dinner for four at Café Kuumbwa
  • $25 Merchandise Gift Certificate
  • 20% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • Donor showcase listing

$2,500 – 4,999 Trane Conductor 

  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 4 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Dinner for four at Café Kuumbwa
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • $25 Merchandise Gift Certificate
  • 20% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

$1,500 – 2,499 Miles Circle

  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 4 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Dinner for four at Café Kuumbwa
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 20% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

$1,000 – 1,499 Ella Ensemble  (Non tax-deductible portion: $160)

  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 4 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Dinner for four at Café Kuumbwa
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 10% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

$500-999 Hall of Fame  (Non tax-deductible portion: $80)

  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 3 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 10% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

$350-499 All-Star * (Non tax-deductible portion: $40)

  • Reserved seats * (up to 6 per show – concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz only)
  • 2 complimentary tickets (certain shows exempt)
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 10% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

* Unclaimed reserved seats will revert to “open” seating 5 minutes before show time.

$150-$349 Bandleader (Non tax-deductible portion: $20)

  • 1 complimentary ticket (certain shows exempt)
  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 10% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing

$60-149 Bandmember (Tax deductibility $60-149)

  • Advance ticketing opportunities
  • 10% discount on Kuumbwa merchandise
  • Donor showcase listing



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