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Storm Large & Le Bonheur: Taken By Storm “Songs of Seduction & Obsession”

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM “…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 for the Portland-based mini [...]

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Carmen Lundy w/Patrice Rushen, Andrew Renfroe, Kenny Davis & Jamison Ross

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets available at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “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, [...]

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Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Kuumbwa Jazz Board of Trustees “… 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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Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Kuumbwa Jazz Board of Trustees “… 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 [...]

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First Friday Art Exhibition – Friday, October 4 @ 6:00 PM

First Friday Art Tour: Carol Bowie “Jazz Legends”

FREE South County visual artist Carol Bowie presents “Jazz Legends” an exhibition of new paintings expressed, inspired and fueled by listening to and immersing herself in the world of jazz. Bowie, a past Gail Rich Awardee and Distinguised Artist of the Year, has been an Open Studios artist for more than two decades. Her work [...]

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Pablo Menendez & Mezcla: Direct From Cuba

$22/Adv $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company “Funky…ebullient…hot!” – The New York Times Under the direction of guitarist Pablo Menendez, Mezcla has been a part of the sound-track of the Cuban music scene for the past thirty years. With their roots in rumba and Yoruba rhythms, Mezcla [...]

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The Cookers: Billy Harper, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart

$28/Adv $33/Door No Comps ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets available at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Supported in part by the Western Jazz Presenters Network “A bebop supergroup!” – NPR The Cookers – the name comes from the title of Freddie Hubbard’s classic 1965 Blue Note recording, [...]

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Mark Turner Quartet

$22/Adv $27/Door ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets at the door with valid I.D. Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the most important players that has come along in the last 20 years.” – Ravi Coltrane Mark Turner is one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, renowned for his exploratory [...]

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Mainswing: Vocal Jazz Quartet

$12/Adv $17/Door; $8 Students at the door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Mainswing has been amazing Bay Area audiences with their vocal magic since the ’80s. Performing original music and inventive vocal arrangements of standards drawn from the full spectrum of jazz, the ensemble taps into swing, Afro-Cuban, funk, and Brazilian grooves with [...]

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Larry Carlton

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM “…a virtuoso guitarist…” – The New York Times Larry Carlton has been one of the world’s top session guitarists for decades, having played with Steely Dan, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Barbra Streisand, The Crusaders and countless more. Known for his trademark instrument, the Gibson 335, Carlton is [...]

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