Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

$20/Advance  $22/Door; $18 to Celtic Society Members Advance Tickets: and in person at More Music, 512 Front St., Santa Cruz More info: (408) 847-6982 or Presented by the Celtic Society of Monterey Bay Celebrating the recent release of their fourth CD, ‘Abundance,’ the dazzling & dynamic duo Fraser & Haas return to Kuumbwa presenting a full-length [...]


Brian Fitzgerald: The Working Musician – What happens after you get the gig?

Master Class Series FREE Doors: 6:30 PM You finally got the gig, now what? This class will focus on answering that question along with many of the other related, but often ignored “business” end of making music and will provide some useful tools and information delivered with a lighthearted approach to functioning as a professional [...]


California Guitar Trio + Montreal Guitar Trio

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comp Tix Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Romney Dunbar/100 Mile Meals “…winning, energetic…” – Los Angeles Times Featuring six virtuoso guitarists from Japan, Canada, Belgium, and the United States, the California Guitar Trio and the Montreal Guitar Trio fuse together over forty years of combined playing experience. A [...]


A Hawaiian Evening with Jerry Santos & Friends

Tickets: $25/Adv $30/Door Advance Tickets: Element Home Furnishings, 723 Soquel Ave. Santa Cruz, (831) 426-6102 or by phone (831) 435-0909 Doors: 4:30 PM More info: (831) 435-0909 In 1973 Jerry Santos of Kane’ohe, O’ahu & Robert Beaumont alsoof O’ahu started a group called “Olomana”…..after the untimely death of Beaumont in March of 1982, Santos added [...]

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An Evening of Musical Medicine featuring Chris Berry, Singing Wood Marimba, Feral Fauna and Cello Joe

At Kuumbwa Jazz Center $15/Adv $20/Door Advance Tickets: Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 831-295-3707 Jonah-Kai & Heart Tribe Present: An Evening of Musical Medicine featuring Chris Berry, Singing Wood Marimba, Feral Fauna and Cello Joe. Plus a surprise artist. Platinum award winning artist Chris Berry is a master mbira player, drummer, and song writer. [...]

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Pacific Mambo Orchestra

At the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk DANCE FLOOR AND SEATING AVAILABLE! FREE PARKING THIS NIGHT ONLY TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR! $37 AT THE DOOR / CASH ONLY “…evolving the Latin Big Band music of the past into a sizzling salsa sound of the future.” – All About Jazz Founded five years [...]


A Tribute to Bob Dylan

$20/Advance  $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.thewheelcompany.comDoors: 7 PM More info: (831) 469-3184 Presented by The Wheel Company Come out and celebrate the music of one of our generations most iconic singer songwriters BOB DYLAN, at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center onNovember 7th with some very talented local musicians including The Mcoy Tyler band and Tammi Brown.  We will have some [...]

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Toulouse Engelhardt “Segovia of Surf”

Tickets $20 Advance Tickets: More info: or 949-395-2398 Penned the “Segovia of Surf” by music critics, TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT, the celebrated fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, composer and humorist was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has lived the majority of his years in Southern California beach culture. Toulouse Engelhardt has earned accolades from serious critics of [...]


Karrin Allyson Trio

$25/Adv $30/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…utter musical fearlessness…” – The Los Angeles Times Karrin Allyson sails through musical genres as easily as a chameleon changes colors. From the Great American songbook to Brazilian jazz melodies, pop music selections, and the innovations of American jazz composers Coltrane, Ellington, and Monk, the four-time [...]

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Eric Revis Quartet

$22/Adv $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “[A] mix of familiarity and the unknown…” – DownBeat When you’ve been accompanying Branford Marsalis on bass for the better part of twenty years, you’re bound to become adept at facilitating a collective vision, but as a bandleader Eric Revis branches out with an improvisational touch [...]

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