The Bad Plus; Friday, December 5, 2014

The Bad Plus Friday, December 5, 2014 Kuumbwa Jazz Center “…somewhere between refreshing and downright awe-inspiring.” – CMJ Monthly The Bad Plus has a well-earned reputation for pushing the limits of what constitutes a jazz trio. Known for quirky originals and inspired takes on classic rock songs, their tenth album, Inevitable Western, continues the band’s commitment to what […]

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Conjunto Chappottín y Sus Estrellas

$25/Advance $30/Door No Comps “… one of the most renowned Son bands in Cuba – Latin Pulse Music Co-led by trumpeter/musical director Jesus Angel Chappotin Coto and percussionist/singer Miguel Cuni, Jr., Conjunto Chappottín has a rich, six decade long history as one of Cuba’s premier ensembles. The group was founded in the 1940s by the legendary Arsenio Rodriguez, an innovative bandleader […]

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Angélique Kidjo

At the Rio Theatre $55/Gold Circle, $40/General Admission No Comps Sponsored by Lighthouse Bank “Africa’s premiere diva. – Time Magazine Angélique Kidjo has a tremendous voice — bold, energetic, clear — and equally strong social commitment. A true transnational artist, Kidjo’s African roots reflect brightly throughout her music. Heavily influenced by South African legend Miriam […]

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David Grisman Sextet

$35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Sue Nerton and Tom Thacher Co-sponsored by KPIG 107.5 FM “… mixing bluegrass… jazz, funk and bossa nova…” – The Chicago Tribune David Grisman has created a one-of-a-kind niche with his self-described Dawg Music, an amalgam of bluegrass and jazz comprised as its prime ingredients. The iconic mandolinist’s […]

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David Grisman Sextet

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the Buy Tickets button to purchase tickets for the 9:00 PM show. $35/Adv $40/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Sue Nerton and Tom Thacher Co-sponsored by KPIG 107.5 FM “… mixing bluegrass… jazz, funk and bossa nova…” – The Chicago Tribune David Grisman has created a one-of-a-kind niche […]

Allan Harris Band – Monday, April 14 @ 7:00 PM

Allan Harris Band

$20/Advance  $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the three best male jazz vocalists in the country.” – CNN Perhaps best known for his interpretations of jazz standards, Allan Harris’s smooth vocals and guitar styling easily cross genres, from jazz to soul to blues – Tony Bennett calls him his favorite singer. […]

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio – Friday, April 11 @ 7:00 PM

Chihiro Yamanaka Trio

$20/Advance $25/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…imaginative virtuosity…” – NPR Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, Japanese pianist Chihiro Yamanaka has been racking up the accolades as a top tier musician and composer. A Universal Music recording artist, Yamanaka’s music pivots between original compositions and her unique presentation of standards. Her […]

René Marie – Monday, April 7 @ 7:00 PM

René Marie

$22/Advance $27/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…one of the best jazz singers working today.” – Jazz Journal Although she didn’t begin her professional career until her early forties, vocalist René Marie has quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the most heralded singers on the scene today. Fiery and clever, Marie […]

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Brad Mehldau Trio – Friday, April 4 @ 9:00 PM

Brad Mehldau Trio

$28/Advance $33/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Kyle Goldman “…the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years.” – New York Times Pianist Brad Mehldau has been recording and performing extensively since the early 1990s, yet his most consistent and lauded output over the years has taken place in the trio […]

Brad Mehldau Trio – Friday, April 4 @ 9:00 PM

Brad Mehldau Trio

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click on the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets! $28/Advance $33/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Kyle Goldman “…the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years.” – New York Times Pianist Brad Mehldau has been recording and performing extensively since the […]

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