Joomanji – Club Kuumbwa

Joomanji – Club Kuumbwa

With the self-proclaimed band interests being Jerk Chicken & Fender Rhodes, Joomanji is a unique mix of crisp horns, smooth vocals, and groovy vinyl samples with drums and bass you’ll not soon forget. Make every day a Joomanji day. $5 at the door All ages...
Bria Skonberg

Bria Skonberg

“…one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” – Wall Street Journal Straight from the Louis Armstrong school of musicianship, trumpeter Bria Skonberg is a leading figure in today’s traditional jazz scene. Making the journey from rural Canada...
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

“… fresh and imaginative…” – National Public Radio (NPR) Bassekou Kouyate (Buh-say-koo Koo-yah-tay), a griot from Mali, leads a six-member ensemble showcasing the ngoni – a traditional West African string instrument often compared to a lute – with African...
Master Class – Dave Egan: Jazz Standards for the Ukulele

Master Class – Dave Egan: Jazz Standards for the Ukulele

Dave Egan is a prominent ukulele instructor, teaching UCSC’s OPERS class series and at the nationally attended West Coast Ukulele Retreat in Monterey and on the island of Hawaii, as well as at the Wine Country Ukulele Festival in Napa. His unique approach to adapting...
John Pizzarelli Quartet

John Pizzarelli Quartet

“… a blazing swing guitartist.” – Pop Matters Guitarist-vocalist John Pizzarelli makes no secret of his musical influences: Nat King Cole, João Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and his father, jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli. John is an unabashed champion of the Great...