Events for August 2022

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John Jorgenson Quintet

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Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 7:00 PM

Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 9:00 PM

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Isaiah Sharkey

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Sin Sisters Burlesque

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CANCELLED – Joe Farnsworth–Peter Bernstein ‘Time to Swing’ Quartet

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RESCHEDULED – Kenny Garrett: Sounds from the Ancestors

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Chris Cain

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AZA

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John Pizzarelli Trio

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Mimi Fox & Pamela Rose: Acoustic Sisters

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Marcia Ball

Dinner Menu: Jambalaya (Chicken, Shrimp, Andouille Sausage) House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter *** “Fifty years have passed in a flash,” says Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball of her long and storied career. Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide …

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Nellie McKay

Dinner Menu: Forbidden Rice Salad with Crispy Tofu, Green Beans, Broccolini, Avocado & Cashews Miso Ginger Dressing *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Sister Orchid is Nellie McKay’s seventh album, beginning with Get Away From Me  (“a tour de force” – The New York Times), including Normal As Blueberry Pie:  A Tribute to …

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Lori Rivera & Jennifer Daniels

Come join these two powerhouse vocalist as they sing songs that have been welling up in them throughout the past two years.  Jazz, Pop, Broadway, an original or two, all done with stories and laughter to lift your hearts. Lori Rivera is a former member of the a cappella group, The Bobs, and has traveled …

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John Jorgenson Quintet

The John Jorgenson Quintet creates a unique musical experience that equally enthralls the most discerning and the casual music fan. The ensemble was originally formed in 2004 for the release of Franco-American Swing. The group’s style has been called “Gypsy Jazz” after the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s …

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Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 7:00 PM

Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Steelhead Trout with Lemon, Garlic & Tamari Basmati Rice House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Wayne Shorter’s evolution as an artist is vast and unending. Performing with and composing for Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis Second Great Quintet naturally led …

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Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 9:00 PM

Wayne Shorter’s evolution as an artist is vast and unending. Performing with and composing for Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis Second Great Quintet naturally led to the formation of his own legendary groups—first Weather Report, then his musically unparalleled quartet. With Shorter’s career now focused solely on composing, his musical greatness has set …

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Isaiah Sharkey

Dinner Menu: Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Olive Salsa Green Beans Roasted Potatoes House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter *** A native Chicagoan, Isaiah Sharkey spent his early years living in Cabrini Green.  Perhaps as a precursor to his future career, he lived with his parents in a …

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Sin Sisters Burlesque

Sin Sisters Burlesque is a female owned, produced, and operated show. An evening of burlesque brought to you by internationally renowned and award winning performers. Sin Sisters email Sin Sisters Facebook

CANCELLED – Joe Farnsworth–Peter Bernstein ‘Time to Swing’ Quartet

One of the most highly regarded jazz drummers on the scene today, Joe Farnsworth is known for his blazing speed, precision, musical, and melodic playing. Born in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 1968, Farnsworth grew up in a musical family; his father was a music educator and he has four older brothers, two of whom became professional …

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RESCHEDULED – Kenny Garrett: Sounds from the Ancestors

With his illustrious career that includes hallmark stints with Miles Davis, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Donald Byrd, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw and the Duke Ellington Orchestra, as well as a heralded career as a solo artist that began more than 30 years ago, saxophonist Kenny Garrett is easily recognized as one of modern jazz’s brightest …

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Chris Cain

Chris Cain offers up a soulful stew of Memphis style electric blues. His powerfully deep vocals and jazz inspired, blues guitar riffs are unforgettable; uniquely his own, while reminiscent of the legendary BB King and Albert King. As a child, Cain attended concerts with his dad to hear many of the great blues artists of …

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AZA

AZA unites traditional Tamazight (Berber) music, indigenous to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, with the global influences of its diverse members. Evocative of Saharan-African blues, yet with an original style that truly defies categorization, AZAs stirring performances feature deep, danceable rhythms, intricate string melodies, and soaring, soulful vocals. Visually dynamic and engaging performers, AZA has …

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John Pizzarelli Trio

Dinner Menu: Grilled Chicken with Salsa Verde Quinoa Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Green Beans & Corn Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned guitarist and singer, has established himself as a prime contemporary interpreter of the Great American Songbook and beyond, with a repertoire that …

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Booker T. Jones – 7:00 PM

Dinner Menu: Gochujang-Roast Chicken Black Rice House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Booker T. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history. As leader of the legendary Booker …

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Booker T. Jones – 9:00 PM

Booker T. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history. As leader of the legendary Booker T and the MGs, this pillar of soul music collaborated with Otis Redding, Albert King, and more during his tenure at Stax …

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Mimi Fox & Pamela Rose: Acoustic Sisters

“Blues, ballads and boisterous good fun” – that’s how internationally renowned jazz guitarist Mimi Fox describes Acoustic Sisters, a new acoustic duo project with blues/jazz singer Pamela Rose. An intimate evening of duets, steeped in early blues, folk and some original material – with two long-time collaborators and friends. Fox has been a Bay Area resident …

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Tim Flannery & the Lunatic Fringe

Tim and the boys return to Kuumbwa Jazz Center to celebrate the release of their recent album, Waiting On A Miracle. Tim Flannery Website More info:  831-423-7970 | Pulse Productions

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