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Kuumbwa Jazz envisions a community where all people can experience the joy of music, and understand the value and legacy of jazz as an original American art form.

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Membership Has Its Benefits!

For $75 you can become a Kuumbwa Jazz member and receive benefits such as no service fees on tickets and discounts on merch! Check out all of our different membership levels and join or renew today! Thanks to all of you who keep us going strong with your support…learn more

Tim's Six-Pick

Tim’s Six-Pick

I’m thrilled that Kuumbwa will be bringing the United States’ first-ever women-led mariachi group to the Rio Theatre. Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles brings a new perspective to mariachi classics, and at this December concert will feature music for the holidays, perfect for the entire family...learn more

What's New

2018/2019 Honor Band Announced!

After a record number of auditions we’re proud to announce our 2018/2019 Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band! Noe Arredondo-George on piano, Anthony Arya on guitar, Donald Baker on trombone, Shane Blanco on drums, Victor Davidson on flute, Joshua Doyon on alto saxophone, Joe Gagliano on tenor saxophone, Micah Johnson on bass, Sage Liem on tenor saxophone, Thea Miller on bass, Kai Porterfield on drums, and Skyler Shipp on clarinet…learn more

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