KJ Video

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.

Planned Giving

Legacy Gifts for Kuumbwa Jazz

Thank you to our many friends who have named Kuumbwa Jazz in their estate. We invite our community members to create their legacy by designating Kuumbwa as the beneficiary of a planned gift. Legacy giving for Kuumbwa Jazz is an investment in the cultural enrichment of our community, now and in the future…learn more

Tim's Six-Pick

Tim’s Six-Pick

Not only is Boom Tic Boom a showcase for Allison Miller’s inspired drumming, it is a collective of some of the most adventurous and thrilling musicians around. The communication within this ensemble enables these six distinct voices to push each other in ever-changing directions, while simultaneously melding into a close-knit musical unitlearn more

What's New

“Honor Bound”

Be sure to check out the new Good Times Santa Cruz cover story on the Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band, including the story behind the program and profiles on some notable alums…learn more

We are grateful to the following local, regional and national granting agencies. Thank you!