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Music In The Classrooms

Artists In The Schools

Kuumbwa Jazz is proud of its Artists in the Schools program. In 2016-17, Educators in Residence Renata Bratt Ph.D. and Brian Fitzgerald visited area schools, bringing jazz improvisation to young minds at Branciforte Middle School, Gateway School, Gault Elementary (in partnership with El Sistema), Mission Hill Middle School, Santa Cruz High School, Scotts Valley Middle School, and PCS High School.

Tim's Six-Pick

Tim’s Six-Pick

Katie Thiroux is truly finding her own voice. A masterful bassist, compelling singer and emerging composer, she is finding her place among the jazz elite. Joining her will be the incredible pianist Justin Kauflin and bassist Matt Witeklearn more

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Thank You & Happy New Year!

Thanks to all of you who joined us in 2017 and made it such a magical year! We can’t wait to see you all again soon at a concert in 2018. Check out our calendar page for a full listing of Kuumbwa-presented concerts coming up this January, February and March…learn more

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