Events for April 2022

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Paula West

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Eubanks-Evans Experience

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Dianne Reeves – 7:00 PM

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Tuck & Patti

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Sons of Kemet with Special Guest Melanie Charles

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Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Suba Trio feat. Gustavo Ovalles – 7:00 PM

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Suba Trio feat. Gustavo Ovalles – 9:00 PM

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Comedy Revolution Spring Micro-Tour 2022: Starring Eddie Pepitone

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John Scofield: Yankee Go Home – 7:00 PM

John Scofield: Yankee Go Home – 9:00 PM

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Master Class: Jon Dryden – What to Expect From a Jam Session

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Catherine Russell

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Roy Zimmerman Presents This Machine / Richard Stockton opens

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Oganookie

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Nduduzo Makhathini Quartet

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Fire & Grace & Ash

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Willie Jones III Quintet featuring Renee Neufville: Tribute to Roy Hargrove

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Paula West

Dinner Menu: Braised Market Catch with Tomatoes, Fennel & Potatoes House Salad Baguette *** Paula West is an American jazz and cabaret singer known for her rich, powerful contralto voice and for her highly nuanced interpretations of an extraordinarily eclectic selection of songs that range from the Great American songbook to reinterpretations of songs by artists …

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Eubanks-Evans Experience

Dinner Menu: Jambalaya House Salad  Baguette *** The Eubanks-Evans Experience, featuring guitarist Kevin Eubanks and pianist Orrin Evans highlights the story of two musicians from the City of Brotherly Love, who have decided to turn their personal conversations about life, strife, happiness and all that goes with it, into a journey of sound. One on piano. …

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Dianne Reeves – 7:00 PM

Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Gochujang-Roast Chicken Black Rice House Salad Baguette *** Dianne Reeves is one of the pre-eminent jazz vocalists in the world today — her talents richly on display in each and every song of her expansive repertoire. As a result of her virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique jazz and R&B stylings, Reeves has …

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Dianne Reeves – 9:00 PM

Dianne Reeves is one of the pre-eminent jazz vocalists in the world today — her talents richly on display in each and every song of her expansive repertoire. As a result of her virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique jazz and R&B stylings, Reeves has received five Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album, an honorary doctorate …

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Sin Sisters Burlesque: Drag Night

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 Facebook

Tuck & Patti

A belated Valentine's Day celebration! Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Olive Relish Rice Pilaf Green Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta & Seeds Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberries & Cream *** For over forty years, the unique vocal/guitar duo of Tuck & Patti has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing …

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Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Suba Trio feat. Gustavo Ovalles – 7:00 PM

Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Ahi Tuna with Wasabi, Sake, & Lime Rice Spinach Salad Baguette *** SUBA Trio is the second collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist/composer/bandleader Omar Sosa and UK-based Senegalese kora master and vocalist Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles. Their latest recording made NPR Music’s ’20 Best Albums of 2021’ list …

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Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Suba Trio feat. Gustavo Ovalles – 9:00 PM

SUBA Trio is the second collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist/composer/bandleader Omar Sosa and UK-based Senegalese kora master and vocalist Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles. Their latest recording made NPR Music’s ’20 Best Albums of 2021’ list and received a 4-star review in DownBeat. Both charismatic and virtuoso performers, Sosa and Keita share …

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Catherine Russell

Dinner Menu: Red Wine Braised Chicken with Olives, Tomatoes & Capers Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes House Salad Baguette *** GRAMMY®-nominated vocalist Catherine Russell, when asked to characterize her new album, Send For Me, replied, “I love romance that swings.” Due out in April, Send For Me features a baker’s dozen of newly-recorded tunes on her eighth album as a leader, meeting …

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Oganookie

Remember Oganookie? This eclectic musical group presided over many ecstatic Saturday nights at the Catalyst and throughout Northern California in the early 70s. It returns for a unique celebration- “The Oganookie Story”- on Saturday, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center. The performance will weave together songs and reflections on the band, its …

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Nduduzo Makhathini Quartet

Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Lamb & Butternut Squash Stew House Salad Baguette  *** Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini grew up in the lush and rugged hillscapes of umGungundlovu in South Africa, a peri-urban landscape in which music and ritual practices were symbiotically linked. The area is significant historically as the site of the Zulu king Dingane kingdom …

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Fire & Grace & Ash

Fire & Grace has teamed up with ace mandolin player and composer Ashley Hoyer. Hoyer is a brilliant musician who brings an authentic mandolin virtuosity and flair for modern instrumental composition to Fire & Grace – the trio is known as Fire & Grace & Ash. Folk Baroque Chamber Trio playing Bach, Celtic, Americana and World …

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Willie Jones III Quintet featuring Renee Neufville: Tribute to Roy Hargrove

Dinner Menu: Moroccan Spiced Beef Stew (Ras el Hanout) Cous Cous House Salad Baguette *** With an unparalleled style of rhythmic expression, Willie Jones III is one of the world's leading jazz drummers. In addition to honoring his monumental influences - the late greats Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey and Billy Higgins - Jones' bold …

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Chris Webster & Nina Gerber

Chris Webster is a soul singer beyond genre. In the course of recording over 20 albums on her own and with others, she has drawn equally from classic R&B thumpers and gospel-grass prayers, to rockabilly rave-ups and singer-songwriter confessions. Webster’s work is rooted in the classic American tension between a yearning for transcendence and a …

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T Sisters

Big Girl Pants is the forthcoming album from folk sister group the T Sisters. Its cheeky title belies the mature and sometimes introspective themes of the record, which include dealing with loss and grappling with society’s sins, as well as developing personally in new phases of life. The sisters sojourned to L.A. to record the …

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