Events for Sunday, July 17, 2022 - Thursday, August 4, 2022

Independently Produced Event

(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Martin Courtney with John Andrews and the Yawns

Sunday, July 17, 2022 @ 8:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $26.25

When Martin Courtney was a teenager, he knew how to get lost. In the late ‘90s and early 2000s, there’s Martin, 17 or 18, loaded into a car with friends, stoned and aimless. They’re navigating the suburban sprawl of New Jersey with no destination in mind.It’s a densely settled wooded area, Courtney explains. “There’s so …

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Joel Frahm Trio

Monday, July 18, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Dinner Menu: Roast Chicken & Sweet Potatoes in a Spicy Tomato, Chili & Cardamom Sauce House Salad Baguette *meat & vegan chili will be available to order at the counter *** For more than 30 years, Joel Frahm  lived in New York City, working in jazz clubs, collaborating with other musicians, and honing his craft. He …

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Special Event

Kuumbwa Jazz & Indexical Present: Speak for Change – Darius Jones & Amirtha Kidambi with Cat Willis

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $31.50
Student Ticket Price: $15.75

Kuumbwa Jazz Center & Indexical bring the highly popular Speak for Change series of live events to the Kuumbwa stage. The NYC-based duo of Darius Jones & Amirtha Kidambi opens the evening with a series of musical adaptations of cosmological writings by iconic improviser and bandleader Sun Ra. Following the live musical set, host Thomas Sage Pedersen sits down …

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Yosvany Terry Quartet

Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Dinner Menu: Fish Stew with Coconut Milk, Tomatoes & Potatoes House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Born into an illustrious musical family in Camaguey, Cuba, Yosvany Terry is an internationally acclaimed composer, saxophonist, percussionist, bandleader, educator, and cultural bearer of the Afro-Cuban tradition. After immersing …

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Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang with Brightshine – LP Release

Saturday, July 23, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $20
Door Ticket Price: $25

Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang have made anime for themselves by offering high-energy editions of Grateful Dead classics and Deep cuts. Every show features a unique setlist played by Pete Sawyer and a rotating cast of the Bay Area’s most accomplished interpreters of Grateful Dead music. Walking a middle path between …

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Ben Williams: “I Am a Man”

Monday, July 25, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Dinner Menu: Green Curry Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Mushrooms & Spinach Basmati Rice House Salad  Baguette  *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter *** When it comes to black music, Washington, D.C. produces its share of game-changers. That long list includes Duke Ellington, Chuck Brown, Marvin Gaye, Shirley Horn, Roberta …

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Education Event

Master Class: Matt Bohn – Internal and External Workings of the Double Bass

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 @ 6:00 PM
Free

Can't make it in-person? You can join virtually! Click here to register. For the past twenty-two years, bassist and double bass luthier Matt Bohn has made his living in Felton, CA, restoring, repairing, setting up, and dealing in all things related to the double bass. In this class, Bohn will begin by covering the care and maintenance of the double …

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Jenny Scheinman Quintet

Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $36.75
Student Ticket Price: $18.50

Dinner Menu: Lamb Chops with Green Herb Sauce Roasted Potatoes House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– In her latest quintet configuration, internationally acclaimed jazz violinist Jenny Scheinman presents music she wrote and honed in the wilderness of northern California during the shutdown. This drum-less ensemble …

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Marcia Ball

Monday, August 1, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

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

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

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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