Events for Monday, July 25 - Saturday, August 13

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Ben Williams: “I Am a Man”

Monday, July 25 @ 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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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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Jenny Scheinman Quintet

Thursday, July 28 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Independently Produced Event

Lori Rivera & Jennifer Daniels

Saturday, August 6 @ 7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $25
Door Ticket Price: $30

Come join these two powerhouse vocalist as they sing songs that have been welling up in them throughout the past two years.  Jazz, Pop, Broadway, an original or two, all done with stories and laughter to lift your hearts. Lori Rivera is a former member of the a cappella group, The Bobs, and has traveled …

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John Jorgenson Quintet

Sunday, August 7 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $34
Gold Circle: $45

The John Jorgenson Quintet creates a unique musical experience that equally enthralls the most discerning and the casual music fan. The ensemble was originally formed in 2004 for the release of Franco-American Swing. The group’s style has been called “Gypsy Jazz” after the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s …

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Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 7:00 PM

Monday, August 8 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: SOLD OUT
Door Ticket Price: SOLD OUT
Student Ticket Price: SOLD OUT

Dinner Menu (SOLD OUT): Steelhead Trout with Lemon, Garlic & Tamari Basmati Rice House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– Wayne Shorter’s evolution as an artist is vast and unending. Performing with and composing for Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis Second Great Quintet naturally led …

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Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet – 9:00 PM

Monday, August 8 @ 9:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $52.50
Student Ticket Price: $26.25

Wayne Shorter’s evolution as an artist is vast and unending. Performing with and composing for Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis Second Great Quintet naturally led to the formation of his own legendary groups—first Weather Report, then his musically unparalleled quartet. With Shorter’s career now focused solely on composing, his musical greatness has set …

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Isaiah Sharkey

Thursday, August 11 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $36.75
Student Ticket Price: $18.50

Dinner Menu: Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Olive Salsa Green Beans Roasted Potatoes House Salad Baguette *meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter *** A native Chicagoan, Isaiah Sharkey spent his early years living in Cabrini Green.  Perhaps as a precursor to his future career, he lived with his parents in a …

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