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November 2019

Independently Produced Event

Sin Sisters Burlesque

Saturday, November 9 @ 8:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $20 - $40

Sin Sisters Burlesque is a female owned, produced, and operated show. Since 2011, Sin Sisters Burlesque has been the only monthly burlesque show in Santa Cruz, CA. An evening of burlesque brought to you by internationally renowned and award winning performers. Sin Sisters Facebook

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson – 7:00 PM

Monday, November 11 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: Sold Out
Door Ticket Price: Sold Out

One of the most esteemed and charismatic artists of our time, the ceaselessly innovative saxophonist Joshua Redman has become a legend in his own right. As JamBase says, “When the conversation ensues about who is carrying on the great tradition of jazz music today, if Joshua Redman’s name does not come up, the conversation is not worth having.” Critics and fans alike are blown away by Redman’s passionate live performances and acclaimed recordings. In the Joshua Redman Quartet, Redman evokes…

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Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson – 9:00 PM

Monday, November 11 @ 9:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $31.50
Door Ticket Price: $36.75

One of the most esteemed and charismatic artists of our time, the ceaselessly innovative saxophonist Joshua Redman has become a legend in his own right. As JamBase says, “When the conversation ensues about who is carrying on the great tradition of jazz music today, if Joshua Redman’s name does not come up, the conversation is not worth having.” Critics and fans alike are blown away by Redman’s passionate live performances and acclaimed recordings. In the Joshua Redman Quartet, Redman evokes…

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Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Thursday, November 14 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $31.50
Door Ticket Price: $36.75

The foundations of the acclaimed Steel House ensemble are deep and strong, the roof sturdy. Inside is one big, light-filled room occupied by the three leaders: Edward Simon on piano, Scott Colley on acoustic bass, and Brian Blade on drums. Each is a world-class jazz musician with his own robust composing, recording, and performing career. Since meeting in New York in the early 1990s, they have shared stages and studios, playing many different kinds of music together. They decided to…

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The Funky Knuckles

Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $21
Door Ticket Price: $26.25

The inevitable result of a talent-soaked soul and jazz community, The Funky Knuckles are taking the sound of Dallas to an entirely different level. They have been together six years and have held a weekly residency since the beginning. The band is comprised of sidemen from some of the most respected acts in the music industry (Beyonce, Erykah Badu, Chrisette Michelle, Talib Kweli, P. Diddy, The Polyphonic Spree, etc.), yet possesses a sound distinctly separate from any of their individual…

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Independently Produced Event

Alex Lucero & Live Again

Saturday, November 16 @ 8:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $15
Door Ticket Price: $20

Alex Lucero & Live Again will be performing new material for the first time.  With new configurations and arrangements, the band will be bringing a whole new level of musicality to the Live Again sound, as well as your classic favorites.  Don't miss their first time playing at this amazing venue!! More info: 209-505-0288 | alexlucero1976@yahoo.com Live Again Website

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Independently Produced Event

A Tribute to Bonnie Raitt: A Benefit for Arts Council Santa Cruz County’s Mariposa Art 7 Music In Schools Program

Sunday, November 17 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $25
Gold Circle: $40

Presented by Snazzy Productions 831-479-9421 Featuring Sherry Austin, Ginny Mitchell, Diana Donnelly, Mira Goto, The Shady Rest Band, Bonny June, Ken Kraft, Craig Owens, Patti Maxine & Tracy Parker, and more to be announced! Arts Council Santa Cruz County Website

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Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Miguel Zenon Quartet

Monday, November 18 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $31.50
Door Ticket Price: $36.75

Grammy nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has developed a unique voice as a composer and as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American folkloric music and jazz. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Zenón has…

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

A Tuba to Cuba: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Yusa and Special Guests at the Rio Theatre

Wednesday, November 20 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $42 Advance / $52 Door
Gold Circle: $63 Advance / $73 Door

“A Tuba to Cuba is as much a soundtrack to our documentary as it is a collection of songs that we wrote and recording during the filming and after its completion.  The writing and recording of our previous release, ‘So It Is’ began before our first trip to Cuba in 2015.  We had no idea that it would become the album it would until we returned home from that first trip.  The ‘A Tuba To Cuba’ soundtrack is comprised of…

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December 2019

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Akiko/Hamilton/Dechter

Monday, December 2 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $31.50
Door Ticket Price: $36.75

Akiko/Hamilton/Dechter is an organ trio featuring Akiko Tsuruga, Jeff Hamilton, and Graham Dechter. Akiko, an energetic organist from Japan, has joined forces with veteran jazz drummer Hamilton and guitarist Dechter in this hard-swining group. They invite the listener into their realm of how they feel about music…that it should always be a joyous occasion. The group plays to make each other sound as good as they can possibly sound, and certainly succeeds. (5% City of Santa Cruz Admission Tax included,…

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