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March 2017

7:00 pm – Live & Local: Santa Cruz Women of Jazz Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald

Thursday, March 30 @ 7:00 PM

Dubbed “The First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. Expect a fantastic musical trip as the Santa Cruz Women of Jazz celebrate Ella’s 100th birthday, taking you on a journey from swing-era classics of the 30’s and 40’s up through her more contemporary jazz repertoire. Interpreted by an impressive line-up of Jazz Birds featuring: Gail Cruse, Vicki Coffis and Cher Peterson—along with local divas…






April 2017

7:30 pm – Carolyn Sills Combo

Saturday, April 1 @ 7:30 PM

A roots music group with a vintage sound older than its years, The Carolyn Sills Combo is breathing fresh life and heartfelt twang into the timeless sounds of post-war American music.  Nominated for a 2016 Ameripolitan Award for Western Swing group and a 2016 Academy of Western Artist Award for western swing group, female, album and song (Even Villains Once Were Babies), fans of classic country and western swing are falling in love with the band’s original songs, written and…






7:30 pm – Eilen Jewell

Sunday, April 2 @ 7:30 PM

She’s a rock ‘n roll mama from way-out west in Idaho. Honesty, confidence, and respect permeate Eilen Jewell’s music, dating back to her self-released Boundary Countyalbum in 2006. Since then, the Boise native has recorded five studio albums for Signature Sounds with her road-tested touring band, and two more as a member of the Boston-based gospel-charged Sacred Shakers (also on Signature Sounds), which includes that well-oiled band at its core. Her latest, 2015′s  Sundown Over Ghost Town, is a masterful…






7:00 pm – Dave Holland Trio featuring Kevin Eubanks & Eric Harland w/special guest Chris Potter

Thursday, April 6 @ 7:00 PM

Bassist Dave Holland’s amazing career spans five decades of cutting-edge jazz. From his days as a member of the late ’60s Miles Davis Quintet—as Miles entered his electric phase—to leading his own small and large ensembles, Holland’s bold creativity has enhanced the role of the bass in contemporary music as a solo and ensemble instrument. One of his recordings from the early ’70s, Conference of the Birds—featuring Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton and Barry Altschul—is still considered an important milestone in…






9:00 pm – Dave Holland Trio featuring Kevin Eubanks & Eric Harland w/special guest Chris Potter

Thursday, April 6 @ 9:00 PM

Bassist Dave Holland’s amazing career spans five decades of cutting-edge jazz. From his days as a member of the late ’60s Miles Davis Quintet—as Miles entered his electric phase—to leading his own small and large ensembles, Holland’s bold creativity has enhanced the role of the bass in contemporary music as a solo and ensemble instrument. One of his recordings from the early ’70s, Conference of the Birds—featuring Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton and Barry Altschul—is still considered an important milestone in…






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