Events for Friday, July 8, 2022 - Saturday, July 23, 2022

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Yuko Mabuchi Trio

Friday, July 8, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $36.75
Student Ticket Price: $18.50

Dinner Menu: Salad Niçoise  Seared Ahi Tapenade Toast *meat & vegan chili will be available to order at the counter *** Yuko Mabuchi started playing classical piano at age four, in her hometown of Fukui, Japan. As a teenager she became fascinated by American R&B, hip hop and blues, but after hearing the music of some …

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Independently Produced Event

Sin Sisters Burlesque

Saturday, July 9, 2022 @ 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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Amy Helm

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $45.00
Student Ticket Price: 22.50

Dinner Menu: Summer Harvest Salad with Farro Steelhead Trout Skewers Baguette *meat & vegan chili will be available to order at the counter *** Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Amy Helm’s third album, What the Flood Leaves Behind, is her most autobiographical yet, both in content and creation. Due out in June, the 10 songs represent a …

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SonoMusette Performs Edith Piaf: Beyond the Paris Skies

Thursday, July 14, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $31.50
Student Ticket Price: $15.75

Dinner Menu: Grilled Chicken with Smoked Salsa Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, Green Beans, Basil & Seeds Baguette *meat & vegan chili will be available to order at the counter *** Celebrate Bastille Day with SonoMusette’s tribute to Edith Piaf! From her beginnings as a child singing on the streets of Paris to becoming an …

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Preacher Boy + Nicole Wilson

Saturday, July 16, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $20

Two artists, one great night not to be missed at Kuumbwa Jazz Center!  Alt blues artist Preacher Boy followed by jazz & blues singer-songwriter Nicole Wilson.  Preacher Boy is known for his "Country blues that marry Nick Cave, Robert Johnson, Woody Guthrie and Tom Waits.”  Singer-songwriter Nicole Wilson will offer up a set of soulful …

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(((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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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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