Kuumbwa Presented Concerts
Independently Produced Concerts / Rental Calendar
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 Ann Whittington, Charmaigne Scott, Ruby Rudman, and Stella D’Oro. Superbly accompanying the Santa Cruz Women of Jazz are Brad Hecht, Gino Raugi, Bill Bosch, Phil Smith, and Olaf Schiappacasse.
(5% city tax and service charge not included)
Doors & dinner beginning at 6:00 pm