Loading Events
  • This event has passed.
Date:
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Time:
7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price:
$47.25
Door Ticket Price:
$52.50
Student Ticket Price:
$26.25
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: SUBA Trio feat. Gustavo Ovalles – 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT!
6:00 PM
All Ages
THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT - TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE 9:00 PM SHOW. Dinner Specials can be purchased at the counter (subject to availability). Masks are encouraged. Please click the 'Plan Your Visit' button above for more information. Thank you!

Dinner Special:
Jambalaya
House Salad & Baguette
*meat & veggie chili will be available to order at the counter

–––

SUBA Trio is the second recording and concert collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist-composer-bandleader Omar Sosa and U.K.-based Senegalese kora master and singer Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles.  The recording made NPR Music’s ’20 Best Albums of 2021’, reached #1 on the Transglobal World Music Chart (December 2021), and received a 4-star review in Downbeat, to mention just a few of hundreds of accolades.

Both charismatic and virtuoso performers, Sosa and Keita share a special musical chemistry that inspires audiences to their feet with a unique fusion of jazz and world music.  Each concert is an uplifting experience, reflecting the close and compassionate listening of artists engaged in a captivating musical conversation.  London’s Morning Star newspaper writes, “The unhurried elegance of what Sosa calls ‘minimalismo’ articulates this utterly modern musical idiom”.  And London’s Jazz Journal comments that SUBA is “suffused with the soulful spirit of song – music of archetypal vision and deeply heartening consequence.”  In the U.S., Jazz Weekly writes that SUBA “sounds like a serene sunset in the Sahel desert, with sparkling stars, spacious horizons, and wondrous panoramas.”  And Downbeat describes the “otherwise impossible-to-categorize music as oceanic, bridging the Atlantic from Cuba to Senegal”, and offering “a genuine ‘world music.” Rounding out the Trio is the wonderful percussionist, Ovalles, whose exceptional mastery of the maracas, quitiplas, and culo ‘e puya is truly remarkable.

Omar Sosa Website
Seckou Keita Website
(Ticket Includes 5% City of Santa Cruz Admission Tax)

Venue

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
+ Google Map
Phone
831-427-2227
View Venue Website

We are currently experiencing intermittent issues that may affect our customer service response times – thank you for your patience.

Scroll to Top