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Master Class Series: Adventures in Jazz Education
Free to the public, these informative and inspiring classes contribute to the cultural vibrancy of our community. Musicians, educators and students eager to broaden their musical knowledge have benefited from a diverse line up of professional artists that has featured Ray Brown, Bruce Forman, Hristo Vitchev, Dan Robbins, Martan Mann, Steve Wilson, and Dave Egan.

From bop to Beyonce – join us for Journey to Success, a free Master Class Q&A with Grammy-nominated artist and accomplished educator Tia Fuller. Fuller is a saxophonist, composer, and educator, and a member of the all-female band touring with Beyoncé. Fuller is currently a faculty member in the ensembles department at Berklee College of Music. This a free, all ages community event! Thursday, June 13th, 4:00-4:50PM, At Kuumbwa Jazz.

Master Class Series: Discover Jazz
Free to the public, these classes designed for families and people of all ages encourage the learning about jazz for all people, no matter of their background or experience with jazz music. These classes are a great way to learn how to listen to and understand jazz, and have been presented by fantastic local jazz artists, including Steve Wilson, Dan Robbins, Jon Dryden, and Zack Olsen.

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“Donny McCaslin is not only a brilliant musician, he has a unique talent for describing his own creative path, and how that can be useful to any musician. Thanks so much for having him. MORE MASTER CLASSES!” ~Jack Bowers, Santa Cruz resident and musician.

½ Price Night for Students
Since 2009 Kuumbwa is proud to encourage young jazzers to attend concerts by offering monthly ½ Price Night for Students. Tickets for this series are offered at the door only with valid student I.D. Tickets are subject to availability. Check our calendar for monthly student specials.

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