Kuumbwa Dream Band: Benny Green, Roy Hargrove, Eric Harland, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman

Kuumbwa Dream Band: Benny Green, Roy Hargrove, Eric Harland, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman

SOLD OUT! THANK YOU KUUMBWA JAZZ MEMBERS! MEMBER BENEFIT PRE-SALE SHOW 40TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING EVENT The Dream Band is for real and appearing only at Kuumbwa Jazz for a one-time concert in celebration of Kuumbwa’s 40th anniversary. The all-star aggregation features pianist Benny Green, trumpeter Roy Hargrove, drummer Eric Harland, bassist Christian McBride, and saxophonist Joshua Redman. These excellent musicians have a history with Kuumbwa going back at least 20 years, first as young sidemen – as novices testing their abilities with veteran jazz legends – and now, as seasoned, award-winning artists and bandleaders. We are thrilled to have this dream become a reality! Doors at dinner beginning at 6:00 PM No Refunds / No Exchanges / All Sales Final All Tickets Held at Will-Call Night of Show Sponsored by Kyle Goldman Supported in part by the National Endowment for the...
Christian McBride Trio

Christian McBride Trio

SOLD OUT! “…throwback feel-good vibes…” – The New York Times Christian McBride is the premier bassist on today’s jazz and pop scene. He is simply without peer on his instrument and the first choice as collaborator for everyone from Sting and Billy Joel to Sonny Rollins and Pat Metheny. With pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr., McBride has created an energized unit that is “powered from the ground up.” The trio’s 2013 release Out Here (Mack Avenue Records) blends classic jazz presentation with forward thinking movement. The result is music for the soul. As McBride puts it, “the real core foundation is hardcore swingin,’ blues and American songbook…I can’t help but want to swing hard with [Christian] and Ulysses.” And swing, they do. $25/Adv $30/Door  (admission tax and service charge additional) No Comp Tix Doors at 8:30 pm Sponsored by Relatives of Rhythm...
Christian McBride Trio

Christian McBride Trio

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click the blue Buy Tickets button to purchase 9:00 PM tickets! “…throwback feel-good vibes…” – The New York Times Christian McBride is the premier bassist on today’s jazz and pop scene. He is simply without peer on his instrument and the first choice as collaborator for everyone from Sting and Billy Joel to Sonny Rollins and Pat Metheny. With pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr., McBride has created an energized unit that is “powered from the ground up.” The trio’s 2013 release Out Here (Mack Avenue Records) blends classic jazz presentation with forward thinking movement. The result is music for the soul. As McBride puts it, “the real core foundation is hardcore swingin,’ blues and American songbook…I can’t help but want to swing hard with [Christian] and Ulysses.” And swing, they do. $25/Adv $30/Door  (admission tax and service charge additional) No Comp Tix Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 pm Sponsored by Relatives of Rhythm...
Christian McBride Trio

Christian McBride Trio

Monday, October 7, 7:00 PM Christian McBride Trio SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Kuumbwa Jazz Board of Trustees “…destined to be a force in music for decades to come.” – All About Jazz Always keeping things fresh on the bandstand, Christian McBride is getting back to basics with his trio. Aside from his prowess as a bassist and his talents as a premier composer and arranger, McBride has become one of the great spokespersons for the genre. Hot on the heels of his spring release, People Music, Grammy-winner Christian McBride presents a new album, Out Here, McBride’s 11th recording as a leader.  Whether he’s leading a full brass section or getting locked in the pocket with his trio, you can count on McBride to blend classic jazz presentation with forward-thinking movement. McBride’s stellar trio includes Christian Sands on piano and Ulysses Owens Jr. on drums....
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter & Ambrose Akinmusire

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter & Ambrose Akinmusire

Tuesday, April 30, 9:00 PM Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter & Ambrose Akinmusire Celebrate with an Encore Perfomance! $30/Adv $33/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by JazzAlleyKats After opening their nation-wide tour with two sold-out performances at Kuumbwa Jazz, this super group of jazz musicians, return to close out their spectacular tour, complete with new material developed on the road. Don’t miss this encore performance of the 55th anniversary of the Monterey Jazz Festival featuring sensational vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green, bassist/musical director Christian McBride, and drummer Lewis Nash. Says Ms. Bridgewater, “All kinds of crazy things happen here…it’s Kuumbwa.”...