Events for Monday, June 24 - Thursday, July 18

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Take 6 – 9:00 PM

Monday, June 24 @ 9:00 PM
Door Ticket Price: $63.00
Student Ticket Price: $31.50

Take 6 (Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea, and Khristian Dentley), heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet!,” is the quintessential a cappella group and the model for vocal genius. With ten GRAMMYs, ten Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award, and they as Members of the […]

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A renowned artist/vocalist/pianist/percussionist with a longstanding connection to Kuumbwa, Claudia Villela will present this dynamic Brazilian Rhythms & Melodies class. Exploring musical styles from across Brazil, with a focus on northeastern forro traditions, participants will gain familiarity with a range of musical traditions and gain confidence in how to play them.

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Realtime Collective feat. Kristen Strom, Tammy L. Hall, Ruth Davies & Sylvia Cuenca

Thursday, June 27 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $26.25
Door Ticket Price: $31.50
Student Ticket Price: $15.75

Dinner Special: Japanese-Style Chicken Curry Rice House Salad & Baguette *meat or veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– A group of women at the top of their profession, Realtime Collective is an all-star quartet of bandleaders with a special connection to creating music in real-time. The ensemble features Kristen Strom […]

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Chris Potter Trio feat. Kendrick Scott & Matt Brewer

Monday, July 1 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $42.00
Door Ticket Price: $47.25
Student Ticket Price: $23.50

Dinner Special: Roast Chicken with Mushrooms & Mustard  Rosemary Roasted Potatoes House Salad & Baguette  *meat or veggie chili will be available to order at the counter ––– A world-class soloist, accomplished composer, and formidable bandleader, Grammy-nominated saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Potter’s music showcases limitless creativity and […]

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Acoustic Alchemy – 7:00 PM

Friday, July 12 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $47.25
Door Ticket Price: $52.50
Student Ticket Price: $26.25

“It’s been quite a while since the release of the last album, and in that time an awful lot has happened.” is the opening line from Greg Carmichael’s notes for Acoustic Alchemy’s brand new album, 33 1/3, and never a truer word has been written. The last studio album from the band, Roseland, was released […]

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Acoustic Alchemy – 9:00 PM

Friday, July 12 @ 9:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $36.75
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

“It’s been quite a while since the release of the last album, and in that time an awful lot has happened.” is the opening line from Greg Carmichael’s notes for Acoustic Alchemy’s brand new album, 33 1/3, and never a truer word has been written. The last studio album from the band, Roseland, was released […]

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Independently Produced Event

Sin Sisters Burlesque & Drag

Saturday, July 13 @ 8:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $30 - $40

Sin Sisters Burlesque & Drag is the premier headliner review in Santa Cruz, CA. Produced by Cyanide Cyn, a local queer femme, Sin Sisters is committed to providing a stellar theatrical experience and a safe, inclusive space for its audiences, performers and crew. Contact: Sin Sisters email | Sin Sisters Facebook

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Independently Produced Event

Chris Smither

Sunday, July 14 @ 7:30 PM
Regular General Admission: $38
Gold Circle: $50

Born in Miami, during World War II, Chris Smither grew up in New Orleans where he first started playing music as a child. The son of a Tulane University professor, he was taught the rudiments of instrumentation by his uncle on his mother’s ukulele. “Uncle Howard,” Smither says, “showed me that if you knew three chords, you […]

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Peter Erskine Trio with Special Guest Bob Mintzer

Monday, July 15 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $36.75
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Peter Erskine has played drums since the age of four and is known for his versatility and love of working in different musical contexts. He appears on 700 albums and film scores, has won two Grammy awards and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee School of Music. Fifty albums have been released under […]

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Gary Meek Band

Thursday, July 18 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $26.25
Door Ticket Price: $31.50
Student Ticket Price: $15.75

Gary Meek is a lifelong multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and recording artist with seven  solo CDs, appearing on over 200 records, including: Herb Alpert, Dave Weckl, Airto  Moreira and Flora Purim, Jeff Lorber, Green Day, Oscar Castro-Neves to name just a  few. He has performed both as a sideman, and a leader all over the planet, […]

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