Events for Tuesday, February 27 - Wednesday, March 13

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Tres Souls

Thursday, February 29 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $36.75
Door Ticket Price: $42.00
Student Ticket Price: $21.00

Boleros On-Screen! Check out this list of classic Mexican films curated by Watsonville Film Festival and inspired by the bolero music of Tres Souls: Bolero Inmortal (1958) – Click to Watch Aventurera (1949) – Click to Watch Escuela de Vagabundos (1955) – Click to Watch Muertos de Miedo (1958) – Click to Watch   “Beloved Los Angeles trio, […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Eliades Ochoa – 7:00 PM

Friday, March 1 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $52.50
Door Ticket Price: $57.75
Student Ticket Price: $29.00

Eliades Ochoa was born on June 22, 1946, in Songo la Maya, Santiago de Cuba. Ochoa is considered one of the most renowned Cuban “soneros” of all time, a notable defender of traditional Cuban music, and the best guitarist of his generation. His distinctive cowboy hat and his penchant for wearing black have led some […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Eliades Ochoa – 9:00 PM

Friday, March 1 @ 9:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: 42.00
Door Ticket Price: 47.25
Student Ticket Price: $23.50

Eliades Ochoa was born on June 22, 1946, in Songo la Maya, Santiago de Cuba. Ochoa is considered one of the most renowned Cuban “soneros” of all time, a notable defender of traditional Cuban music, and the best guitarist of his generation. His distinctive cowboy hat and his penchant for wearing black have led some […]

Find out more »
Independently Produced Event

UCSC Grad Slam

Saturday, March 2 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free

Grad Slam is a communication contest hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Graduate Division that is open to all graduate students, except those who have won 1st place in a previous Grad Slam. Participants have a maximum of three minutes to explain their graduate research or artistic endeavor to a general audience. Prizes are $3000 to […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

An Evening with Branford Marsalis – 7:00 PM

Monday, March 4 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $78.75
Door Ticket Price: $84.00
Student Ticket Price: $42.00

Branford Marsalis has stayed the course. From his early acclaim as a saxophonist bringing new energy and new audiences to jazz, he has refined and expanded his talents and his horizons as a musician, composer, band-leader and educator – a 21st Century mainstay of artistic excellence. Growing up in the rich environment of New Orleans […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

An Evening with Branford Marsalis – 9:00 PM

Monday, March 4 @ 9:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $57.75
Door Ticket Price: $63.00
Student Ticket Price: $31.50

Branford Marsalis has stayed the course. From his early acclaim as a saxophonist bringing new energy and new audiences to jazz, he has refined and expanded his talents and his horizons as a musician, composer, band-leader and educator – a 21st Century mainstay of artistic excellence. Growing up in the rich environment of New Orleans […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

OKAN

Thursday, March 7 @ 7:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $42.00
Door Ticket Price: $47.25
Student Ticket Price: $23.50

Fusing Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, resistance, and love, OKAN takes their name from the word for ‘heart’ in their Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria. With vocals in Spanish, English, and Spanglish, OKAN is led by the Cuban-born violinist/vocalist Elizabeth Rodriguez and percussionist/vocalist Magdelys Savigne (both of whom are […]

Find out more »
Independently Produced Event

An Evening of Moroccan Tamazight music featuring AZA and Tawja N Umarg

Saturday, March 9 @ 7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $30
Door Ticket Price: $35

This show is different than previous AZA shows at Kuumbwa Jazz center. The first part of the show will feature Tawja N Umarg, a new local band who has spent the last ten years learning traditional Moroccan Tamazight music. The second part of the evening will feature AZA, bringing new material worked up over the […]

Find out more »
Kuumbwa Jazz Presents

Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs

Sunday, March 10 @ 4:00 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $47.25
Door Ticket Price: $52.50
Student Ticket Price: $26.25

“You get people together and get them singing, and you instantly knock down all the walls – the creeds, the gender, age and race differences, everything. You’re all one at that point, lifting your voices…I love to knock down the wall between performer and audience, that is always my goal. I invite individuals on the […]

Find out more »
Independently Produced Event

Altan

Wednesday, March 13 @ 7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price: $35
Door Ticket Price: $40

With a career in Irish music over for 35 years, Altan has achieved legendary status in a genre that has been equally shaped by the band’s influence and genius. Audiences from Ireland to Japan to Australia to Europe have embraced their heartwarming, dynamic live performances and their exquisitely produced, award-winning recordings. Over a dozen releases […]

Find out more »

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

Scroll to Top