“Inside the theater, Emel Mathlouthi wows the crowd. By the end of the night, the audience is weeping as she sings songs about continuing a struggle for freedom.” - ‘From The Heart Of Egypt’s Revolt’ on NPR’s All Things Considered streaming now.
Catch Mathlouthi live at a rare U.S. concert next Wednesday at the French Institute Alliance Française in NYC!
SFJAZZ also presents Ahmad Jamal on June 13!
“He performs for us at Davies Symphony Hall with a seamless quartet whose grooving sound is flavored by the New Orleans style of drummer Herlin Riley and bassist Reginald Veal and the polyrhythmic pop of Puerto Rican-born percussionist Manolo Badrena.”
Hear Blue Moon on iTunes.
Gilad Hekselman in the Penobscot Bay Pilot for his Strand Theatre show in Rockland, ME on June 15.
Hekselman plays the Israeli Jazz Fest in Chicago on May 20 and 21!
SFJAZZ presents Harold López-Nussa and his brother Ruy Adrian López-Nussa in a 4-night residency June 13 through 16!
Check out their other U.S. tour dates here.
“[Lopez-Nussa] projects an innovative stance and original voice on his own fine new CD, “El País de las Maravillas” - Wall Street Journal
CJ Chenier plays Last Saturdays on the Common in Buchanan, MI on March 25!
Get Can’t Sit Down on iTunes.
“His vocals and accordion continue to drip with top-line Louisiana hot sauce, keeping the good times rolling with energized adaptations of blues and Creole r&b classics.” - Downbeat Magazine
(via Catherine Russell - Kuumbwa Jazz Center - Santa Cruz Sentinel)
Santa Cruz jazz fans, don’t miss Catherine Russell live at Kuumbwa Jazz on June 22! Get your tickets now.
See her full West Coast tour schedule.