Kuumbwa Jazz Center

$$ • Music Venues

320-2 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
(831) 427-2227



Reviews for Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Saw a show here last night. What a neighborhood and community treasure. Very cute , cozy space. Excellent acoustics. Chairs were not super comfy for a two plus hour shoe but it was so inexpensive I didn't really care. Lovely staff and good call on having beer and wine! And dessert if you so choose.

This is one of the best music venues in not just Santa Cruz, not just California but in the entire U.S. Major jazz artists play here between gigs in San Francisco or Oakland and Southern California. The acoustics are marvelous, the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Fabulous!

Kuumbwa Jazz Center is one of the best venues in the Bay Area. World class artists in a homey, intimate, friendly setting. Come casual or dressed to the nines. All ages are welcome and encouraged. One of the best Non Profits you can belong to. Mike Stern, Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip & Dave Weckl blew us away!

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Monday 9AM - 5PM
Tuesday 9AM - 5PM
Wednesday 9AM - 5PM
Thursday 9AM - 5PM
Friday 9AM - 5PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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