She’s Got That Swing: Women in Jazz
SAT MAR 18 – 8pm
Jazz @ The Jacobs is proud to present this concert featuring some of today’s most vital female jazz artists: violinist Regina Carter, bassist Katie Thiroux, jazz vocalist Dena DeRose and jazz flute legend Holly Hofmann. Popular local trio Besos de Coco will open the concert.
SUN MAY 21 – 7:30pm
Considered the pre-eminent Cuban Jazz pianist in the world, Chucho Valdés is a towering figure who combines the sheer power of McCoy Tyner with the dexterity of Oscar Peterson and a rhythmic sensibility steeped in the intricacies of Afro-Cuban culture. The conservatorytrained son of Cuban music icon Bebo Valdés and an eight-time Grammy winner, Chucho has spent much of his career in the vanguard of Latin music.
Big Band Bash with the Jazz @ The Jacobs Orchestra!
SAT APR 29 – 8pm
A handpicked 16-piece big band of jazz all-stars will make their debut as the Jazz @ The Jacobs Orchestra, led by series curator and trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos. This special concert features the San Diego Symphony and veteran jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison performing the best of Ellington and more!