Jazz at MOCA × Brian Lynch

Jan. 29 | 8pm

Friday, Jan 29th, 8pm  |  Free Rain or Shine!!!! A vital force and emergent legend within both the hardcore straight ahead and Latin Jazz communities, Grammy© Award Winner Brian Lynch is as comfortable negotiating the complexities of clave with Afro-Caribbean pioneer Eddie Palmieri as he is swinging through advanced harmony with »

Jazz at MOCA × Leesa Richards

Feb. 26 | 8pm

Friday, Feb 26th, 8pm  |  Free Rain or Shine!!!!   Singer-Songwriter Leesa Richards is a storyteller, a soulful voice offering a soundtrack to the narratives of life. Her sound taps into the deep roots of R&B, the poetry of jazz and folk and the energy of rock. Her debut solo »

Jazz at MOCA × Timmy Thomas

Mar. 25 | 8pm

Friday, Mar 25th, 8pm  |  Free Rain or Shine!!!!   Timmy Thomas and the Overtown Soul Review A video posted by Samuel Michaelsson (@thesamplelesson) on Nov 29, 2015 at 11:41pm PST   Lightning Has Struck Twice. Soul legend Timmy Thomas, who serenaded the world in 1973 with his million-selling smash “Why »

Jazz at MOCA × Maria Rivas

Friday, April 29th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, April 29th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Known as one of the most versatile voices in Latin America and now North America, Maria Rivas skillfully combines American and Latin Jazz rhythms with lively yet sentimental music from around the world. She interprets her music in English, Spanish, Italian and »

Jazz at MOCA × Jean Caze

Friday, May 27th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, May 27th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Winner of the 2006 International Trumpet Guild Jazz Competition, and the 2004 National Trumpet Jazz Competition, Jean Caze has emerged as one of today’s most exciting new voices in jazz. At the age of twenty-seven Jean has performed with the likes of »

Jazz at MOCA × Lanzallamas Monofonica

Friday, June 24th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, June 24th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! LANZALLAMAS MONOFONICA is an ensemble charged with melodic fire and global rhythmical chemistry. Deep, powerful lyrics with a message of unity and love and a wide array of nationalities and musical languages form the group’s alchemy. The result is a true expression »

Jazz at MOCA × Rose Max and Ramatis

Friday, July 29th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, July 29th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Born in Rio de Janeiro, capital of bossa nova, Rose is the great-grand daughter of the conductor Cupertino de Menezes and granddaughter of the guitar player Manuel de Menezes, both legends of early Brazilian music. Rose moved to the United States »

Jazz at MOCA × The Glyn Dryhurst Dixieland Jazz Band

Friday, August 26th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, August 26th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Dixieland is the name given to the style of jazz performed by early New Orleans jazz musicians. The name is a reference to the “Old South,” specifically anything south of the Mason-Dixon line. Dixieland, which was developed in New Orleans, is »

Jazz at MOCA × Conjunto Progreso

Friday, September 30th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

  Friday, September 30th, 8pm|Free! Rain or Shine!! Ever since its inception, the traditional Cuban Son ensemble Conjunto Progreso has taken audiences back in time to the nostalgic era of early Cuban popular music. Led by Johnny Aguiló, son of Cuban trumpet legend and band leader Rolando “El Ruso” Aguiló »