Live & Local brings together some of the area’s great vocal talents for a celebration of the rich history of women in jazz.
Featuring Gail Cruse, Vicki Coffis and Ann Whittington from the popular trio Back in Time, as well as the genre-transcending Ruby Rudman; celebrated blues, funk and soul singer Charmaigne Scott; and Stella D’Oro, who fronts Santa Cruz’s own Stella By Barlight, the evening is warming up to be a fantastic musical trip from swing-era classics up through contemporary jazz.
INFO: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Kuumbwa Jazz, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. $18/adv, $23/door. 427-2227. WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Friday, May 13 to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to the show.