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Tuesday, May 2nd
7:00pm-11:30pm |$10

JAZZ MAFIA | ADAM THEIS QUARTET

Jazz meets rap at Black Cat for a sexy, edgy and engaging urban sound that seamlessly melds jazz and street vibes.

Adam Theis (pronounced “Thēese”) is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, bandleader and composer based in Oakland, CA who plays trombone, trumpet, tuba, bass, keyboards and anything/everything else he can get his hands on. In 2000, Theis co-founded Jazz Mafia – an eclectic artist collective of some of the most forward thinking and accomplished players in the fields of Electro, Hip-Hop, World, Classical and of course, Jazz. As Jazz Mafia’s director, Adam has assembled over 100 different live projects over the past 17 years and led/co-led dozens of acclaimed bands. He is also the Director of SFJAZZ’s Monday Night Band, Director of the Truckee Jazz Camp, and winner of the Gerbode-Hewlett Foundation’s “Emerging Composer” Grant.

Theis has produced and co-written music for notable artists such as Lyrics Born, Zion-I, Rebelution, Latyrx, Galactic, Ledesi, Blackalicious and many more. As a sideman, Adam and his horn section have created eclectic collaborations with a wide range of top level artists including: Bobby McFerrin, Roy Ayers, Chali 2na, Booker T. Jones, Spearhead, Zigaboo Modeliste, Zap Mama, Eric Lindell, Dead Winter Carpenters, KRS One, Wax Tailor, The New Master Sounds, Peter Rowan, Coultrain, J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science, The Velvet Teen and dozens more.

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THEO CROKER SUNDAY GROOVE

CLOSED THIS EVENING

BARRY FINNERTY ON GUITAR WITH HIS TRIO

BARRY FINNERTY ON GUITAR WITH HIS QUARTET

BLACK CAT TRIO

THEO CROKER & IRWIN HALL POWER JAZZ QUINTET

Closed for Private Event until 9pm

THEO CROKER & IRWIN HALL POWER JAZZ QUINTET

MARK ROBINSON AND HIS SWINGING TRIO

THEO CROKER & IRWIN HALL POWER JAZZ QUINTET

AMY DABALOS TRIO: THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

THEO CROKER & IRWIN HALL POWER JAZZ QUINTET

THEO CROKER & IRWIN HALL POWER JAZZ QUINTET

CLOSED THIS EVENING

THE KAZEMDE GEORGE TRIO FROM NYC

SAMI STEVENS AND KAZEMDE GEORGE QUINTET FROM BROOKLYN

BLACK CAT TRIO

SAMI STEVENS AND KAZEMDE GEORGE QUINTET FROM BROOKLYN

PARKER GRANT TRIO

SAMI STEVENS AND KAZEMDE GEORGE QUINTET FROM BROOKLYN

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

SAMI STEVENS AND GEORGE KAZEMDE QUINTET FROM BROOKLYN

COURTNEY KNOTT AND HER BAND OF TENDERLOIN TURKS

WALTER EARL GROUP

CLOSED THIS EVENING

PATRICK WOLFF QUINTET

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT UNTIL 9PM

HOGAN BROTHERS FT. OMEGA RAE

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

DANIELLE WERTZ AND HER TRIO

JDILLA TRIBUTE WITH GIULIO XAVIER’S VIBE THEORY

THE FABULOUS AZURE MCCALL AND HER TRIO

BEN MISTERKA AND COLLECTIVITY

KAI LYONS GROOVE COLLECTIVE

CLOSED THIS EVENING

WIL BLADES TRIO

MIKE OLMOS GROUP FT. WIL BLADES ON THE HAMMOND B-3

BLACK CAT TRIO

THE EDDIE HENDERSON GROUP

WILL BERNARD GUITAR TRIO

THE EDDIE HENDERSON GROUP

BLACK CAT TRIO

THE EDDIE HENDERSON GROUP

COURTNEY KNOTT AND HER BAND

COURTNEY KNOTT: A VERY STEVIE WONDER(FUL) HOLIDAY PARTY!

CLOSED FOR XMAS – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

CLOSED FOR XMAS – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

CLOSED FOR XMAS – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

KNMDK BREAKOUT ENSEMBLE

KNMDK GROUP

KNMDK BREAKOUT ENSEMBLE

KNMDK GROUP

CHASE JACKSON BREAKOUT ENSEMBLE

CHASE JACKSON COLLECTIVE

KNMDK BREAKOUT ENSEMBLE

KNMDK GROUP FT. DJ CONRAD

NYE 2017-URBAN GLAM THROWDOWN INTO 2018 FT. KNMDK WITH DJ CONRAD

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