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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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LA PERCUSSION STAR JAZ SAWYER AND HIS TRIO

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STACY DILLARD EAST COAST/WEST COAST ENSEMBLE

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THE GRANT LEVIN POWER SAMBA ENSEMBLE

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VOCALIST JHOARD WITH HIS FUNKTET

BLACK CAT TRIO

VOCALIST JHOARD WITH HIS FUNKTET

LA PERCUSSION STAR JAZ SAWYER AND HIS TRIO

VOCALIST JHOARD WITH HIS FUNKTET

VOCALIST JHOARD WITH HIS FUNKTET

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EVAN SHERMAN AND THE REBOP EVOLUTION

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EVAN SHERMAN REBOP EVOLUTION TRIO

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