Jazz at Cal Performances

Jazz highlights in the 2023–24 season include the return of the distinctive creative voice of Cécile McLorin Salvant; child prodigy on piano and organ Matthew Whitaker; and the Brad Mehldau Trio, whose career has spanned more than 25 years; and the debut of OKAN, fusing its Afro-Cuban roots with American jazz, Dominican merengue, Brazilian samba, and folk music from across the globe.

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2023–24 Season Jazz Events Calendar


Brad Mehldau Trio

Nov 11, 2023, 8pm

Matthew Whitaker

Dec 8, 2023, 8pm

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Jan 25, 2024, 7:30pm
Jazz, Illuminations: Individual & Community


Mar 8, 2024, 8pm
2023–24 Season Calendar

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