Sasha Berliner

Sasha Berliner

Sun, Mar 03

Tickets from $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 “Berliner is already a very mature instrumentalist [...] maybe she’s the best vibraphone player to emerge in decades.” - Arnaldo DeSouteiro Sasha Berliner is an award-winning vibraphonist and composer based in NYC and Los Angeles. Described as a "young mallet master" by JazzTimes, she has been recognized as the Downbeat Critics Poll #1 Rising Star Vibraphonist and Jazz Journalists' Association runner-up for Vibraphonist of the Year. Sasha has collaborated with renowned artists...

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Adam Theis Quartet: Worldwide

Adam Theis Quartet: Worldwide

Wed, Mar 06

Tickets $20. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 Led by Jazz Mafia founder Adam Theis, this project features Bay Area percussionist Josh Jones, brothers Colin and Julian Hogan on keys and drums, and Adam Theis himself on trombone and bass. Exploring a wide range of global musical influences, their performances blend raw improvisation with meticulously arranged compositions. Characterized by unexpected twists and turns, the quartet's sound is anchored by intricate percussion layers, where trombones and keyboards often float over the top. Adam Theis,...

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Blaque Dynamite

Blaque Dynamite

Thu, Mar 07

Tickets $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 "...a Jazz Drumming Prodigy...he is a powerhouse behind the kit!" - The Dallas Observer Blaque Dynamite, a.k.a. Mike Mitchell, has given validity to the cliche that age is nothing more than a number. He began drumming at age 2, played in his first live recording session at the ripe young age of 7, and acquired a roster of drum company endorsements by the time he turned 11. Being gifted to play all genres, Dynamite...

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Blaque Dynamite

Blaque Dynamite

Fri, Mar 08

Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 "...a Jazz Drumming Prodigy...he is a powerhouse behind the kit!" - The Dallas Observer Blaque Dynamite, a.k.a. Mike Mitchell, has given validity to the cliche that age is nothing more than a number. He began drumming at age 2, played in his first live recording session at the ripe young age of 7, and acquired a roster of drum company endorsements by the time he turned 11. Being gifted to play all genres, Dynamite...

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MARTIN LUTHER McCOY:  “Tribute to Sade Love Songs”

MARTIN LUTHER McCOY: “Tribute to Sade Love Songs”

Sat, Mar 09

Tickets from $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 5:45 9:30 show: Bar @ 5:45, Doors @ 8:45 "Thanks to visionaries like Luther, the future of soul music actually looks brighter than ever." — USA TODAY. Martin Luther McCoy is set to electrify SF Black Cat again with a two-night stint on March 9th and 10th, following his sold-out debut last December. This visit includes a special encore of his celebrated Sade tribute from SFJAZZ, celebrating the iconic British/Nigerian artists' hits. He'll introduce his new album, "Welcome Back Love," with...

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MARTIN LUTHER McCOY: “Like a Prince Funk Party”

MARTIN LUTHER McCOY: “Like a Prince Funk Party”

Sun, Mar 10

Tickets from $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 5:45 9:15 show: Bar @ 5:45, Doors @ 8:30 "Thanks to visionaries like Luther, the future of soul music actually looks brighter than ever." — USA TODAY. Martin Luther McCoy is set to electrify SF Black Cat again with a two-night stint on March 9th and 10th, following his sold-out debut last December. This visit includes a special encore of his celebrated Sade tribute from SFJAZZ, celebrating the iconic British/Nigerian artists' hits. He'll introduce his new album, "Welcome Back Love," with...

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Adam Klipple Organ Quintet

Adam Klipple Organ Quintet

Wed, Mar 13

Tickets $20. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 Adam Klipple is a skilled organist, pianist, and keyboardist who has traveled around the world with renowned artists such as Lauryn Hill and Veronica Swift. Currently touring with Blood Sweat and Tears, Adam is proud to make his Black Cat debut with his SF-based band. The Adam Klipple organ quintet plays original soulful arrangements of songs you know, sure to surprise! His dynamic outfit covers everything from Chopin and Tchaikovsky to the Police, Prince, and...

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Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Thu, Mar 14

Tickets $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 "...his tone, choice of notes and compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard." - Ron Carter. Bassist/composer Marcos Varela is a Creative Capital Award-winning Musician who has made a name for himself working in the bands of some of the Jazz industry’s brightest lights, including Ingrid Jensen, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Antoine Roney, Nasheet Waits, Charli Persip Big Band, Vincent Gardener’s Big Band and the...

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Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Fri, Mar 15

Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 "...his tone, choice of notes and compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard." - Ron Carter. Bassist/composer Marcos Varela is a Creative Capital Award-winning Musician who has made a name for himself working in the bands of some of the Jazz industry’s brightest lights, including Ingrid Jensen, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Antoine Roney, Nasheet Waits, Charli Persip Big Band, Vincent Gardener’s Big Band and the...

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Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Sat, Mar 16

Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 "...his tone, choice of notes and compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard." - Ron Carter. Bassist/composer Marcos Varela is a Creative Capital Award-winning Musician who has made a name for himself working in the bands of some of the Jazz industry’s brightest lights, including Ingrid Jensen, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Antoine Roney, Nasheet Waits, Charli Persip Big Band, Vincent Gardener’s Big Band and the...

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Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Sun, Mar 17

Tickets $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 "...his tone, choice of notes and compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard." - Ron Carter. Bassist/composer Marcos Varela is a Creative Capital Award-winning Musician who has made a name for himself working in the bands of some of the Jazz industry’s brightest lights, including Ingrid Jensen, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Antoine Roney, Nasheet Waits, Charli Persip Big Band, Vincent Gardener’s Big Band and the...

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ALEX HAN BAND

ALEX HAN BAND

Wed, Mar 20

Tickets $20. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 GRAMMY Nominated Saxophonist & Composer, Alex Han has been recognized as one of the most promising musicians of his generation. Renowned for transcending jazz traditions, Han integrates diverse genres to redefine contemporary instrumental music. His notable tenure as Marcus Miller's saxophonist (2008-2021) underscores his profound impact on the music scene. Han's debut album, "Spirit" (2017), produced by Miller, showcases his exceptional talents as both a performer and composer, earning a GRAMMY nomination for "Best...

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Carolina Mama

Carolina Mama

Thu, Mar 21

Tickets $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 Carolina Mama is an Argentinean singer-songwriter who blends an intimate singing style with masterful storytelling, integrating the heart of different cultures and a sense of imagination that takes the audience on a trip through time and space. Carolina Mama’s debut album, "Amina," is a powerful and inspiring expression of womanhood, blending folkloric/jazz elements and cinematography to take listeners on a journey through the rich cultures of Latin America and North Africa. The...

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Carolina Mama

Carolina Mama

Fri, Mar 22

Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 Carolina Mama is an Argentinean singer-songwriter who blends an intimate singing style with masterful storytelling, integrating the heart of different cultures and a sense of imagination that takes the audience on a trip through time and space. Carolina Mama’s debut album, "Amina," is a powerful and inspiring expression of womanhood, blending folkloric/jazz elements and cinematography to take listeners on a journey through the rich cultures of Latin America and North Africa. The...

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Carolina Mama

Carolina Mama

Sat, Mar 23

Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 Carolina Mama is an Argentinean singer-songwriter who blends an intimate singing style with masterful storytelling, integrating the heart of different cultures and a sense of imagination that takes the audience on a trip through time and space. Carolina Mama’s debut album, "Amina," is a powerful and inspiring expression of womanhood, blending folkloric/jazz elements and cinematography to take listeners on a journey through the rich cultures of Latin America and North Africa. The...

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Carolina Mama

Carolina Mama

Sun, Mar 24

Tickets $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 Carolina Mama is an Argentinean singer-songwriter who blends an intimate singing style with masterful storytelling, integrating the heart of different cultures and a sense of imagination that takes the audience on a trip through time and space. Carolina Mama’s debut album, "Amina," is a powerful and inspiring expression of womanhood, blending folkloric/jazz elements and cinematography to take listeners on a journey through the rich cultures of Latin America and North Africa. The...

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Dante Milano Group:  A Jazz Ode to the Majesty of California Parks!

Dante Milano Group: A Jazz Ode to the Majesty of California Parks!

Wed, Mar 27

Tickets $20. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 Dante Milano, a Chicago-born talent with roots in blues, jazz, R&B, and neo-soul, shines at the Black Cat through his innovative house-inspired sets. His music, enriched by experiences with Chicago blues legends and education from the Brubeck Institute, merges diverse influences from J Dilla to Miles Davis. Milano's debut album, 'DANTE,' showcases his classical composition skills and genre-blending prowess. With live performances that feature silky guitar chords, bright horn lines, and crisp rhythms, Dante's...

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Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Thu, Mar 28

Tickets from $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 “Isaiah Collier has established himself as an heir apparent to both the Chicago lineage and the post-Coltrane sax tradition” -The New York Times. Twenty-four-year-old Isaiah Collier is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist renowned for his profound influence on the Chicago jazz scene. Collier was mentored by Chicago's jazz icons James Perkins Jr. and Willie Pickens. Isaiah draws musical inspiration from legendary saxophonists such as John Coltrane, Roscoe Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and Gene Ammons. His...

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Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Fri, Mar 29

Tickets from $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 “Isaiah Collier has established himself as an heir apparent to both the Chicago lineage and the post-Coltrane sax tradition” -The New York Times. Twenty-four-year-old Isaiah Collier is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist renowned for his profound influence on the Chicago jazz scene. Collier was mentored by Chicago's jazz icons James Perkins Jr. and Willie Pickens. Isaiah draws musical inspiration from legendary saxophonists such as John Coltrane, Roscoe Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and Gene Ammons. His...

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Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Sat, Mar 30

Tickets from $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 “Isaiah Collier has established himself as an heir apparent to both the Chicago lineage and the post-Coltrane sax tradition” -The New York Times. Twenty-four-year-old Isaiah Collier is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist renowned for his profound influence on the Chicago jazz scene. Collier was mentored by Chicago's jazz icons James Perkins Jr. and Willie Pickens. Isaiah draws musical inspiration from legendary saxophonists such as John Coltrane, Roscoe Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and Gene Ammons. His...

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Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

Sun, Mar 31

Tickets from $25 - $45. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:15 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:30 “Isaiah Collier has established himself as an heir apparent to both the Chicago lineage and the post-Coltrane sax tradition” -The New York Times. Twenty-four-year-old Isaiah Collier is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist renowned for his profound influence on the Chicago jazz scene. Collier was mentored by Chicago's jazz icons James Perkins Jr. and Willie Pickens. Isaiah draws musical inspiration from legendary saxophonists such as John Coltrane, Roscoe Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and Gene Ammons. His...

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