Welcome to Jazz Maui
An Intimate Evening with Justin Kauflin and Friends
Friday Jun 28, 2019 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Home of Mary Anne & Nam LeViet
272 S. Ulukoa Place in Kaanapali Golf Estates, 96761
Please join us for an exclusive private event to benefit The Jazz Maui Music Education Program. Quincy Jones protégé Justin Kauflin & the Katie Thiroux trio with vocalist, Sheryl Renee. Presented by Arts Education for Children Group.
Tickets – $100
Donations support scholarships to Jazz Camp
Jazz, Blues, and Beyond!
Jazz Maui: Jazz, Blues, & Beyond!
With the Katie Thiroux Trio with guest artists Justin Kauflin, Sheryl Renee, Mike Lewis, and Paul Contos
Saturday, June 29, 2019 – 7:30 PM
McCoy Studio Theater
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
1 Cameron Way, Kahului, HI 96732
The celebrated and internationally renowned bassist and vocalist, Katie Thiroux, will light up the night with her all-star trio supporting four knockout guest artists.
Enjoy a night of great music with Quincy Jones’ protege, pianist Justin Kauflin; Jazz & Blues vocalist, Sheryl Renee; Honolulu-based trumpet sensation, Mike Lewis; and saxophone giant, Paul Contos, who has toured with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to the Temptations.
“Katie Thiroux is a multitasking talent who swings her bass with a Mack-truck-powered lilt that would make her hero Ray Brown proud and who transforms her smallish voice into a thing of delight” – The New Yorker
“Justin is simply a beautiful cat…you can feel it in every note he plays.”
– Quincy Jones
“Sheryl received the “Presidential Seal of Approval” when selected to perform the National Anthem for President Barack Obama in 2009; Witek is all class and groove. His time is impeccable, he has his brushwork down, he knows when to open things up.” – All About Jazz
Special screening of
Keep on Keepin’ On
Thursday, June 27 – 7 PM
King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center,
King K High School, 121 Kula Hwy., Makawao
$10 per person at door
A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.
Q & A with co-producer Justin Kauflin after the movie.
Director: Alan Hicks
Writers: Davis Coombe, Alan Hicks
Stars: Clark Terry, Justin Kauflin, Quincy Jones
Jazz Maui Dance Class
1-2pm – In8 Flow
3-4pm – Hip Hop
10:30-11:30am – Hip Hop
1:30-2:30pm – Rooted Rhythms
5-6 Demo and / or performance
a workshop that centers Hip Hop culture as the heart and soul and brings to focus the ways in which Hip Hop dance has brought joy and resilience to our communities through intercultural and intergenerational ciphers. dancers will be encouraged to activate their innate groove and discover a collective orientation towards a more harmonious future.
a movement exploration workshop that engages rhythms and dance traditions of the African diaspora. through soulful song and polyrhythms, dancers will seek to deepen their connection with land and lineage through a grounded release and a repetition of flow. elements from contemporary dance will further encourage dancers to explore the relationship between the earth and sky – the seen and the unseen.
participants will explore what it means to embody the individual within the collective – finding one’s innate flow through rootedness in the natural elements, spiritual essence, and fundamentals of movement found in hip hop, african diasporic, and contemporary dance.
All classes $10 collected at location.
Jazz Maui Camp
June 23-30, 2019
This exciting new camp is designed for aspiring young musicians (13+) of all skill levels looking to unleash their creativity and explore the beauty of Hawaii. Instruction includes ensembles, master classes, electives and concerts from our award winning faculty. Daily music curriculum will be enhanced with Hawaiian immersion activities including Luau, Snorkeling, Beach time, History Tours and more. Come spend a fun filled week of music and culture in beautiful Maui.
Our professional instruction includes ensembles, master classes, electives and concerts from our award winning faculty. Collectively, they have performed at numerous prestigious venues including Birdland, Monterey Jazz Festival, The Blue Note, Montreux Jazz Festival, Walt Disney Concert Hall and tours in Asia, Europe, South America.
Katie Thiroux (Bass, Vocals) “Rising Star Bassist” – Downbeat Magazine www.katiethiroux.com
Matt Witek (Drums) “Witek is all class and groove.” – All About Jazz www.mattwitek.com
Justin Kauflin (Piano) “Simply beautiful cat…you can feel it in every note he plays” – Quincy Jones www.justinkauflin.com
Paul Contos (Woodwinds, Brass) “Educator of the Year” – Downbeat Magazine (Director of Monterey Jazz Festival Education, Director of SF Jazz High School All Star Big Band, Director of Next Generation Jazz Orchestra)
CELEBRATE JULY 4TH WITH FREE MUSIC
Jazz Maui presents two free concerts on Thursday, July Fourth
Concert in the Park
Lahaina Library Lawn – 5pm
Annual music and fireworks extravaganza held under the stars
Chop Suey Jazz Orchestra
Vocalist Sheryl Renee
Maui Community Band
followed by fireworks at 8pm
Mahalo to our sponsors: Lahaina Sunrise Rotary, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Lahaina Restoration Foundation, and Lahaina Town Action Committee
Jazz at the Shops
Outlets of Maui, 900 Front Street – 5pm
Enjoy music, food and fun!
Jack Thomas Quartet
King Kekaulike Na Ali’i Big Band
Mahalo to our supporters: Hawaii Tourism Authority, Arts Education for Children Group, and Outlets of Maui
Jazz on Maui
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Jazz Maui presents
About Jazz Maui
Jazz Maui, a program of Arts Education for Children Group (AECG) nonprofit organization, provides an opportunity for island residents, music students, aspiring and professional musicians, and jazz music aficionados to participate in or attend high-quality jazz music performances. Through festivals, music clinics and dance workshops, Jazz Maui provides a venue for student performers to establish connections with recognized professionals in music and dance.