The Outpost Jazz Performance Space

Albuquerque's Non-Profit, Member-Supported, Community-Based Performing Arts Center

The Outpost Blog

Fall 2016 Season on the Horizon!

Well, it's been another fantastic summer season and though it's not quite over yet (we still have two more Summer Thursday Jazz Nights to go + a Roust the House Teen Performance Night), just a little recap: The 11th Annual NM Jazz Festival came to a close on July 31 with the incredible Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton and of course that was preceded by so many other fantastic concerts: The great Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Dr. Lonnie Smith, the brilliant Dave Holland and his trio with Chris Potter, the driving beats of the Pedrito Martinez Group, the virtuosity of the Django Festival Allstars,  Read More »

Education Spotlight

JAZZ & LATIN MUSIC CLASSES FOR YOUTH & ADULTS: BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 12

All classes are taught by the Outpost team comprising saxophonist, Kanoa Kaluhiwa; drummer, Sharon Eldridge; percussionist/trombonist, César Bauvallet; and the most recent addition to our teaching staff, pianist, Jim Ahrend. Outpost programs aim to build positive attitudes, trust, teamwork, cooperation, confidence, compassion, and a sense of humor—everything you could ever want from music.  Read More »