The Outpost Jazz Performance Space

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

The Outpost Blog

Great Fall 2014 Season So Far!

Well, we are half way through the Fall 2014 season and it's been another great one! From Matana Roberts’ Anthem Quartet to The Cookers to Zakir Hussain, Allison Miller's BOOM TIC BOOM, Eric Vloeimans’ Oliver’s Cinema, Bassekou Kouyate, Jacky Terrasson, Ralph Alessi, and Miguel Zenón; to New Mexico's own César Bauvallet’s Tradiciones, Le Chat Lunatique, Wildewood, and Pray For Brain- what an eclectic mix! And this week we look forward to Doug Lawrence (11/13); UNM Songwriters Showcase (11/14); and Michael Datcher w. John Rangel (11/15).  Read More »

Education Spotlight

FALL 2014 JAZZ & LATIN MUSIC CLASSES FOR YOUTH & ADULTS:BEGINNING SEPT 8

All classes are taught by the Outpost team comprising saxophonist, Kanoa Kaluhiwa; drummer, Sharon Eldridge; trumpeter, Paul Gonzales; and our most recent addition to the teaching staff, César Bauvallet. We aim to build positive attitudes, trust, teamwork, cooperation, confidence, compassion, and a sense of humor, everything you could ever want from music. Both Youth and Adults will perform a recital for family and friends at the end of their second session. It is expected that students will have their own instruments to bring to class. Outpost will provide a piano, a drumset, and guitar & bass amplifiers. Read More »