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So What Kombo... cool jazz with a twist of funk !!!

Gig History... Events we've Played...

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So What  Kombo has appeared at ...  Bread & Roses Charity Auction & Benefit  Dinner ... Lincourt Winery... Cottonwood Canyon Winery... San Ysidro Ranch Wine Cellar.... Villa Sotto il Monte, Montecito... Oceana Hotel Events... Mercury Lounge in Goleta... Stow House Events...Flying Goat Winery... Stearns Wharf Vintners... Private "Get-Reddy" Birthday Party SB...Silent auction & dinner...  Fund Raiser for Vista de Las Cruces School, Solvang ...Private birthday celebration... Mission Canyon... 1st Thursday's - Santa Barbara Downtown Org... SB District Attorney's Black Tie Event @ Radisson Wine & Cheese Reception. / Fielding Institute….   Art Show &  Reception ...  Macys Customer appreciation sale / La Cumbra Plaza Shopping Center... Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History / ARTWALK .… Mission Canyon / engagement announcement party… Wells Fargo Awards Banquet Happy Hour & Dinner Jazz @ Stella Mare's  Event CenterWedding reception's Duo's Sax & guitar / Biltmore… 10th Annual Santa Barbara Mental Health Arts Fair @ DeLaGuerra plaza / Mental Health Arts Fair & Candle light Vigil… Santa Barbara Police Activities League (Pal) Black Tie - Silent Auction ... Fes Parker Doubletree Resort @ Grand Ballroom….   Private Wedding reception... Padero Lane , Carpinteria…. Wedding Reception at El Capitan State Beach Park  Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Pueblo Radioliogy Medical Group - Ventura  …. Wedding Reception Cabrillo Art Center … Pheonix House,   SB Mental Health Services Org ... Open House & Dedication Ceremony Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo MallReception for SB City Employee Art Show... Cabrillo Pavilion... Holiday Jazz @ Nordstroms... Wedding @ Bridlewood Winery... Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards Banquet ... Radison Hotel in Santa Barbara Private Party... Wedding Rehearsal …  la cumbra middle school open house/carnival  SantaBarbara County Employee Art Show @ Cabrillo Arts PavilionAdult ED Arts & crafts show... wake centerAlcazar's Tapas Bar  Muddy Water's Coffee Bar & Nite Spot…  SoHo... San Ysidro Ranch ...  Plow & Angel...   and Many Others....

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       Review's for So What Kombo !!    

 

Thanks to all the Great Musicians who made SWK happen over the years

Jon Anderson / Sax

Ken Griffith/Guitar... Abe Mira / Guitar 

 ~KBD~

Marty Martin / Dave Campos 

~Bass~

Jeffery Peterson / Jim Woolaway / Joe Gram / Joe Mortorana... 

Armand Renga /Jack Joshawa / Lou Spaventa / Bass 

~Drums~

Chris McHugh / John Morneault / Glen Cantello / Dean Jannoff / Billy Goodnick... 

~Vocals~

 Terri New / Seraphim / Rebecca Troon / Mari Koda

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[ 2008 Gig Factoids ]  (top)

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November...

Coastal Winery on Stearns Wharf   Sat November 29th ... 2:00 till 4:30...  

Mercury Lounge .... Sunday Nov 2nd ...  8-10pm

Mercury Lounge .... Sunday Nov 16th ...  8-10pm

Mercury Lounge  ...  5871 Hollister Ave.... Goleta, CA 

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September..

Mercury Lounge .... Sunday 7th ...  8-10pm

Sunday Eve!!! ... "LIVE JAZZ NITE" ...... @ the Mercury Lounge

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 BREAD & ROSES ... Community Dinner & Auction

QAD Training Center, Summerland, CA

Sunday, Sept 14th 2008, 4:00 to 8:00 PM

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Mercury Lounge .... Sunday 21st ...  8-10pm

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History...  ArtWalk .... Sunday 28th ...  2-4pm

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August...

Coastal Winery on Stearns Wharf   Sat August 2nd ... 2:00 till 4:30...  

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  "Coastal Winery" formerly " Stearns Wharf Vintners"

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July...

Mercury Lounge...  "Happy Hour" .... Friday July 11th ...  6- 8pm

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Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat July 12th ... 2:00 till 4:30...  

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat July 19th ... 2:00 till 4:30... 

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat July 26th ... 2:00 till 4:30... 

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May...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat May 17th ... 2:00 till 4:30...  

Mercury Lounge...  "Happy Hour" .... Friday May 2nd ...  6- 8pm

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April...

Mercury Lounge...  "Happy Hour" .... Friday April 18th ...  6- 8pm

Private Wedding & Reception "Angela & Don Mark" ... 

April 20  on  Rooftop of the  Canary Hotel ... Santa Barbara

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February...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat feb 2nd ... 1:00 till 3:30...  

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat feb 16th... 1:00 till 3:30... 

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[2007 Gig Factoids ] (top)

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December...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat Dec 29th ... 1:00 till 3:30... 

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat Dec 15th ... 2:00 till 4:30...

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October..

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat Oct 6th ... 2:00 till 4:30...

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Sept...

Sat Sept 29th .. 3:00-4:00... SB Natural History Museum "Art Walk"

Sat Sept 29th .. Private "Get-Red-dy" Birthday party... 7-10...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat Sept 8th & 15th... 2:00 till 4:30...

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Aug...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat Aug 11th & 25th... 2:00 till 4:30...

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July...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat July 7th & 14th... 2:00 till 4:30...

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June...

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat June 16th & 23rd... 2:00 till 4:30...

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May.. 

We're back at Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat May 19th & 26th... 2:00 till 4:30...

Guitar, Sax, Bass & Drums....

With Seraphim /Vocals 5/19...

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April...

Stearns Wharf Vintners ... Sat April 14th ... 2:00 till 4:30

With Seraphim /Vocals

Private birthday celebration... Mission Canyon ... Sun April 15th 

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March...

First Thursday Arts & Music Event .... Sax & Guitar Jazz Duo ...Thursday Mar 1st  @ Casa Magazine... 

Sponsored by Santa Barbara Downtown Organizition

1st thursday of  Every month ... 

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Silent auction & dinner...  Fund raiser for Vista de Las Cruces School .... Friday Mar 9th Solvang Veterans Hall

Stearns Wharf Vintners   Sat March 14th   2:00 till 4:30...

With Seraphim /Vocals

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[2006 Gig Factoids ] (top)

November...

Nordstrom's Holiday Rewards event... by special invitation only...Wednesday November 29th ...7:30 till 10:00

Paseo Nuevo Mall  "Lower State St", Santa Barbara...

Join us for a Special Jazzy Shopping Experience...

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Private  engagement... SB District Attorney's Black Tie Event..... Happy hour jazz... Nov 17th...

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We're back at Stearns Wharf Vintners ... Sat Nov 18... 2:00 till 4:30

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Stearns Wharf Vintners.... a great place to 

drop by  for some wine tasting ...  jazz 

& enjoy the great views... 

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October...

Stearns Wharf Vintners Sat Oct 21st  .. 2:00 till 4:30

September...

Wine & Cheese Reception... Fielding Institute  ... September 8th...  

Art Show &  Reception ... September 9th... More Info to come..

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Macys / Robinsons Department store,...  Men's Department  Special  Sales Event... 

La Cumbra Plaza Shopping Center... September 12... 7pm to 9 pm...

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.Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History ... ARTWALK 2006  ... Sat September 30 ... 1:30-2:30pm

August...

Private  engagement announcement party Aug 4th

Stearns Wharf Vintners Sat August 12th  & Sat August 26th... 2:00 till 4:30...

July...

Stearns Wharf Vintners  ....  

Sat...July 1st...,15th & 22nd...  2:00 till 4:30 

June...

Stearns Wharf Vintners  ....  

Sat...June 3rd...  2:00 till 4:30 

Sat...June 17th...  2:00 till 4:30 

Sun...June 25th...  2:00 till 4:30 

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Stearns Wharf Vintners.... a great place to 

drop by  for some wine tasting ...  jazz 

& enjoy the great views... 

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May...

  Sunday... May 7th...  2:00 till 4:30 

Stearns Wharf Vintners  ....  

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  Tuesday May 9th ...7:30 till 10:00... .Nordstrom's Spring Rewards event... by special invitation only...

Paseo Nuevo Mall  "Lower State St", Santa Barbara...

Join us for an Special Musical Shopping Experience...

April..

Stearns Wharf Vintners.... Sun April 2nd...  2:00 till 4:30 

"Rain or Shine".... Playing  in the banquet room adjacent to the Wine Tasting Bar.....

February...

Look for our ad in  & get local wedding info in..

February Santa Barbara Independent Wedding issue  

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Stearns Wharf Vintners....  Sat Feb 19th...  2:00 till 4:30 

January 2006

Sat Jan 28th...  1:30 till 4:00 at Stearns Wharf Vintners....  

Sat Jan 21st...  2 till 4:30 at Stearns Wharf Vintners....  

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[2005 Gig Factoids ] (top)

 November... 

Wed Nov 30th ...7:30 till 10:30... .Nordstrom's Rewards event... by special invitation only...

Paseo Nuevo Mall  "Lower State St", Santa Barbara...

Join us for an Special Musical Shopping Experience...

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Sat Nov 5...  2 till 4:30 at Stearns Wharf Vintners ... A Last minute Engagement....  

drop by  for some wine tasting & jazz 

October 

Beginning of a new venue for us ... Stearns Wharf Vintners 

They have local musicians playing jazz every Sat &  Sunday afternoon from 2 till 4:30... 

We've  played  couple Sunday afternoons  ... Oct 2 & Oct 9 ( thanks to everyone who came out)

 

April... Tuesday evening  ... 7:00PM at Nordstrom's  

Annual Customer Rewards Shopping Night

March... Wells Fargo Awards Banquet ...Happy Hour & Dinner Jazz

Stella Mare's  Event Center (private party)

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[2004 Gig Factoids ] (top)

 Everyone has been  off into new projects this year...

We played a few gigs around town... at Nordstrom's at Paseo Nuevo in Santa Barbara,  

including a couple Weddings Duo's Sax & guitar... 

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Dec ... Tuesday evening 7:00PM at Nordstrums , first floor, across from "Fine Jewerley" 

Paseo Nuevo Mall  "Lower State St", Santa Barbara...

Join us for an Early Holiday , Musical Shopping Experience...

Oct ... 10th Annual Santa Barbara Mental Health Arts Fair @ DeLaGuerra Plaza 12 Noon (open to the public)

      Mental Health Arts Fair & Candle light Vigil

featuring... Courageous Art... with  Musical  Performances  by

*SoWhat Kombo &  the Swizzle sisters.... Candlelighting begins @ 7.00 pm

(in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week)

 

OCT  ..Santa Barbara Police Activities League (Pal) Black Tie - Silent Auction ...

featuring a Collaboration of Musical elements by the Musicians  from So What Kombo & King Bee

... a fund raiser for Santa Barbara youth activities league

5 -11 pm ...Fes Parker Doubletree Resort @ Grand Ballroom 

for tickets or Info contact  Sandra  @ 805 -962-5560

Sept ...Private Wedding reception... Padero Lane, Carpinteria

August ...Wedding Reception for Michael & Iris Strauss at El Capitan State Beach Park in Santa Barbara

June... Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Pueblo Radioliogy Medical Group facility in Ventura,CA.

May... Special invitation only shopping event for Nordstrums Paseo Nuevo-Santa Barbara....

April.... Wedding Reception for Mick & Nica at the Cabrillo Art Center @ Santa Barbara... And

Pheonix House, SB Mental Health Services Org ...Open House & Dedication Ceremony

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[2002 Gig Factoids ] (top)

Holiday jazz @ Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo Mall

Lots of positive feedback to our music from customers & staff... thx

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Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo Mall

Saturday june 8th, 2002...... 1pm to 4 pm

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May... Reception for SB City Employee Art Show... Cabrillo Pavilion...

Great gig... lots of great art and fun people...

This is our second year... open to the public...

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We also played several private parties thru Aug , Sept & Oct...

including...

Stokes-Adams Wedding Rehersal Dinner...

Johnston-KriessmannWedding @ Bridlewood Winery...

adding some R&B and jazz vocals by Terri New...

& this years Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards Banquet ...

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Jazz Improv Workshop Showcase

all the combos did a great job... big fun was had by all...

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Muddy Water's Coffee Bar & Night Spot

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Alcazar's Tapas Bar & Night Spot...on the Mesa

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[2001 Gig Factoids ] (top)

Holiday Jazz @ Nordstroms...

Saturday Dec 1st......1 pm to 4 pm

Saturday Dec 22nd...1 pm to 4 pm

Sunday Nov 25th ......1 pm to 4 pm

Thanks to Everyone who's turned-out for our....

Nordstrum, Muddy Waters , Alcazar & Art Show Gigs...Great Fun !!!

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Sept 2001

Saturday, Sept 15th... 12 pm to 3 pm

Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo Mall

We also had several other private parties in Sept ...

The Johnston-Kriessmann Wedding @ Bridlewood Winery...

adding some r&b and jazz vocals by Terri New...

& this years Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards Banquet ...

at the Radison Hotel in Santa Barbara

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August 2001

Private Party... Stokes-Adams Wedding Rehearsal Dinner 8/24

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July 2001

Saturday, July 21 and ... July 28th...1 pm to 4 pm

Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo Mall

Lots of positive feedback to our music from customers & staff

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June 2001

Muddy Waters...6/15 ...7-10 pm

with Paul Degen... sax & flute

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la cumbra middle school ... 2255 modoc rd

open house/carnival....on sat 6/2 ... 1-4 pm

with Paul Degen... sax & flute

they loved us... we're already booked again for next year...

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May 2001

Reception for SantaBarbara County Employee Art Show

Wednesday May 9th @ Cabrillo Arts Pavilion (east beach)

Great gig... lots of fun people and great art...

Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation @ (805) 897-1946

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Adult ED Improv class...Arts & crafts show...wake center

Awesome crafts and artwork ...and the recorder band back-up... unbelievable !!!

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April 2001

Alcazar's Tapas Bar & Night Spot...on the Mesa... Dinner set...

1812 cliff drive... 805-962-0337

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March 2001

Muddy Water's Coffee Bar & Nite Spot.....happy hour

508 East Haley Street (between Olive and Salsipuedes)

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Feb 2001

Cut our CD...the realbook demo...at the Goodnick-Islay Sound Studio...

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2000 - 2001

Started Jamming & Rehearsing tunes...

Jon Anderson: Saxes ~ Billy Goodnick: Drums ~ Joe Martorana: Bass ~ Ken Griffith: Guitar

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