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Brubeck Institute Announces New Series, Take 5 Jazz At The Brew Schedule


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University of the Pacific’s Brubeck Institute this week announced its new Brubeck Institute Presents series and the fall schedule for its popular Take 5 Jazz at the Brew series and Take 5 Jam Sessions.

Chris Brubeck, Peter Epstein, Steve Allee and Jamie Baum will each play Brubeck Institute Presents dates this fall, with Stefon Harris and Christian McBride already slated to perform in February and March. Allee, Baum and Harris also will be featured guest artists with the Pacific Jazz Ensemble at Faye Spanos Concert Hall on the Wednesdays before their respective Brubeck Institute Presents dates.

The music begins Thursday, Sept. 4, when the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet takes the stage at Take 5 Jazz at the Brew, 157 W. Adams St., in Stockton’s Miracle Mile district. Take 5 is a partnership with Valley Brewing Co. that provides a venue for University of the Pacific students, faculty and visiting artists to perform regularly before audiences.

A jam session begins on the following Monday evening and then Brubeck Institute Presents artist Peter Epstein will perform on Sept. 11. Steve Allee will perform Oct. 23, Chris Brubeck on Nov. 10, and Jamie Baum on Nov. 20.

For a complete schedule for Take 5 Jazz at the Brew, Take 5 Jam Sessions, and Brubeck Institute Presents, please visit

For further information on the Take 5 Jazz Club, please contact Melissa Riley at 209.946.3196.

About the Brubeck Institute

The Brubeck Institute was established by University of the Pacific in 2000. Its mission is to build on Dave Brubeck’s legacy and his lifelong dedication to music, creativity, education, and the advancement of important social issues including civil rights, environmental concerns, international relations and social justice. The Institute maintains five programs, including the Brubeck Collection, the Brubeck Fellowship, the Brubeck Festival, Summer Jazz Colony, and the Brubeck Outreach Program.

About University of the Pacific

Established in 1851 as the first university in California, University of the Pacific prepares students for professional and personal success through rigorous academics, small classes, and a supportive and engaging culture. Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private university campuses in the West, the Stockton campus offers more than 80 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, music, business, education, engineering and computer science, and pharmacy and health sciences. The university’s distinctive Northern California footprint also includes a campus in San Francisco, which is home to the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, and the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.

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