Cha Wa

Cha Wa—Mardi Gras Indian slang meaning “we’re comin’ for ya” or “here we come”—embodies the city’s street culture while adding a modern twist. With their ever-evolving sound, Cha Wa received a Grammy nomination in 2018 for their most recent album, “Spyboy,” which highlights their new horn section and vocals supplied by frontman J’Wan Boudreaux. Boudreaux is the grandson of the most prominent Mardi Gras Indian today, Monk Boudreaux, the Big Chief of the Golden Eagles tribe. They’ll be playing at the Rosslyn Jazz Fest during their summer jazz festival tour that includes the Rochester International Jazz Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival and more.
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Sep28Sat
Cha Wa
Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey, CA
Oct29Tue
Cha Wa
Le Poisson Rouge
New York, NY
Oct31Thu
Cha Wa
D.b.a.
New Orleans, LA
Feb8Sat
Cha Wa
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA
Feb9Sun
Cha Wa
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA

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