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Mondavi Center Presents

Samara Joy

Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Jackson Hall

Samara Joy stands in red outfit looking to the side against a blue backdrop
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Grammy Award winning rising jazz vocalist makes her Mondavi Center debut.

Samara Joy is having a capital-M Moment. In 2023, the young jazz singer from the Bronx earned two Grammy Awards for her first album, Linger Awhile—including a well-deserved win as Best New Artist. But Joy’s resonant, emotionally stirring voice makes accolades afterthoughts. Like all great jazz singers, she gets inside every song she sings, breathing new nuance and life into standards like “Misty” and “’Round Midnight.” She’s also garnering millions of likes on TikTok, making her a Gen Z influencer. However you hear her, once you do, it’s likely to be the start of a beautiful and long-lasting musical relationship.


When Samara Joy sings, the world stands still. Tension vanishes, shoulders relax, serenity seems within reach.

BBC Music

Run Time: 1hr and 30min with no intermission

There will be a post show Q&A with Samara Joy immediately following this event.


In partnership with Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, this event includes Uncorked for Inner Circle Members, a wine tasting with gourmet fare provided by Nugget Markets. Learn More About Membership.

Sponsored by

  • The Nancy and Hank Fisher Family Fund

  • Capital Public Radio logo

    Capital Public Radio

  • UC Davis DEI logo with a red, orange, and blue circle

    UC Davis Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • UCD Global Affairs logo with a yellow and gold circle

    UC Davis Global Affairs

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