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Located on Cowell's beach, adjacent to the wharf and historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the iconic Dream Inn has been the destination in Santa Cruz for 50 years. Ideal for exploring Santa Cruz with views of Monterey Bay from every room.
Following in the footsteps of his former bandleader/mentor Miles Davis, saxophonist Bill Evans has always pushed the envelope, presenting an adventurous and bold mix of jazz, rock & pop elements, with a funky backbone. Recently, Evans has added a bluegrass element to his sound, similar to jazz-grass stylings, a la Bela Fleck. Evans has titled this Americana-infused project Soulgrass. Touring in support of 2011’s Dragonfly album, Soulgrass blends the intricacies of bluegrass and jazz with the attitude and power of rock.