Places in History: A Q&A with Jason Moran
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Journalist Jonathan Curiel traces the career of guitar virtuoso Julian Lage, speaking to the Bay Area-raised artist in advance of his 1/13 concert broadcast as part of SFJAZZ At Home's Fridays Live series ..read more
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SFJAZZ Center: Looking Back, Looking Forward
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Journalist Jonathan Curiel traces the career of guitar virtuoso Julian Lage, speaking to the Bay Area-raised artist in advance of his 1/13 concert broadcast as part of SFJAZZ At Home's Fridays Live series ..read more
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SFJAZZ Dialogues: Engineering The Spirit
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1M ago
To shed some light on the SFJAZZ Collective's four nights of performances (10/27–30) as well as the inner workings of the band, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to tenor saxophonist and Music Director Chris Potter ..read more
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On The Record: A Charlie Brown Christmas
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2M ago
Bay Area pianist Adam Shulman's concerts devoted to the timeless Vince Guaraldi compositions from the soundtrack of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" have become a holiday tradition at SFJAZZ. We take a look back at the soundtrack recording ..read more
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5 Things You Should Know About Pink Martini
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2M ago
Pink Martini brings its rollicking cross-genre mix of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop back to SFJAZZ for their run of holiday time concerts from 12/13–18. To learn more about the group before these popular shows, here are five things you should know ..read more
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On the Record: "The Nutcracker Suite"
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2M ago
Bay Area-based jazz great Marcus Shelby returns with his New Orchestra and vocalist Tiffany Austin to celebrate the holidays with music from Duke Ellington’s 1960 album "The Nutcracker Suite", featuring jazz interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet. Here’s a closer look at this classic album ..read more
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Everybody Listens: A Q&A with Chris Potter
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3M ago
To shed some light on the SFJAZZ Collective's four nights of performances (10/27–30) as well as the inner workings of the band, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to tenor saxophonist and Music Director Chris Potter ..read more
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Liner Notes: Charles Mingus' "Mingus Ah Um"
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3M ago
This week's Hotplate features the fantastic Bay Area-based bassist Kurt Ribak performing music from jazz legend Charles Mingus' 1959 classic Mingus Ah Um. Check out the original liner notes from the landmark album ..read more
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On the Record: Marquis Hill's New Gospel Revisited
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3M ago
Trumpeter Marquis Hill returns to SFJAZZ on October 21 with music from New Gospel Revisited, a live re-imagining of his 2012 debut album New Gospel. Here’s a closer look at this exciting new album ..read more
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Revealing the Big Secret: A Q&A with John Santos
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3M ago
Bay Area-based Latin jazz legend John Santos is the subject of a new documentary film which will be screened at SFJAZZ on October 30, followed by a performance by Santos’ renowned Sextet. Staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to him about the film, his music, and career ..read more
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