Events Calendar

Events Calendar

2015-16 Season

 
Sep 10-13: Chick Corea
 
Sep 10: Jacky Terrasson
 
Sep 11: Brian Wilson
 
Sep 12: Kris Bowers
 
Sep 18: Bill Frisell
 
Sep 19: Cécile McLorin Salvant
 
Sep 20: José James
 
Sep 24-27: Hiromi: Trio Project
 
Oct 15-18: Wayne Shorter

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Pre-Concert Talk
Visiting Presenter
Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
September 2015
Sep 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Take This

Opening Night
in JHL
w/ Jacky Terrasson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 10 7:30pm

Solo Piano

Opening Night Celebration
w/ Chick Corea, solo

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Anthem For a New Day

Helen Sung

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 11 7:30pm

Master Piano Duo

Chick Corea
& Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 11 8:00pm

Beach Boys Mastermind

Brian Wilson
& Al Jardine

Davies Symphony Hall

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Sep 12 7:00pm 9:30pm

Trilogy

Chick Corea Trio
w/ Christian McBride
& Brian Blade

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 12 7:30pm 9:00pm

Hip-Hop to Bebop

Kris Bowers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 13 4:00pm 7:30pm

New Album Release

Chick Corea
& Béla Fleck

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 13 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Now

Aaron Goldberg

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 17 8:00pm

50th Anniversary Celebration

Duke Ellington's
Concert of Sacred Music
Miguel Zenón, Kurt Elling,
Savion Glover, Melissa Aldana
Queen Esther Marrow, Sean Jones,
The Oakland Interfaith
Gospel Choir & more
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Sep 18 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Bill Frisell, solo
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Sep 19 7:00pm 9:30pm

Vocal Sensation

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 20 7:30pm

Yesterday I Had the Blues

José James:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 24 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 24 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Smith Dobson V
plays Modern Jazz Quartet's
Django

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 25 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 26 11:00am

The Modern Sounds of Jazz

Family Matinee:
Peter Horvath Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 26 4:30pm 9:30pm

Special Event!

Pine Ridge Vineyards & SFJAZZ Present
Twilight Jazz
w/ Claudia Villela

Pine Ridge Vineyards

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Sep 26 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 27 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Miner Auditorium

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October 2015
Oct 01 7:00pm 8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 01 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Dave Holland, Eric Harland
Amit Chatterjee & Chris Potter

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 02 7:00pm 8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 02 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Dave Holland, Eric Harland
Amit Chatterjee & Chris Potter

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 03 7:00pm 8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 03 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Amit Chatterjee, Dave Holland
& Vinnie Colaiuta

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 04 7:00pm 8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 04 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Amit Chatterjee, Dave Holland
& Vinnie Colaiuta

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 08 7:00pm 8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 09 7:00pm 8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 15 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 15 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

SFJAZZ Collective
plays Joe Henderson's
Page One

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 16 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 17 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 18 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 21 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

Oct 22 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 23 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 24 11:00am

Music of Michael Jackson

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 24 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 25 4:00pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 29 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 30 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 31 7:00pm 9:30pm

Halloween Night

Phantom of the Opera
w/ organist Dorothy Papadakos
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Oct 31 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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November 2015
Nov 01 2:00pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 01 8:00pm

60th Birthday Celebration

John Santos

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 05 7:00pm 8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 05 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 06 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 07 11:00am

Gypsy Jazz

Family Matinee:
Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 07 7:00pm 8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 07 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 08 4:00pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 08 5:00pm 7:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 10 7:30pm

Art of the Trio

Brad Mehldau Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 11 7:30pm

Art of the Trio

Brad Mehldau Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 12 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Celebrating The Clarinet
w/ Don Byron, David Murray,
Anat Cohen & Todd Marcus
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Nov 13 7:00pm 8:30pm

Luminosa

Anat Cohen

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 14 7:00pm 8:30pm

Duo Encounter

Will Bernard
& Beth Custer

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 15 4:00pm

Visiting Presenter

The San Francisco
International Boogie
Woogie Festival
w/ Bob Seeley,
Jean-Pierre Bertrand,
Deanna Bogart, Balazs Daniel,
& Wendy DeWitt

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 15 5:00pm 7:30pm

Creole Clarinetist

Evan Christopher

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 19 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 19 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mad Duran Quartet
plays Lou Donaldson's
Blues Walk

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 20 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 20 8:00pm

Showcase Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 21 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 22 2:00pm

Benefit Concert

SFLINKS@SFJAZZ
The Keys to Wellness
Concert w/ Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 22 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 27 7:30pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 28 7:30pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 29 4:00pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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December 2015
Dec 03 7:00pm 8:30pm

Amendola vs. Blades

Scott Amendola
& Wil Blades

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 7:00pm 8:30pm

Ali Got Rhythm

Ali Jackson Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 8:00pm

Country Music Giant

Merle Haggard

Paramount Theatre

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Dec 05 7:00pm 8:30pm

We Are The Drum

Kendrick Scott Oracle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

Holiday For Drums

Matt Wilson's
Christmas Tree-O

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 07 7:30pm

Free Concert Showcase!

Monday Night Band
Showcase w/ Adam Theis

Miner Auditorium

FREE EVENT!
Dec 10 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 11 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 12 11:00am

Family Holiday Concert

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 12 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 13 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 16 7:30pm

An Appalachian Christmas

Mark O'Connor
w/ Carrie Rodriguez
& Cia Cherryholmes

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 17 7:30pm

Holiday Gospel Show

The Blind Boys of Alabama

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 17 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Adam Shulman
plays Vince Guaraldi's
A Charlie Brown Christmas

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 18 7:30pm

Holiday Gospel Show

The Blind Boys of Alabama

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 19 7:00pm 9:30pm

New Age Holiday

Windham Hill
Winter Solstice Concert

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 20 4:00pm 7:30pm

Happy Joyous Hanukkah

The Klezmatics

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 31 8:00pm 10:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker:
Funky New Year's Eve Party

Miner Auditorium

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January 2016
Jan 01 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 02 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 03 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 06 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ Eric Harland

Miner Auditorium

Jan 07 7:30pm

South Carolina: Gospel to Funk

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Lee Fields

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 08 7:30pm

Afrobeat Drums

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Members of Antibalas

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 09 7:30pm

Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Brian Jackson

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 10 7:30pm

Rhythm And Words

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Ishmael Reed

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 14 7:00pm 8:30pm

Solo Guitar

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 15 7:00pm 8:30pm

Solo Guitar

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 16 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rising Star Guitarist

Nir Felder

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 17 7:00pm 8:30pm

Album Release Concert

Terrence Brewer
New Album Release Show

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 19 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 20 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 21 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 21 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Josh Jones
plays Chano Pazo's
El Tambor de Cuba

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 22 7:00pm 9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 23 7:00pm 9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 24 4:00pm 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 28 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 29 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 30 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 31 4:00pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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February 2016
Feb 09 7:30pm

Fat Tuesday Celebration

Aaron Neville

Herbst Theatre

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Feb 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 11 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 12 7:00pm 8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 12 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 13 11:00am

Shakin' A Tailfeather

Family Matinee:
Linda Tillery
& The Cultural Heritage Choir

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 13 7:00pm 8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 13 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 14 3:00pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 14 5:00pm 7:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 19 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 20 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 21 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

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Feb 23 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

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Feb 24 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

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Feb 26 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

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Feb 27 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 28 4:00pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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March 2016
Mar 03 7:00pm 8:30pm

Tribute to Melba Liston

Natalie Cressman Quintet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 04 7:00pm 8:30pm

Soul Legend

Sugar Pie DeSanto

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 05 7:00pm 8:30pm

Celebrating Elis Regina

Claudia Villela Quintet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

Celebrating Celia Cruz

Bobi Céspedes

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 10 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 11 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 12 11:00am

Flamenco Moderno

Family Matinee:
Caminos Flamencos

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 12 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 12 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 13 4:00pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 13 5:00pm 7:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 17 7:30pm

New Orleans Funk

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 17 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Tammy Hall
plays Shirley Scott's
Great Scott!

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 18 7:00pm 9:30pm

Bhangra Funk

Red Baraat

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 19 1:00pm

Free Workshop

2nd Annual SFJAZZ Girls Day:
Free Workshop for
Female Jazz Musicians

Joe Henderson Lab

FREE EVENT!
Mar 19 7:00pm 9:30pm

Band of Brothers

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 20 7:30pm

Balkan Brass Madness

Boban & Marko
Marković Orchestra

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Mar 24 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 25 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Mar 26 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Mar 27 4:00pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Mar 31 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

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April 2016
Apr 01 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

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Apr 02 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 03 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 07 7:00pm 8:30pm

South African Jazz

Uhadi: All-Stars
of Johannesburg Jazz
feat. Sibongile Khumalo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 08 7:00pm 8:30pm

Argentine Vocalist

Sofia Rei

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 09 7:00pm 8:30pm10:00pm

Album Release Party

Deva Mahal

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Brazilian Duets

Joyce & Kenny Werner

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 14 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Devorah Major
& June Jordan School
for Equity Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 14 7:30pm

Soulmates

Tuck & Patti

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 15 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Alejandro Murgia
& Mission High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 15 7:30pm

Dee Dee's Feathers

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Quintet

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 16 11:00am

Jazz + Poetry

Family Matinee:
Terrence Brewer
& Youth Speaks

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 16 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Al Young
& MetWest High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 16 7:30pm

Rising Fado Star

Carminho

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 17 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Ishmael Reed
& Oakland Technical High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 17 7:30pm

State of the Art

Lizz Wright

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 20 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ Kenny Barron

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Apr 21 7:30pm

NEA Jazz Master

Kenny Barron Trio

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Apr 21 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mel Martin
plays Joe Henderson's
Mode For Joe

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 7:00pm 8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 7:30pm

SF Connections

Kenny Barron Quintet
w/ Stefon Harris 
& Elena Pinderhughes

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 23 7:00pm 8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 23 7:30pm

String Theory

Kenny Barron Strings
w/ Dave Holland, Regina Carter
& Mark Summer

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Apr 24 7:00pm 8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 24 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Kenny Barron Quintet
w/ Members of Trio da Paz
& Elena Pinderhughes

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 28 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim:
Solo & Mukashi Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 29 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim:
Solo & Mukashi Trio

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Apr 30 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim: Ekaya

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May 2016
May 01 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim: Ekaya

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May 12 7:00pm 8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 13 7:00pm 8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 14 7:00pm 8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 15 7:00pm 8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 15 7:30pm

Showcase Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

Miner Auditorium

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May 19 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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May 19 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Kasey Knudsen
plays Jackie McLean's
Let Freedom Ring

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 20 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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May 21 11:00am

Fats Waller Birthday

Family Matinee:
Daniel Handler, Marcus Shelby
& Friends

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May 21 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

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May 22 4:00pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

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May 26 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 27 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 28 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 29 7:30pm

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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SFJAZZ Beacon Award
Opening Week: Chick Corea
The 2015-2016 Season opens with this week celebrating the piano, featuring jazz icon, NEA Jazz Master and multiple GRAMMY-winner Chick Corea in solo, duo and trio settings.
Sep 10 7:30pm

Solo Piano

Opening Night Celebration
w/ Chick Corea, solo

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 11 7:30pm

Master Piano Duo

Chick Corea
& Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 12 7:00pm9:30pm

Trilogy

Chick Corea Trio
w/ Christian McBride
& Brian Blade

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 13 4:00pm7:30pm

New Album Release

Chick Corea
& Béla Fleck

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Opening Week: Visionary Pianists
In the Joe Henderson Lab, opening week of the 2015- 2016 Season is devoted to four uniquely creative pianists – each a visionary artist taking the art of jazz piano to new frontiers.
Sep 10 7:00pm8:30pm

Take This

Opening Night
in JHL
w/ Jacky Terrasson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 11 7:00pm8:30pm

Anthem For a New Day

Helen Sung

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 12 7:30pm9:00pm

Hip-Hop to Bebop

Kris Bowers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 13 7:00pm8:30pm

The Now

Aaron Goldberg

Joe Henderson Lab

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Opening Week: Brian Wilson & Al Jardine
Sep 11 8:00pm

Beach Boys Mastermind

Brian Wilson
& Al Jardine

Davies Symphony Hall

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Traditions In Transition
A week of jazz history brought into the present, from an iconic Duke Ellington masterpiece to a Billie Holiday tribute by one of jazz’s brightest young stars.
Sep 17 8:00pm

50th Anniversary Celebration

Duke Ellington's
Concert of Sacred Music
Miguel Zenón, Kurt Elling,
Savion Glover, Melissa Aldana
Queen Esther Marrow, Sean Jones,
The Oakland Interfaith
Gospel Choir & more
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Sep 18 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Bill Frisell, solo
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Sep 19 7:00pm9:30pm

Vocal Sensation

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 20 7:30pm

Yesterday I Had the Blues

José James:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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Hiromi: The Trio Project
Sep 24 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

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Sep 25 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 26 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

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Sep 27 7:30pm

High Octane Jazz

Hiromi: The Trio Project

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Family Matinee: September
Sep 26 11:00am

The Modern Sounds of Jazz

Family Matinee:
Peter Horvath Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: September
Sep 24 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Smith Dobson V
plays Modern Jazz Quartet's
Django

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Zakir Hussain · Fall
Jazz—A Musical Bridge East To West
Oct 01 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Dave Holland, Eric Harland
Amit Chatterjee & Chris Potter

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 02 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Dave Holland, Eric Harland
Amit Chatterjee & Chris Potter

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Oct 03 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Amit Chatterjee, Dave Holland
& Vinnie Colaiuta

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Oct 04 7:30pm

Jazz—A Musical Bridge East to West

Zakir Hussain w/
Shankar Mahadevan, Louis Banks,
Amit Chatterjee, Dave Holland
& Vinnie Colaiuta

Miner Auditorium

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Allan Harris Quartet feat. Eric Reed
Oct 01 7:00pm8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 02 7:00pm8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 03 7:00pm8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 04 7:00pm8:30pm

Billy Strayhorn Centennial

Allan Harris Quartet
feat. Eric Reed

Joe Henderson Lab

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Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart
Oct 08 7:00pm8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 09 7:00pm8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 10 7:00pm8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 11 7:00pm8:30pm

Ramshackle Serenade

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Wayne Shorter Quartet
Oct 15 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 16 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 17 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 18 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Collective Residency
The Music of Michael Jackson & Original Compositions
Oct 15 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

SFJAZZ Collective
plays Joe Henderson's
Page One

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 21 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

Oct 22 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 23 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 24 11:00am

Music of Michael Jackson

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 24 7:30pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 25 4:00pm

Music of Michael Jackson

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Chucho Valdés & Irakere
Oct 29 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 30 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 31 7:30pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 01 2:00pm

Legendary Band Re-Visited

Chucho Valdés
& Irakere

Miner Auditorium

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Halloween Night at Grace Cathedral
Oct 31 7:00pm9:30pm

Halloween Night

Phantom of the Opera
w/ organist Dorothy Papadakos
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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John Santos: 60th Birthday Celebration
Nov 01 8:00pm

60th Birthday Celebration

John Santos

Miner Auditorium

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Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars
Nov 05 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 06 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 07 11:00am

Gypsy Jazz

Family Matinee:
Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 07 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 08 4:00pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Márcio Faraco
Nov 05 7:00pm8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 06 7:00pm8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 07 7:00pm8:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 08 5:00pm7:30pm

From Rio to Paris

Márcio Faraco

Joe Henderson Lab

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Brad Mehldau Trio
Nov 10 7:30pm

Art of the Trio

Brad Mehldau Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 11 7:30pm

Art of the Trio

Brad Mehldau Trio

Miner Auditorium

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In The Reeds: Celebrating The Clarinet
Nov 12 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Celebrating The Clarinet
w/ Don Byron, David Murray,
Anat Cohen & Todd Marcus
at Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

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Nov 13 7:00pm8:30pm

Luminosa

Anat Cohen

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 14 7:00pm8:30pm

Duo Encounter

Will Bernard
& Beth Custer

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 15 5:00pm7:30pm

Creole Clarinetist

Evan Christopher

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Esperanza Spalding
Nov 19 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 20 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 21 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 22 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Esperanza Spalding

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: November
Nov 19 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mad Duran Quartet
plays Lou Donaldson's
Blues Walk

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 2015-16 Concerts
Nov 20 8:00pm

Showcase Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 12 11:00am

Family Holiday Concert

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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May 15 7:30pm

Showcase Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

Miner Auditorium

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Thanksgiving Weekend w/ Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis
Nov 27 7:30pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 28 7:30pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 29 4:00pm

Brothers in Arms

Hugh Masekela
& Larry Willis

Miner Auditorium

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Merle Haggard at Paramount Theatre
Dec 04 8:00pm

Country Music Giant

Merle Haggard

Paramount Theatre

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Drums Out Front
Four spectacular drummers/leaders bring their power-packed projects to the Joe Henderson Lab.
Dec 03 7:00pm8:30pm

Amendola vs. Blades

Scott Amendola
& Wil Blades

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 7:00pm8:30pm

Ali Got Rhythm

Ali Jackson Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 05 7:00pm8:30pm

We Are The Drum

Kendrick Scott Oracle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 06 7:00pm8:30pm

Holiday For Drums

Matt Wilson's
Christmas Tree-O

Joe Henderson Lab

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman
Dec 10 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 11 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 12 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 13 7:30pm

The Bad Plus One

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Spend the Holidays with SFJAZZ
A growing SFJAZZ tradition, this year’s performances range from the Christmas music of Appalachia to rousing gospel voices, a Celtic-tinged evening of new age, and a Hanukkah show with the kings of klezmer.
Dec 16 7:30pm

An Appalachian Christmas

Mark O'Connor
w/ Carrie Rodriguez
& Cia Cherryholmes

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 17 7:30pm

Holiday Gospel Show

The Blind Boys of Alabama

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 18 7:30pm

Holiday Gospel Show

The Blind Boys of Alabama

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 19 7:00pm9:30pm

New Age Holiday

Windham Hill
Winter Solstice Concert

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 20 4:00pm7:30pm

Happy Joyous Hanukkah

The Klezmatics

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: December
Dec 17 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Adam Shulman
plays Vince Guaraldi's
A Charlie Brown Christmas

Joe Henderson Lab

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Funky New Year: Maceo Parker
Dec 31 8:00pm10:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker:
Funky New Year's Eve Party

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 01 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 02 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 03 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Eric Harland
The Rhythms of Revolution
Jan 06 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ Eric Harland

Miner Auditorium

Jan 07 7:30pm

South Carolina: Gospel to Funk

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Lee Fields

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 08 7:30pm

Afrobeat Drums

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Members of Antibalas

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 09 7:30pm

Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Brian Jackson

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 10 7:30pm

Rhythm And Words

Eric Harland's Voyager
w/ Ishmael Reed

Miner Auditorium

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Guitar Week
In the Joe Henderson Lab, The Joe Henderson Lab is home to this celebration of the jazz guitar tradition, with three uniquely talented performers, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Nir Felder and Terrence Brewer, in settings ranging from solo concerts to an album release party.
Jan 14 7:00pm8:30pm

Solo Guitar

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 15 7:00pm8:30pm

Solo Guitar

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 16 7:00pm8:30pm

Rising Star Guitarist

Nir Felder

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 17 7:00pm8:30pm

Album Release Concert

Terrence Brewer
New Album Release Show

Joe Henderson Lab

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Chris Botti
Jan 19 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 20 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 21 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 22 7:00pm9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 23 7:00pm9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 24 4:00pm7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: January
Jan 21 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Josh Jones
plays Chano Pazo's
El Tambor de Cuba

Joe Henderson Lab

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Cameron Carpenter w/ International Touring Organ
Jan 28 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 29 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 30 7:30pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 31 4:00pm

If You Could Read My Mind

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring
Organ

Miner Auditorium

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Aaron Neville: Fat Tuesday Celebration
Feb 09 7:30pm

Fat Tuesday Celebration

Aaron Neville

Herbst Theatre

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Week of Love
Feb 11 7:00pm8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 11 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 12 7:00pm8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 12 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 13 7:00pm8:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 13 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 14 3:00pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 14 5:00pm7:30pm

Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Family Matinee: February
Feb 13 11:00am

Shakin' A Tailfeather

Family Matinee:
Linda Tillery
& The Cultural Heritage Choir

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Terence Blanchard
Champion: An Opera In Jazz
Feb 19 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 20 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 21 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 23 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 24 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 26 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 27 7:30pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 28 4:00pm

Opera Parallèle & SFJAZZ Co-Present

Terence Blanchard's
Champion: An Opera in Jazz

Miner Auditorium

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Women's History Month Celebration Concerts
Mar 03 7:00pm8:30pm

Tribute to Melba Liston

Natalie Cressman Quintet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 04 7:00pm8:30pm

Soul Legend

Sugar Pie DeSanto

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 05 7:00pm8:30pm

Celebrating Elis Regina

Claudia Villela Quintet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 06 7:00pm8:30pm

Celebrating Celia Cruz

Bobi Céspedes

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 10 7:00pm8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 11 7:00pm8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 12 7:00pm8:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 13 5:00pm7:30pm

Rising Saxophone Star

Melissa Aldana
& Crash Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 19 1:00pm

Free Workshop

2nd Annual SFJAZZ Girls Day:
Free Workshop for
Female Jazz Musicians

Joe Henderson Lab

FREE EVENT!
Vicente Amigo
Mar 10 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 11 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 12 7:30pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 13 4:00pm

Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Vicente Amigo

Miner Auditorium

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Family Matinee: March
Mar 12 11:00am

Flamenco Moderno

Family Matinee:
Caminos Flamencos

Miner Auditorium

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Brass Fest
The brass band is truly an international tradition. Horn-based ensembles are the focus of the week, with bands hailing from New Orleans, Serbia, Chicago and India by way of Brooklyn.
Mar 17 7:30pm

New Orleans Funk

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 18 7:00pm9:30pm

Bhangra Funk

Red Baraat

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 19 7:00pm9:30pm

Band of Brothers

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 20 7:30pm

Balkan Brass Madness

Boban & Marko
Marković Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: March
Mar 17 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Tammy Hall
plays Shirley Scott's
Great Scott!

Joe Henderson Lab

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Juan de Marcos & Afro Cuban All-Stars
Mar 24 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 25 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 26 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 27 4:00pm

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited

Juan De Marcos
& the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Zakir Hussain · Spring
Masters of Percussion
Mar 31 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 01 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 02 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 03 7:30pm

Resident Artistic Director

Zakir Hussain
& Masters of Percussion

Miner Auditorium

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Sing, Sing, Sing
Apr 07 7:00pm8:30pm

South African Jazz

Uhadi: All-Stars
of Johannesburg Jazz
feat. Sibongile Khumalo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 08 7:00pm8:30pm

Argentine Vocalist

Sofia Rei

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 09 7:00pm8:30pm10:00pm

Album Release Party

Deva Mahal

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 10 7:00pm8:30pm

Brazilian Duets

Joyce & Kenny Werner

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 14 7:30pm

Soulmates

Tuck & Patti

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 15 7:30pm

Dee Dee's Feathers

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Quintet

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 16 7:30pm

Rising Fado Star

Carminho

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 17 7:30pm

State of the Art

Lizz Wright

Miner Auditorium

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2016 SFJAZZ Poetry Festival: Youth Speaks Showcase
Apr 14 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Devorah Major
& June Jordan School
for Equity Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 15 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Alejandro Murgia
& Mission High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 16 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Al Young
& MetWest High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 17 7:00pm

Youth Speaks Showcase

Poet Ishmael Reed
& Oakland Technical High School
Students

Joe Henderson Lab

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Family Matinee: April
Apr 16 11:00am

Jazz + Poetry

Family Matinee:
Terrence Brewer
& Youth Speaks

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Kenny Barron
Apr 20 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Members Only

Listening Party w/ Kenny Barron

Miner Auditorium

Apr 21 7:30pm

NEA Jazz Master

Kenny Barron Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 22 7:30pm

SF Connections

Kenny Barron Quintet
w/ Stefon Harris 
& Elena Pinderhughes

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 23 7:30pm

String Theory

Kenny Barron Strings
w/ Dave Holland, Regina Carter
& Mark Summer

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 24 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Kenny Barron Quintet
w/ Members of Trio da Paz
& Elena Pinderhughes

Miner Auditorium

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Joe Henderson Festival
Apr 21 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mel Martin
plays Joe Henderson's
Mode For Joe

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 7:00pm8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 23 7:00pm8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 24 7:00pm8:30pm

Music of Joe Henderson

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Abdullah Ibrahim
Apr 28 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim:
Solo & Mukashi Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 29 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim:
Solo & Mukashi Trio

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Apr 30 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim: Ekaya

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May 01 7:30pm

South African Jazz Legend

Abdullah Ibrahim: Ekaya

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Cyrus Chestnut
May 12 7:00pm8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 13 7:00pm8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 14 7:00pm8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 15 7:00pm8:30pm

Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: May
May 19 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Kasey Knudsen
plays Jackie McLean's
Let Freedom Ring

Joe Henderson Lab

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Cassandra Wilson
May 19 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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May 20 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

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May 21 7:30pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

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May 22 4:00pm

Coming Forth By Day

Cassandra Wilson:
Music of Billie Holiday

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Family Matinee: May
May 21 11:00am

Fats Waller Birthday

Family Matinee:
Daniel Handler, Marcus Shelby
& Friends

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band
May 26 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 27 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 28 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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May 29 7:30pm

That's It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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Pre-Concert Talk
Visiting Presenter
Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
Koret Discover Jazz Series: Jazz Latino with John Santos
Sep 02 7:00pm

Class 5: Broadening Horizons: 1980s & 1990s

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Sep 09 7:00pm

Class 6: New Millennium: Multi-dimensional and Uncontainable

Museum of the African Diaspora

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2015-16 Season Digital Lab Classes
Sep 14 6:30pm

Digital Lab:
Intro to Ableton Live

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Sep 15 6:30pm

Digital Lab:
Intro to Logic Pro X

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Sep 16 6:30pm

Digital Lab:
Music Production 101

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Apr 02 11:00am

Digital Lab:
Ableton Live

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Apr 04 6:30pm

Digital Lab:
Logic Pro X

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Apr 05 6:30pm

Digital Lab:
Digital Recording & Mixing

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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2015-16 Season Family Matinees
Sep 26 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Peter Horvath Quartet

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Oct 24 11:00am

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ Collective

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Nov 07 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Dorado Schmitt
& Django All-Stars

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Dec 12 11:00am

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra

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Feb 13 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Linda Tillery
& The Cultural Heritage Choir

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Mar 12 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Caminos Flamencos

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Apr 16 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Terrence Brewer
& Youth Speaks

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May 21 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Daniel Handler, Marcus Shelby
& Friends

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Koret Discover Jazz Course: Jazz by the Numbers
Oct 21 7:00pm

Jazz by the Numbers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 28 7:00pm

Jazz by the Numbers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 04 7:00pm

Jazz by the Numbers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 11 7:00pm

Jazz by the Numbers

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 2015-16 Concerts
Nov 20 8:00pm

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 12 11:00am

Family Matinee:
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra

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May 15 7:30pm

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni & Combo

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2015-16 Season Master Classes & Workshops
Nov 21 1:00pm

Master Class
w/ Esperanza Spalding

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 09 1:00pm

Master Class
w/ Edward Simon

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Mar 19 1:00pm

2nd Annual SFJAZZ Girls Day:
Free Workshop for
Female Jazz Musicians

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 02 1:00pm

Percussion Master Class
w/ Zakir Hussain

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 30 1:00pm

Free International
Jazz Day Community
Jam

Joe Henderson Lab

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Monday Night Band
Dec 07 7:30pm

Monday Night Band
Showcase w/ Adam Theis

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Koret Discover Jazz Course: A Joyful Noise
Feb 02 7:00pm

Afro-Cuban Sacred Music

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 09 7:00pm

Afro-Venezuelan Music

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 16 7:00pm

The African American Spiritual

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 23 7:00pm

African American Work Songs

Joe Henderson Lab

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Koret Discover Jazz Series: That's What She Said
Mar 02 7:00pm

The Blues is a Woman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 09 7:00pm

The Great American
Songbook Revisited

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 16 7:00pm

Swinging the Band
(From Swing to Bebop)

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 23 7:00pm

Composers, Arrangers
& Bandleaders

Joe Henderson Lab

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