Sun Ra Arkestra Returns To SFJAZZ CenterSFJAZZ welcomes the return of the Sun Ra Arkestra this week, presenting the interstellar sounds of the late bandleader's sprawling Afrofuturist ensemble for four nights in Miner Auditorium.
SFJAZZ Celebrates 37th Edition Of Venerable FestivalSFJAZZ celebrates the 37th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival this week with a free block party Tuesday followed by an array of great performers including tabla master Zakir Hussain, powerhouse Cuban band Orchestra Akokán and much more.
Brazilian Legend Brings Family Band To Oakland's ParamountA living legend of Brazilian music returns to the Bay Area this week when Caetano Veloso headlines Oakland's Paramount Theatre on Friday with a band made up of the famed singer/songwriter's sons for a concert presented by SFJAZZ.
SFJAZZ Hosts Hammond Organ SummitThe SFJAZZ Center will host a celebration of the Hammond B-3 organ this weekend, spotlighting such virtuoso keyboard talents as Joey DeFrancesco, Ronnie Foster and Reuben Wilson over the course of a hard-grooving four-day festival.
San Francisco Jazz Festival Kicks Off With Eclectic ArtistsNow in its 36th year, the San Francisco Jazz Festival gets underway this week with a dizzying array of performers including piano legend Ahmad Jamal, soul queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, Brazilian samba pop icon Sergio Mendes and more.
Bass Maestro Holds Forth At SFJAZZ CenterOne of the most important musicians to emerge from the British jazz scene during the 1960s, legendary bassist Dave Holland comes to the SFJAZZ Center for four nights of music starting Thursday.
SFJAZZ Season Rolls Into Third Week With Coltrane TributeSFJAZZ continues its 2017-2018 season this weekend with a celebration of the music of saxophone giant John Coltrane that will feature his son Ravi Coltrane along with a host of jazz luminaries paying tribute.
'Cosmic Jazz' Big Band Visits San FranciscoSFJAZZ welcomes the return of the Sun Ra Arkestra this week, presenting the interstellar sounds of the late bandleader's sprawling Afrofuturist ensemble for four nights in Miner Auditorium.
San Francisco Jazz Fest Rolls Into Second WeekSFJAZZ continues with a packed schedule for the second week of the 35th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival as the eclectic, 13-day party hosts a wide variety of musicians through its June 18th close.
SFJAZZ Celebrates Return Of Venerable FestivalSFJAZZ celebrates the 35th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival as it rolls into its first weekend wide variety of musicians including soulful singer Lizz Wright, jazz-pop trumpet player Herb Alpert, ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro.
SFJAZZ Center Pays Tribute To Renowned LabelThe SFJAZZ Center continues it's packed Season 5 schedule this weekend with four nights highlighting artists who make up part of the impressive ECM Records label roster.
SFJAZZ Center Celebrates Fifth Season With Gala And MoreSFJAZZ kicks off the long-running Bay Area cultural institution's Fifth Anniversary Season this week with the SFJAZZ Gala 2017 paying tribute to tabla maestro Zakir Hussain Wednesday night.
Brazilian Music Legends Bring Tandem Tour To OaklandTwo living legends of Brazilian music, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso celebrate over five decades of singing together when this rare acoustic duo concert at Oakland's gorgeous Paramount Theatre on Tuesday presented by SFJAZZ.
Bill Cosby Emcees SFJAZZ Center's Opening Night ConcertThe new SFJAZZ Center is holding its opening night concert Wednesday night, a star-studded event that will be emceed by iconic comedian, Bill Cosby...