SFJAZZ Center Celebrates Fifth Season With Gala And More

By Dave Pehling

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — SFJAZZ celebrates the long-running Bay Area cultural institution’s Fifth Anniversary Season at the state-of-the-art SFJAZZ Center this week with a full slate of events highlighted by the SFJAZZ Gala 2017 paying tribute to tabla maestro Zakir Hussain Wednesday night. 413 more words

San Francisco

A few Summer highlights

Each summer, Youth Art Exchange offers 50 paid internships in the arts to public high school students in San Francisco. Interns receive professional experience in their medium and a… 292 more words


Keith Jarrett in San Francisco

As a piano player, there are several jazz pianists I absolutely adore and admire. I say “my favorite” too much, but.. I do have lots and lots of favorites – Hiromi, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Michel Camilo, McCoy Tyner, and the list goes on and on. 966 more words


Pizza + digibeats = the perfect pair

In support of YAX’s spring Digibeats Showcase on May 16, Patxi’s Pizza will be donating a portion of their proceeds from all sales at their… 50 more words


Wild Sound

Glancing at the stage before a performance of Glenn Kotche’s Wild Sound, we got a good idea what to expect. All the detritus, tools, stray wood pieces — a suburban garage exploded — suggested a Cageian experience in sound and improvisation. 983 more words

Shows (past)

Brazilian Music Legends Bring Tandem Tour To Oakland

Two living legends of Brazilian music, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso celebrate over five decades of singing together with this rare acoustic duo concert at Oakland’s gorgeous Paramount Theatre on Tuesday presented by SFJAZZ. 567 more words