04/04/13

San Francisco Jazz Festival Lineup Announced

Jamal, Nascimento, Sanborn & James and many more to appear

The artist lineup for the 31st Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival has been announced. This year’s festival will take place from June 12 to 23 and will be hosted by various venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including SFJAZZ Center’s Robert N. Miner Auditorium and Joe Henderson Lab, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Church of the Advent of Christ the King.

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Ahmad Jamal at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
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The confirmed lineup will feature a variety of performers and ensembles, including but not limited to:
Ahmad Jamal
Milton Nascimento
Pedrito Martinez
David Sanborn & Bob James
Gregory Porter
John Scofield Überjam Band
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Frédéric Yonnet & Grégoire Maret
Pacific Mambo Orchestra
Cécile McClorin Salvant
Wil Blades Trio
Gerald Clayton Trio
Kendrick Scott Oracle featuring Taylor Eigsti

Tickets will be made available to SFJAZZ Members on Wednesday, April 10 at 11:00AM PST, and to the public on Wednesday, April 24 at 11:00AM PST. They can be purchased online at sfjazz.org, by phone at (866) 920-5299, or via the SFJAZZ Center Box Office (201 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102). Specific details associated with each of the performances (including time, location, and cost) are provided below.

Stefano Bollani Trio
Wednesday, June 12, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$30, $22 SFJAZZ Members

Milton Nascimento
Thursday, June 13, 8:00pm, $30/$50/$70
Friday, June 14, 8:00pm, $35/$55/$75
Robert N. Miner Auditorium

Harold López-Nussa Duo
Thursday, June 13 – Saturday, June 15, 7:30pm, 9:00pm, 10:30pm
Sunday, June 16, 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Joe Henderson Lab
$10/$15

Ahmad Jamal
Thursday, June 13, 8:30pm
Davies Symphony Hall
$30/$40/$55/$80

Gospel Brunch: Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Saturday, June 15, 11:00am
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$30 Concert Only; $65 Brunch & Concert

“Sacred Space”
Beth Custer, solo
Saturday, June 15, 5:00pm
Church of the Advent of Christ the King
$10

Pacific Mambo Orchestra
Saturday, June 15
8:00pm, $25 Standing Room/$35 Reserved
10:00pm, $20 Standing Room/$30 Reserved
Robert N. Miner Auditorium, Dance Floor Open

“Micro-Concert”
Adam Shulman, solo piano
Sunday, June 16, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm
Joe Henderson Lab
$5

“Sacred Space”
Stephen Kent, solo
Saturday, June 15, 5:00pm
Church of the Advent of Christ the King
$10

Pedrito Martinez
Sunday, June 16, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$20/$30/$45

David Sanborn & Bob James Featuring Steve Gadd and James Genus
Monday, June 17, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$35/$55/$85

Giulia Valle
Monday, June 17 – Wednesday, June 19, 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Joe Henderson Lab
$10/$15

Frédéric Yonnet; Grégoire Maret
Tuesday, June 18, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$25/$35/$45

Cécile McClorin Salvant
Wednesday, June 19, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$25, Members $18

Gregory Porter
Thursday, June 20, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$25/$35/$45

Wil Blades Trio
Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, 7:30pm, 9:00pm, 10:30pm
Joe Henderson Lab
$10/$5

Pino Daniele
Friday, June 21, 8:00pm & 10:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$25/$45/$65

Gospel Brunch: Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Saturday,June 22, 11:00am
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$30 Concert Only; $65 Brunch & Concert

“Sacred Space”
Anton Schwartz, solo
Saturday, June 22, 5:00pm
Church of the Advent of Christ the King
$10

John Scofield Überjam Band
Saturday, June 22, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$30/$50/$70

“Micro-Concert”
Matt Clark, solo
Sunday, June 23, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm
Joe Henderson Lab
$5

“Sacred Space”
Ralph Carney, solo
Sunday, June 23, 5:00pm
Church of the Advent of Christ the King
$10

Gerald Clayton Trio; Kendrick Scott Oracle featuring Taylor Eigsti
Sunday, June 23, 8:00pm
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
$25, Members $18

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