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SFJAZZ Announces Spring Season

It’s never too early to plan a trip to San Francisco, which is why we are posting the schedule now for the 4th annual SFJAZZ Spring Season festival, which runs March 21 through July 26.

SFJAZZ Executive Director Randall Kline and Spring Season Artistic Director Joshua Redman (pictured) put together more than 20 performances in six different venues, each showcasing a different instrument or theme (which are marked with italics in the list below).

Marcus Roberts Trio
New Orleans Meets Harlem

Friday, March 21, 8pm

Saturday, March 22, 3pm

Herbst Theatre

Eddie Palmieri and La Perfecta II


Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Latin New York: A Salsa Dance Party

Saturday, March 22, 8pm

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Ibrahim Ferrer y su Orchestra
Buena Vista Social Club presents…

Friday, March 28, 8pm

Saturday, March 29, 8pm

Masonic Auditorium

Quincy Troupe

Oliver Lake Steel Quartet

Words of Steel

Friday, April 4, 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Edgar Meyer/Mike Marshall Duo
Strings Summit

Saturday, April 5, 3pm & 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Kenny Burrell Quartet

Benny Green/Russell Malone Duo

Great Guitars

Sunday, April 6, 7pm

Herbst Theatre

Sekou Sundiata Band

Daughters of Yam

Rhythm ‘n’ News

Friday, April 11, 7:30pm & 10pm

Yerba Buena Center Forum

Charlie Haden Quartet featuring

Michael Brecker, with orchestra

American Dreams

Saturday, April 12, 8pm

Masonic Auditorium

Ken Nordine
Word Jazz

Sunday, April 13, 7pm

Yerba Buena Center Forum

Chucho Valdés Quartet featuring Joe Lovano

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio

Piano Cubano

Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm

Masonic Auditorium

Randy Weston/John Handy Duo

Ray Bryant

Jazz Giants

Saturday, April 19, 8pm

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Campbell Brothers

With special guests including Aubrey Ghent

Sacred Steel

Sunday, April 27, 3pm & 7pm

Herbst Theatre

Joshua Redman Elastic Band
Stretching Out

Saturday, May 3, 8pm

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Hank Jones Trio
Art of the Trio

Saturday, May 10, 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Jason Moran Trio

Ethan Iverson’s The Bad Plus

New York Edge: What’s Now

Friday, May 23, 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Mark O’Connor Trio

Johnny Frigo

Swing Thru the Years: A Violin Summit

Saturday, May 24, 3pm & 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Martial Solal Trio

Moutin Reunion Quartet

What’s New, Paris?

Sunday, May 25, 7pm

Herbst Theatre

Jim Hall/Charlie Haden Duo

Friday, May 30, 8pm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theatre

Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, Joshua Redman
Redman Reunion

Friday, June 6, 8pm

Herbst Theatre

Dave Brubeck Quartet
Time Out

Friday, June 13, 8pm

Masonic Auditorium

João Gilberto
O Mito on Stage

Saturday, July 26, 8pm

Masonic Auditorium

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