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Jazz Mafia Ready to Celebrate Milestone Concert in San Francisco

The sound of San Francisco-based collective Jazz Mafia has been described as a “full-size philharmonic…jamming with a classic big band during a street-corner rap battle.” Trombonist, bassist and band leader Adam Theis launched the raucous ensemble, which consists of several groups such as the Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Realistic Orchestra and more, in 1998. In 2009 the Jazz … Read More “Jazz Mafia Ready to Celebrate Milestone Concert in San Francisco”

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SFJAZZ Announces 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival & 2018 Summer Sessions Schedule

SFJAZZ recently released their programming schedules for the 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival and their 2018 Summer Sessions.  The inaugural San Francisco Jazz Festival took place in 1983 as a two-day event, then called Jazz in the City.  Continually expanding over the past 36 years, it has become a globally renowned event, and this year will … Read More “SFJAZZ Announces 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival & 2018 Summer Sessions Schedule”

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SFJAZZ Announces Schedule for 2017-18 Season

SFJAZZ has announced its artist programming for the 2017-18 season running from Sept. 7 2017 to May 27, 2018, with over 300 concerts scheduled at SFJAZZ Center’s Robert N. Miner Auditorium and Joe Henderson Lab, Herbst Theatre and the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif. Featured performers include Joey Alexander, Kenny Barron, The Bad Plus, Dee Dee … Read More “SFJAZZ Announces Schedule for 2017-18 Season”

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