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Visiting Presenter
Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
May 2015
May 23 7:00pm 8:30pm

New Orleans Rhythm & Soul

Lavay Smith:
NOLA

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 24 5:30pm 7:00pm

Country-Soul

Lavay Smith:
Country-Soul

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 28 7:30pm

Language of the Future

Laurie Anderson

Miner Auditorium

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May 29 7:30pm

Language of the Future

Laurie Anderson

Miner Auditorium

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May 30 12:00pm

Master Class

Vocal Master Class w/ Kitty Margolis

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 30 7:30pm

Language of the Future

Laurie Anderson

Miner Auditorium

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May 31 4:00pm

Language of the Future

Laurie Anderson

Miner Auditorium

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June 2015
Jun 05 8:00pm

Visiting Presenter

Steve McQuarry Presents
A Living Tribute
to Carla Bley

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 06 6:30pm

Visiting Presenter

44th Northern California
Emmy® Awards Gala

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 09 5:00pm

Kickoff Celebration!

33rd Annual
San Francisco
Jazz Festival
Kickoff Celebration!
w/ Live music,
food trucks & more!

Corner of Hayes
& Octavia Streets

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Jun 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Virtuoso Guitar Duo

Julian Lage
& Chris Eldridge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 10 7:30pm

GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Virtuoso Guitar Duo

Julian Lage
& Chris Eldridge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 11 7:30pm

GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 12 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Hoagy Carmichael

Tiffany Austin
CD Release Party!

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 12 7:30pm

GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 13 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rhythm and Roots

Quinn Deveaux

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 13 7:30pm

GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 14 7:00pm 8:30pm

Jun 14: Jonathan Poretz

Jonathan Poretz

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 14 7:30pm

Strong As Glass

Goapele

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 15 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Lester Young

Smith Dobson V
& Prez Kids

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 15 7:30pm

I Am Shelby Lynne

Shelby Lynne

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 16 7:00pm 8:30pm

Boogie & Blues

Davina
& The Vagabonds

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 16 7:30pm

A Love Supreme

Campbell Brothers
Performs John Coltrane's
A Love Supreme

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 17 7:00pm 9:30pm

Modern Guitar Giant

John Scofield Quartet
w/ John Medeski

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 17 7:30pm 9:00pm

Spanish Bass Virtuoso

Giulia Valle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 18 7:00pm 8:30pm

Spanish Bass Virtuoso

Giulia Valle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 18 7:30pm

Cross-Cultural Soul

Ester Rada

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 19 7:00pm 9:30pm

'Covered' Record Release

Robert Glasper Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 19 7:30pm 9:00pm

South African Stars

Freshlyground

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 20 7:00pm 9:30pm

'Covered' Record Release

Robert Glasper Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 20 7:30pm 9:00pm10:30pm

Hammond B3 Summit

Wil Blades Trio
w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 21 7:00pm 8:30pm

Hammond B3 Summit

Wil Blades Trio
w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 21 7:30pm 10:00pm

Cuban Percussion Master

Pedrito Martinez

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 21 8:00pm

Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
& Michel Camilo

Davies Symphony Hall

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Jun 26 7:30pm

Visiting Presenter

KRONOS PRESENTS
Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet, Wu Man,
Zakir Hussain

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 26 9:30pm

Visiting Presenter

KRONOS PRESENTS
Happy 80th Birthday Terry
—After Party!

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 27 7:30pm

Visiting Presenter

KRONOS PRESENTS
Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet, Terry Riley,
and Friends

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 28 7:00pm

Visiting Presenter

KRONOS PRESENTS
Terry Riley Festival
Kronos Quartet Plays
"Salome Dances for Peace”

Miner Auditorium

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July 2015
Jul 16 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Louis Armstrong

Catherine Russell:
The Music of Louis Armstrong

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 16 7:30pm

The Sarah Vaughan Project

Ann Hampton Callaway:
Music of Sarah Vaughan

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 17 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Louis Armstrong

Catherine Russell:
The Music of Louis Armstrong

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 17 7:30pm

The Music of Billie Holiday

Kim Nalley:
Music of Billie Holiday

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 18 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Louis Armstrong

Catherine Russell:
The Music of Louis Armstrong

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 18 7:30pm

The Music of Bob Dylan

Paula West:
Music of Bob Dylan

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 19 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Music of Louis Armstrong

Catherine Russell:
The Music of Louis Armstrong

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 19 7:30pm

The Music of Nat King Cole

Freddy Cole:
Music of Nat King Cole

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 23 7:30pm

Latin American Pop Sensation

Natalia Lafourcade

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 24 7:30pm

Chicano Soul

La Santa Cecilia

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 25 7:00pm 9:30pm

Songs of Defiance & Triumph

Tania Libertad:
Tribute to Chevala Vargas

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 26 7:30pm

Tex-Mex Superstars

Flaco Jiménez
& Max Baca

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 30 7:30pm

2015 GRAMMY-Winning Big Band

Gordon Goodwin’s
Big Phat Band

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 31 7:30pm

L.A. Treasures

Clayton-Hamilton
Jazz Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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August 2015
Aug 01 7:30pm

Thelonious Monk Legacy

John Beasley’s MONK’estra

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 02 7:30pm

The Music of Steely Dan

Tommy Igoe
Groove Conspiracy
w/ Steely Dan
guitarist Drew Zingg

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

Brazilian Jazz Duo

Gilson Peranzzetta
& Mauro Senise

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 06 7:30pm

Rising Afropop Star

Aurelio

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 07 7:00pm 8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Edward Simon Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 07 7:30pm

Brazilian Brass & Percussion

Letieres Leite
& Orkestra Rumpilezz

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 08 7:00pm 8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Edward Simon Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 08 7:30pm

The Motorcycle Diaries

Jorge Drexler

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 09 2:00pm

A Tribute to Frank Espada

John Santos & Friends

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 09 7:00pm 8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Edward Simon Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 09 7:30pm

Afro-Peruvian Vocalist

Susana Baca

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 13 7:30pm

Malian Master Musicians

Bassekou Kouyaté
& Ngoni Ba

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 13 8:30pm 10:00pm

Future Brass

Brass Magic

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 14 7:30pm

Ethiopian/American Songwriter

Meklit

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 14 8:00pm

Cuban Music Legends

Los Van Van

Davies Symphony Hall

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Aug 14 8:30pm 10:00pm

Hip Hop + Jazz

Joomanji

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 15 7:00pm 9:30pm

Desert Blues

Tinariwen

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 15 8:00pm

Blues Giant

Buddy Guy

Davies Symphony Hall

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Aug 15 8:30pm 10:00pm

Soul Power

Con Brio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 16 7:30pm

African Guitar Legacy

Vieux Farka Toure

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 16 8:00pm

Ukulele Virtuoso

Jake Shimabukuro

Davies Symphony Hall

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Aug 16 8:30pm 10:00pm

Bay Area Forró

Dona Francisca

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 20 7:30pm

Tribute to a Legend

Gene Kelly: The Legacy
feat. Patricia Ward Kelly

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 20 8:30pm 10:00pm

Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 21 4:00pm

Gene Kelly Meets Gershwin

An American in Paris
Film + Q&A
w/ Patricia Ward Kelly

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 21 7:30pm

The Jazz Life

'Round Midnight
Film + Panel Discussion
w/ Maxine Gordon, Ed Reed
& Bobby Hutcherson

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 21 8:30pm 10:00pm

Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 22 7:00pm 9:30pm

2015 Best Picture Oscar Winner

Birdman
Film + Live Drum Score
by Antonio Sánchez

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 22 8:30pm 10:00pm

Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 23 3:00pm 5:30pm

1920s Silent Film Classics

Sherlock Jr & One Week
Film + Performance
by Club Foot Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 23 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Meridian Suite

Antonio Sánchez
& Migration

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 23 9:30pm

San Francisco Film Noir

The Maltese Falcon
Film + Performance
by Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

Miner Auditorium

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