SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014
Honoring Herbie Hancock

Concert and Ceremony
AfterJam with Charles Bradley

 
Friday, May 16 at SFJAZZ Center
Our Biggest Party!

SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Honoring Herbie Hancock

SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Honoring Herbie Hancock

The SFJAZZ Gala 2014 will honor the artistic genius of Herbie Hancock with the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award. Please join us in this fundraiser for SFJAZZ artistic and educational programs, celebrating a living legend of modern music.

5:30PM – Red Carpet Arrivals & Reception featuring craft cocktails and passed cuisine from Charles Phan, 1300 Fillmore, Alta CA, Boxing Room, California Caviar, Foreign Cinema, Hayes Street Grill, Hog Island Oysters, Jardiniere, Nojo, Rich Table, and Town Hall.

7:30PM – Concert & Presentations, with Master of Ceremonies Robert Townsend and featuring performances by Herbie Hancock, the SFJAZZ Collective, Paula West, the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars, and special guests.

9:30PM – Dessert with DessertJam Performance by Charlie Musselwhite, Booker T., and special guests in Joe Henderson Lab. Desserts provided by 20th Century Cafe, Christopher Elbow, Smitten Ice Cream, Miette, and the Slanted Door.

10:30PM – AfterJam Concert featuring Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires in Robert N. Miner Auditorium, followed by DJ Pat Les Stache.

Attendees of our annual SFJAZZ Gala have included Bill Cosby, Dave Chappelle, Robert Redford, Chris Tucker, Tom Waits, Les Claypool, Charlie Musselwhite, Terrence Howard, Clint Eastwood, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, The Honorable Willie Brown, Danny Glover, Shailene Woodley, Delroy Lindo, Lou Gossett Jr., Khandi Alexander, Peter Coyote, Amy Tan, Michael Chabon, Ronnie Lott, Vida Blue, Jed York, and other leaders in the worlds of business, politics, art and jazz.

Herbie Hancock is one of the great innovators and icons of modern music. A 14-time Grammy Winner, UNESCO Good Will Ambassador and a recipient of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors, Hancock has blazed a trail for contemporary culture at every turn in his career. From his tenure with Miles Davis to creating standards like “Canteloupe Island,” innovative albums like Head Hunters and the chart-topping “Rockit” – the first Billboard hit to use turntable scratching – Hancock is a true musical legend.

Gala Reservation Form

Any contact information that you provide through this form will only be used for purposes of communicating about the SFJAZZ Gala 2014.

Levels

  Legend $100,000 for 10 premiere seats
Premiere seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception incl. personal bottle of craft bourbon - VIP Reserved Access to DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Legend recognition on event materials - Poster signed by Sandow Birk + musicians - Opportunity to sponsor a segment of the evening.

  Hero I $50,000 for 10 premium seats
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  Hero II $20,000 for 4 premium seats
Premium seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception incl. personal bottle of craft bourbon (bottle for Hero I package only) - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Hero recognition on event materials - Poster signed by Sandow Birk - Opportunity to sponsor a segment of the evening (Hero I package only).

 Giant $25,000 for 8 preferred seats
Preferred seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Giant recognition on event materials.

  Master I $10,000 for 4 preferred seats
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  Master II $5,000 for 2 preferred seats
Preferred seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Master recognition on event materials.

  We cannot attend this year but would like to contribute to SFJAZZ artistic and education programs with a gift of: (fully tax-deductible).

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For more information, contact Barrett Shaver at (415) 283-0325 or bshaver@sfjazz.org. SFJAZZ is a 501(c)(3) organization. Federal tax ID# is 94-2663216. All but $400 of each SFJAZZ Gala 2014 ticket is tax-deductible as allowed by law. IRS regulations prevent SFJAZZ from accepting payments from donor advised funds and family foundations. All contributions go to support the artistic and educational programs of SFJAZZ.


SFJAZZ thanks the following for their generous
support of the SFJAZZ Gala 2014