Rich and Poor: Conversation with Photographer Jim Goldberg

 

SFJAZZ & The New York Times Present
“Rich and Poor”
A Conversation
with Photographer Jim Goldberg

Wednesday, February 25, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Rich And Poor
SFJAZZ & The NY Times present Series: Conversation with Photographer Jim Goldberg  

Rich and Poor: Conversation with Photographer Jim Goldberg

 

SFJAZZ & The New York Times Present
“Rich and Poor”
A Conversation
with Photographer Jim Goldberg

Wednesday, February 25, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

SFJAZZ Photographer Laureate Jim Goldberg
SFJAZZ & The NY Times present Series: Conversation with Photographer Jim Goldberg  

Conversation with Photographer Jim Goldberg

Over a career spanning nearly four decades, Jim Goldberg has chronicled the social divide in highly acclaimed books and exhibitions that document runaways, refugees and the socio-economic chasm in America. He began to explore experimental storytelling and the potentials of combining image and text with “Rich and Poor” (1977-85), where he juxtaposed the residents of welfare hotel rooms with the upper class and their elegantly furnished homes to investigate American myths about class, power and happiness. A landmark photographer of our times, Goldberg was named the first SFJAZZ Photographer Laureate in 2012 for the “unflinching, hard bop musicality” of his pictures. Hear him discuss his body of work in this conversation moderated by New York Times culture reporter Randy Kennedy.

Education Events

  Upcoming Education Events

2014-15 Digital Lab Program
Feb 02 6:30pm

Digital Lab: Ableton Live Level I

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Feb 03 6:30pm

Digital Lab: Logic Pro X Level I

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Feb 04 6:30pm

Digital Lab: Songwriting & Digital Performance

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Mar 02 6:30pm

Digital Lab: Ableton Live Level II

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Mar 03 6:30pm

Digital Lab: Logic Pro X Level II

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Mar 07 11:00am

Digital Lab: Recording & Mixing w/ ProTools

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Koret Discover Jazz Series: Sounds of Resistance
Feb 03 7:00pm

Songs of the South

African American Arts & Culture Complex

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Feb 10 7:00pm

The Blues: From Rural to Urban

African American Arts & Culture Complex

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Feb 17 7:00pm

Civil Unrest to Civil Rights

African American Arts & Culture Complex

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Feb 24 7:00pm

Jazz and Activism

African American Arts & Culture Complex

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Family Matinees
Feb 14 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Marcus Shelby Orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 21 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Pamela Rose
& guest Allison Miller

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 25 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Gerald Clayton Trio

Miner Auditorium

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May 16 11:00am

Family Matinee:
Carolina Chocolate Drops

Miner Auditorium

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Koret Discover Jazz Series: Pioneering Women of Jazz
Mar 04 7:00pm

Blues Legends

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 11 7:00pm

The Sweethearts of Rhythm

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 18 7:00pm

Mary Lou Williams

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 25 7:00pm

Vocal Legends

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Mar 22 2:00pm

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars w/ Melissa Aldana
& Angela Wellman

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Mar 22 2:00pm

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars w/ Melissa Aldana
& Angela Wellman

Miner Auditorium

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2014-15 Season Master Classes
Mar 28 12:00pm

SFJAZZ Girls Day:
Free Workshop for
Female Musicians

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 30 12:00pm

Vocal Master Class w/ Kitty Margolis

Joe Henderson Lab

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The Business of Music
Apr 08 7:00pm

Music Artists

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 15 7:00pm

The Biz

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 7:00pm

Music & Technology

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 29 7:00pm

Songs: The Soundtrack of your Life

Joe Henderson Lab

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Keychains

Non-Member: $3
Member: $2.70

Copywriter

Job Description

The SFJAZZ Development department seeks a part-time, temporary contract writer to support and augment the efforts of the fundraisers on staff. Time can vary greatly, from two to 20 hours per month, depending upon the appeals and special events in production at that time. We are looking for somebody who has significant success writing fundraising appeals in the nonprofit sector as well strong familiarity with the artists and history of jazz music, and who will maintain the organization’s voice of authority and expertise in the field.

Reports to: Director of Development
Department: Development 

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar SFJAZZ Center launched in 2013 and the 32-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The budget for the 2014/2015 Season is more than $12 million with about half coming from ticket revenues.

Essential Duties:

  • Produce copy for fundraising appeals, including membership renewals, special program solicitations (i.e. year-end, education appeals), and pledge reminders
  • Produce biographies and organizational background copy for special fundraising event programs, invitations, and marketing materials
  • Reorganize and/or edit existing copy for a variety of channels and formats (email, web, social media, on-site, etc.)
  • In collaboration with Development and Education staff, brainstorm fundraising concepts and themes relevant to current organizational and industry trends, and which leverage the community impact of SFJAZZ artistic and education programs
  • Other writing needs as determined by the Development department

Qualifications Sought:

  • 4-5 years experience writing fundraising copy for nonprofits
  • 2-3 years experience writing about popular music, including jazz and blues
  • Available to work with both long lead times and on short notice
  • Demonstrated familiarity with applying a campaign across multiple channels (print, email, web, social, etc)
  • High level of comfort working with collaborative software, such as Google docs, Smartsheet, Basecamp, etc
  • Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely

Compensation: Hourly

To apply: Please send resume and three writing samples to jobs@sfjazz.org. All applications must have these components to be considered, and must demonstrate both the music and nonprofit fundraising experience described above. Resumes will be accepted until position filled. Please no phone calls or faxes.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

SFJAZZ Gala 2015 To Honor Joni Mitchell

We are proud to announce that the SFJAZZ Gala 2015 will honor Joni Mitchell on May 8 with the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award for her artistic vision and contributions to modern music. The concert program will be led by longtime Joni Mitchell collaborator Brian Blade and will feature the SFJAZZ Collective along with many special musical guests in a tribute to the rich legacy of Ms. Mitchell. SFJAZZ Trustee Nion McEvoy and supporter Penny Coulter will chair this fundraiser for SFJAZZ’s artistic and education programs.


We are currently offering premier patron tables for this evening honoring Joni Mitchell, details on these tables are listed below. To reserve your premier patron table, please contact Stephanie Garcés at 415-283-0364 or sgarces@sfjazz.org.

Concert tickets and other tables from $25,000 - $1,000 will only be available starting in early February, and announced through this web page.

$100,000 Legends Package
· Private dinner with Joni Mitchell, on evening prior to Gala
· Ten premier Gala concert seats
· Table for ten at post-concert supper, with a featured artist at your table
· Pre-concert cocktail reception
· VIP entry to all Gala AfterJam events
· Valet parking and Red Carpet Arrivals
· Joni Mitchell CD box set Love Has Many Faces
· SFJAZZ Collective CD, signed by Collective members
· Recognition on event materials

$50,000 Hero Package
· Ten premier Gala concert seats
· Table for ten at post-concert supper
· Pre-concert cocktail reception
· VIP entry to all Gala AfterJam events
· Valet parking and Red Carpet Arrivals
· Joni Mitchell CD box set Love Has Many Faces
· SFJAZZ Collective CD, signed by Collective members
· Recognition on event materials

To reserve one of the premier patron table options listed above, please contact Stephanie Garcés at 415-283-0364 or sgarces@sfjazz.org.

The Business of Music: Songs, The Soundtrack of your Life

 

The Business of Music
Songs: The Soundtrack of your Life

Wednesday, April 29, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Larry Batiste

Songs: The Soundtrack of your Life

The music business is a multi-million dollar industry, and yet even those who work within it are often unclear as to how to maximize their talent and build a career. This series is designed for vocalists, musicians, and those interested in seeking strategies and information on how to further their careers, as well as music lovers curious about the inner workings of the business. Experts from varying fields will share their perspectives, knowledge and expertise, and highlight the ongoing changes that are shaping the industry today. Non-musicians will gain an appreciation for the diverse subject matter, while musicians will find ways to leverage their talent by having their questions answered. May be enjoyed as a series or individually.

April 29th Class Topic
Guest: Larry Batiste, songwriter, producer, vocalist, publisher, instrumentalist, and arranger

Come learn about songwriting & the marketing of the music.

Artist Personnel

Larry Batiste

Artist Website

The Business of Music: Music & Technology

 

The Business of Music
Music & Technology

Wednesday, April 22, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Chris Wiltsee

Music & Technology

The music business is a multi-million dollar industry, and yet even those who work within it are often unclear as to how to maximize their talent and build a career. This series is designed for vocalists, musicians, and those interested in seeking strategies and information on how to further their careers, as well as music lovers curious about the inner workings of the business. Experts from varying fields will share their perspectives, knowledge and expertise, and highlight the ongoing changes that are shaping the industry today. Non-musicians will gain an appreciation for the diverse subject matter, while musicians will find ways to leverage their talent by having their questions answered. May be enjoyed as a series or individually.

April 22nd Class Topic
Guest: Chris Wiltsee, Senior Director of Business Development at BandPage, songwriter, drummer

As music & tech continue to merge, come learn about today's advancements.

Artist Personnel

Chris Wiltsee

The Business of Music: The Biz

 

The Business of Music
The Biz

Wednesday, April 15, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Michael Ashburne

The Biz

The music business is a multi-million dollar industry, and yet even those who work within it are often unclear as to how to maximize their talent and build a career. This series is designed for vocalists, musicians, and those interested in seeking strategies and information on how to further their careers, as well as music lovers curious about the inner workings of the business. Experts from varying fields will share their perspectives, knowledge and expertise, and highlight the ongoing changes that are shaping the industry today. Non-musicians will gain an appreciation for the diverse subject matter, while musicians will find ways to leverage their talent by having their questions answered. May be enjoyed as a series or individually.

April 15th Class Topic
Guest: Michael Ashburne, Esq.

Come get (music) business savvy~ learn about the people and paperwork behind the music.

Artist Personnel

Michael Ashburne

Artist Website

The Business of Music: Music Artists

 

The Business of Music
Music Artists

Wednesday, April 8, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

The Business of Music

Music Artists

The music business is a multi-million dollar industry, and yet even those who work within it are often unclear as to how to maximize their talent and build a career. This series is designed for vocalists, musicians, and those interested in seeking strategies and information on how to further their careers, as well as music lovers curious about the inner workings of the business. Experts from varying fields will share their perspectives, knowledge and expertise, and highlight the ongoing changes that are shaping the industry today. Non-musicians will gain an appreciation for the diverse subject matter, while musicians will find ways to leverage their talent by having their questions answered. May be enjoyed as a series or individually.

April 8th Class Topic
Guest: Pomplamoose
Come learn how today's music artists survive & thrive in the recording industry, live performance arena and define success on their own terms in this changing music business.

Artist Personnel

Pomplamoose

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