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Bobby Hutcherson In 5 Songs

Bobby Hutcherson In 5 Songs

January 17, 2017

SFJAZZ honors the music and memory of Bobby Hutcherson on January 21 in a concert curated by vibraphonist and Bobby’s successor in the SFJAZZ Collective, Stefon Harris. We look back at five pivotal recordings in Bobby's prolific and influential career.

John Handy In 5 Songs

John Handy In 5 Songs

January 11, 2017

In recognition of John Handy’s lifetime of music, and in preparation for his Spotlight tribute concert on 1/22, we look back at five recordings that helped define his sound and his impact on jazz.

Joe Henderson In 5 Songs

Joe Henderson In 5 Songs

January 5, 2017

With a Spotlight concert curated by Joshua Redman and devoted to Henderson’s music coming up in January, we look back on his monumental career, focusing on five major musical milestones.

Terrace Martin

Terrace Martin's Top 5 Albums Of 2016

January 3, 2017

Multi-instrumentalist, rapper and producer Terrace Martin embodies today’s fertile ground between jazz and hip-hop. He shares his top 5 albums of 2016 before returning to SFJAZZ on January 5.

Tony Williams In 5 Songs

Tony Williams In 5 Songs

December 12, 2016

In commemoration of what would have been drumming legend Tony Williams’ 71st birthday, we look back at his momentous career of innovation and exploration. SFJAZZ presents a tribute to Williams on 1/19 as part of our Season 5 Celebration, curated by master drummer and Williams protégé Cindy Blackman-Santana.

Judith Hill In 5 Songs

Judith Hill In 5 Songs

December 7, 2016

With singer-songwriter Judith Hill performing in a bill with funk legend Maceo Parker for New Years at the SFJAZZ Center, we look at her remarkable career through five songs, from her work with Michael Jackson and Prince, to her solo performances on The Voice and 20 Feet From Stardom.

Five Things To Know About Petra Haden

Five Things To Know About Petra Haden

November 28, 2016

To close our week devoted to vocalists and the singer/songwriter tradition, singer and violinist Petra Haden performs with guitarist/composer Jesse Harris. Here are five things you should know about Haden

Five Things To Know About Amati Schmitt

Five Things To Know About Amati Schmitt

November 21, 2016

This week, gypsy guitar genius Dorado Schmitt returns to SFJAZZ with his Django Reinhardt Festival All-Stars, featuring Schmitt’s prodigiously talented 21-year-old son Amati. Here are five things to know about this heir to the gypsy jazz throne.

The Five Spot: Happenings In Jazz This Week

The Five Spot: Happenings In Jazz This Week

November 11, 2016

Jazz world mourns the loss of two bass legends, Robert Glasper shares his multi-lingual world of music, and more happenings in jazz this week.

Zakir Hussain: Five Key Collaborations

Zakir Hussain: Five Key Collaborations

January 9, 2017

Zakir Hussain has made many historic and groundbreaking contributions in music. Here's a look at five key collaborations throughout his career as we honor the world music icon, tabla master and longtime Bay Area resident with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 SFJAZZ Gala on January 18.