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Koret Discover Jazz

Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Koret Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation course available for adults. Each series offers an in-depth look at the life and work of some of jazz music's most enduring legends, and includes stellar live performances by critically-acclaimed guest artists, rich multimedia presentations featuring historic recordings, and engaging Q&A.

GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

Koret Foundation

Get one class FREE when you purchase the entire series.

AUG 8—SEP 12 | six-class series

Roots of Salsa: Unsung Heroes

For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are scores of musicians, composers, and arrangers whose names fall between the cracks; warriors who dedicated their lives to the art, lifting the bar, lifting their communities, and leaving a treasure of memories, lessons, and documentation. Their contributions to the legacy of Afro-Caribbean culture as a living history and philosophy are as priceless as they are unrecognized. They are the unsung heroes.

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AUG 8—SEP 12 | six-class series

Roots of Salsa: Unsung Heroes

For every Celia Cruz, Mongo Santamaría, and Tito Puente, there are scores of musicians, composers, and arrangers whose names fall between the cracks; warriors who dedicated their lives to the art, lifting the bar, lifting their communities, and leaving a treasure of memories, lessons, and documentation. Their contributions to the legacy of Afro-Caribbean culture as a living history and philosophy are as priceless as they are unrecognized. They are the unsung heroes.

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OCT 17–NOV 7 | four-class series

The Music of Jobim

SFJAZZ Education shines a light on the extraordinarily timeless work of a true genius with the guidance of our most treasured experts and artists, including vocalist Claudia Villela, drummer/producer Celso Alberti, pianist Marcos Silva, guitarist Ricardo Peixoto, and many others!

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OCT 17–NOV 7 | four-class series

The Music of Jobim

SFJAZZ Education shines a light on the extraordinarily timeless work of a true genius with the guidance of our most treasured experts and artists, including vocalist Claudia Villela, drummer/producer Celso Alberti, pianist Marcos Silva, guitarist Ricardo Peixoto, and many others!

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MAR 13–APR 3 | four-class series

Brasil Feminino

The music of Brazil encompasses a broad tapestry of deep roots African folklore, sultry and sophisticated melodies, and samba-driven grooves that simultaneously soothe and inspire. At the helm of these traditions are incredible women, singer-songwriters, instrumentalists, activists, and trendsetters, many of whom are seldom acknowledged.

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MAR 13–APR 3 | four-class series

Brasil Feminino

The music of Brazil encompasses a broad tapestry of deep roots African folklore, sultry and sophisticated melodies, and samba-driven grooves that simultaneously soothe and inspire. At the helm of these traditions are incredible women, singer-songwriters, instrumentalists, activists, and trendsetters, many of whom are seldom acknowledged.

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