Member Discount/Members-Only

  Member Discount/Members-Only

Joe Henderson Lab
Jun 10 7:00pm8:30pm 7208
Virtuoso Guitar Duo

Julian Lage
& Chris Eldridge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 20 7:30pm9:00pm10:30pm 7315
Hammond B3 Summit

Wil Blades Trio
w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith

Joe Henderson Lab

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Summer Education Programs

  Summer Education Programs

Summer Digital Lab Bootcamps
Jul 13 1:00pm

Digital Lab:
Fundamentals of Music
Theory & Composition

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Jul 20 1:00pm

Digital Lab:
Intro to the Recording
Studio & Audio Production

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Aug 03 1:00pm

Digital Lab:
Recording, Mixing & Mastering
w/ ProTools & Ableton Live

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Summer 2015 · Jazz Appreciation
Jul 15 7:00pm

The Music of Paco De Lucia
w/ Caminos Flamencos

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 29 7:00pm

Big Band Jazz
in the Modern Era
w/ Gordon Goodwin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 05 7:00pm

Rhythms and Melodies
of Brazil w/ Claudia Villela

Joe Henderson Lab

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Lecture Series at MoAD: Jazz Latino with John Santos
Aug 05 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #1

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Aug 12 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #2

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Aug 19 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #3

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Aug 26 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #4

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Sep 02 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #5

Museum of the African Diaspora

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Sep 09 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #6

Museum of the African Diaspora

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SFJAZZ World Drum Weekend
Aug 08 11:00am
Family Workshop:
Afro-Peruvian Rhythms
w/ Peta Robles
& Gabriela Shiroma

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 08 12:30pm
Sacred Music of Northeastern Brazil
w/ Jorge Alabe

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 08 2:30pm
Cuban Carnaval
w/ Jesús Diaz

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 09 12:00pm
Rhythms of Venezuela
w/ Jacqueline Rago

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 09 2:00pm
Brazilian Bloco Afro
w/ Alfie Macias

Joe Henderson Lab

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Events & Weekly Themes

  SFJAZZ Summer Sessions 2015

Great Americas Songbook I: The Great American Songbook
This week focuses on the breadth of American popular song, from the New Orleans tradition of Louis Armstrong and the iconic vocalists to the social consciousness of Bob Dylan.
Jul 16 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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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Great Americas Songbook II: Mexico
The rich musical traditions of Mexico are highlighted, expressed from the unique perspectives of both Native Mexican artists and Mexican-American musicians.
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 7:00pm9:30pm
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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Great Americas Songbook III: Big Bands
Four of the finest large ensembles in jazz gather to celebrate the enduring vitality and flexibility of the Big Band format.
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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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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Great Americas Songbook IV: Central, South America + Caribbean
Music from Central and South America, with artists representing Brazil, Venezuela, Honduras, Uruguay, Puerto Rico and Peru.
Aug 06 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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 7:00pm8:30pm
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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Sounds of Africa
Artists that encompass the diversity of Mali's musical scene and a Bay Area-based Ethiopian singer/ songwriter highlight this week.
Aug 13 7:30pm
Malian Master Musicians

Bassekou Kouyaté
& Ngoni Ba

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 14 7:30pm
Ethiopian/American Songwriter

Meklit

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 15 7:00pm9:30pm
Desert Blues

Tinariwen

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 16 7:30pm
African Guitar Legacy

Vieux Farka Toure

Miner Auditorium

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Get Outta Your Seat! - Week I
Open dancefloor — limited seating
Aug 13 8:30pm10:00pm
Future Brass

Brass Magic

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 14 8:30pm10:00pm
Hip Hop + Jazz

Joomanji

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 15 8:30pm10:00pm
Soul Power

Con Brio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 16 8:30pm10:00pm
Bay Area Forró

Dona Francisca

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ at Davies Symphony Hall
Three very special concerts at Davies Symphony Hall that you don't want to miss!
Aug 14 8:00pm
Cuban Music Legends

Los Van Van

Davies Symphony Hall

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Aug 15 8:00pm
Blues Giant

Buddy Guy

Davies Symphony Hall

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Aug 16 8:00pm
Ukulele Virtuoso

Jake Shimabukuro

Davies Symphony Hall

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Film + Music
A selection of great films, from the 2015 Best Picture Oscar winner to 1920s silent classics, is presented for this inaugural SFJAZZ Film Week, each with an accompanying live component.
Aug 20 7:30pm
Tribute to a Legend

Gene Kelly: The Legacy
feat. Patricia Ward Kelly

Miner Auditorium

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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 22 7:00pm9:30pm
2015 Best Picture Oscar Winner

Birdman
Film + Live Drum Score
by Antonio Sánchez

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 23 3:00pm5:30pm
1920s Silent Film Classics

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

Miner Auditorium

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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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Get Outta Your Seat! - Week II
Open dancefloor — limited seating
Aug 20 8:30pm10:00pm
Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 21 8:30pm10:00pm
Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Aug 22 8:30pm10:00pm
Piano Lounge

Ethan Iverson

Joe Henderson Lab

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Antonio Sanchez & Migration
GRAMMY-winning drummer/composer and his quartet perform new music from their 55-minute continuous composition 'The Meridian Suite'.
Aug 23 7:00pm8:30pm
The Meridian Suite

Antonio Sánchez
& Migration

Joe Henderson Lab

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Event Listing By Venue

  33rd Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

Proxy: Corner of Hayes St. & Fell St. in Hayes Valley
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

FREE EVENT!
Main Stage SFJAZZ Center
Jun 10 7:30pm
GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 11 7:30pm
GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 12 7:30pm
GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 13 7:30pm
GRAMMY-Winning Grooves

Snarky Puppy

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 14 7:30pm
Strong As Glass

Goapele

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 15 7:30pm
I Am Shelby Lynne

Shelby Lynne

Miner Auditorium

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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 7:00pm9:30pm
Modern Guitar Giant

John Scofield Quartet
w/ John Medeski

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 18 7:30pm
Cross-Cultural Soul

Ester Rada

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 19 7:00pm9:30pm
'Covered' Record Release

Robert Glasper Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 20 7:00pm9:30pm
'Covered' Record Release

Robert Glasper Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Jun 21 7:30pm10:00pm
Cuban Percussion Master

Pedrito Martinez

Miner Auditorium

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Joe Henderson Lab
Jun 10 7:00pm8:30pm
Virtuoso Guitar Duo

Julian Lage
& Chris Eldridge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 11 7:00pm8:30pm
Virtuoso Guitar Duo

Julian Lage
& Chris Eldridge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 12 7:00pm8:30pm
The Music of Hoagy Carmichael

Tiffany Austin
CD Release Party!

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 13 7:00pm8:30pm
Rhythm and Roots

Quinn Deveaux

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 14 7:00pm8:30pm
Jun 14: Jonathan Poretz

Jonathan Poretz

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 15 7:00pm8:30pm
The Music of Lester Young

Smith Dobson V
& Prez Kids

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 16 7:00pm8:30pm
Boogie & Blues

Davina
& The Vagabonds

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 17 7:30pm9:00pm
Spanish Bass Virtuoso

Giulia Valle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 18 7:00pm8:30pm
Spanish Bass Virtuoso

Giulia Valle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 19 7:30pm9:00pm
South African Stars

Freshlyground

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 20 7:30pm9:00pm10:30pm
Hammond B3 Summit

Wil Blades Trio
w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jun 21 7:00pm8:30pm
Hammond B3 Summit

Wil Blades Trio
w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith

Joe Henderson Lab

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Davies Symphony Hall
Jun 21 8:00pm
Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
& Michel Camilo

Davies Symphony Hall

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Festival Date View

  33rd Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

June 2015
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

FREE EVENT!
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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Box Office Customer Service Assistant

Job Description

Under the direction of the Box Office Manager, the Box Office Customer Service Assistant is responsible for acting as a customer service representative and retail and ticket sales assistant at the SFJAZZ Box Office and Store. The ideal candidate for this position is a friendly customer service-oriented individual available for full time work with a variable schedule who is proficient at multi-tasking and is reliable, punctual and maintains a professional appearance.

Reports to: Box Office Manager
Department: Box Office

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 33-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 & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as customer service representative for SFJAZZ at our box office and retail store at the SFJAZZ Center.
  • Sell SFJAZZ event tickets, merchandise, and memberships using Tessitura ticketing software.
  • Communicate with SFJAZZ patrons and members via phone, email, and in person.
  • Reconcile cash, credit card and check revenue, and tickets issued at the end of each shift.
  • Maintain the appearance of the SFJAZZ retail store and restock merchandise as needed.
  • Provide ticketing and customer service support at SFJAZZ concerts and events.
  • Assist with special administrative and research projects as assigned.

Minimum Skills & Qualifications:

  • One year box office and customer service experience required.
  • Tessitura or other ticketing software experience, and work with arts organizations, is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated success in using a donor database; Tessitura experience a plus.
  • Willingness and availability to work long and irregular hours during peak periods. Evening and weekend availability required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Gmail preferred.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org. All applications must be accompanied by a proper cover letter to be considered. 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.

Digital Lab: Recording, Mixing & Mastering w/ ProTools & Ableton Live

 

Digital Lab Bootcamp
Recording, Mixing & Mastering
w/ ProTools and Ableton Live

Mon-Fri, Aug 3 - Aug 7 · 1-5pm

Monday, August 3, 1:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

Digital Lab Bootcamp

Digital Lab: Intro to the Recording Studio & Audio Production

 

Digital Lab Bootcamp
Intro to the Recording Studio
& Audio Production

Mon-Fri, Jul 20 - Jul 24 · 1-5pm

Monday, July 20, 1:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

Intro to the Recording Studio and Audio Production

Digital Lab: Fundamentals of Music Theory and Composition

 

Digital Lab Bootcamp
Fundamentals of Music Theory
& Composition

Mon-Fri, Jul 13 - Jul 17 · 1-5pm

Monday, July 13, 1:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

Music Theory and Composition
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