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
Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas

6-class series co-presented by MoAD, YBGF and SFJAZZ
Wednesdays, August 5 - September 9, 7PM-9PM
Venue: Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) · 685 Mission St., SF
John Santos, Instructor
SFJAZZ/MoAD/YBGF Members: $15/class or $75/series
Public: $20/class or $100/series

One class FREE when you purchase the entire series!
Latin jazz in its many forms and expressions will be highlighted in this overview by percussionist and bandleader John Santos, in partnership with our friends at MoAD and the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

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

Jazz Latino: Class #1

Venue: MoAD

Aug 12 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #2

Venue: MoAD

Aug 19 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #3

Venue: MoAD

Aug 26 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #4

Venue: MoAD

Sep 02 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #5

Venue: MoAD

Sep 09 7:00pm

Jazz Latino: Class #6

Venue: MoAD

The Miles Smiles Hotplate Festival pays tribute to the band members of Miles Davis' Quintet: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter and Tony Williams. On Thursday we will highlight the great quintet as a unit with Matt Clark's re-interpretation of Miles Smiles, followed by three nights of notable Bay Area musicians re-imagining a monumental recording each member of the great quintet made as a leader.

SFJAZZ World Drum Weekend

Saturday-Sunday, August 8-9
Joe Henderson Lab
Youth: $10 · Adults: $20 (per class)

SFJAZZ Education welcomes master percussionists from around the globe to celebrate the power of the drum. Expert faculty include native instructors from Venezuela, Brazil, Cuba, Perú and more! Suitable for all levels, these hands-on workshops will get everyone playing together and sharing the wealth of diverse world rhythms.

Students are encouraged to bring their own drums to class; some instruments will be provided.

SFJAZZ World Drum Weekend
Aug 08 11:00am Family Workshop:
Afro-Peruvian Rhythms
w/ Peta Robles
& Gabriela Shiroma
Aug 08 12:30pm Sacred Music of Northeastern Brazil
w/ Jorge Alabe
Aug 08 2:30pm Cuban Carnaval
w/ Jesús Diaz
Aug 09 12:00pm Rhythms of Venezuela
w/ Jacqueline Rago
Aug 09 2:00pm Brazilian Bloco Afro
w/ Alfie Macias

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