Van Morrison

Van Morrison

 

Van Morrison

Tuesday, October 18, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

 
Living Legend Series: Van Morrison  

SFJAZZ brings world-class jazz artists out of the concert hall and into the community, connecting youth and adults, students and professionals, musicians and non-musicians, with a diverse array of interactive workshops and events.

What we do:

SFJAZZ Education receives dozens of requests monthly for our programs, performers, workshops, and community collaborations. SFJAZZ Outreach programming is free of charge. We review all large partnership requests in June for the following fiscal year and require sufficient lead-time to assess our capacity to collaborate.

Please submit this form and SFJAZZ Education staff will respond to your request.

Free Summer Jazz Workshops

SFJAZZ Education presents FREE Summer Jazz Workshops for high school and advanced middle school musicians!

Our Free Summer Jazz Workshops focus on theory, musicianship, improv, audition skills, and more! These workshops take place in Oakland and San Francisco throughout the summer.

Theory, Ear-Training & Sight-Reading
    Sat 7/9, 12-4pm, Oakland School for the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland
Improvisation
    Sat 7/16, 12-4pm, Oakland School for the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland
Jazz Band Skills for Middle School Musicians
    Sat 7/30, 10am-2pm, SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab
Audition Skills
    Sat 8/13, 10am-2pm, SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

SFJAZZ-OPC Academy

SFJAZZ Education and the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music (OPC) have identified several goals related to issues of ethnic and gender equity and access to jazz education. This partnership between both SFJAZZ and OPC will serve to strengthen and sustain educational opportunities for middle and high school musicians of color in the Oakland community, and provide essential training for these students to ultimately cultivate proficiency and excellence in jazz.

Learn more by visiting opcmusic.org/PARTNERSHIPS

Contact Information

Vanessa Varela
Community Outreach Coordinator
vvarela@sfjazz.org

Terrace Martin

Terrace Martin

 

Terrace Martin

Sunday, April 10, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Terrace Martin
Bebop to Hip Hop Series: Terrace Martin  
Terrace Martin

Terrace Martin

 

Terrace Martin

Sunday, April 10, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Terrace Martin
Bebop to Hip Hop Series: Terrace Martin  

Celebrate Women's History Month at SFJAZZ

Some of jazz music's most compelling work - from the stage to the pen - has been crafted by women. SFJAZZ honors Women's History Month with performances by local legends to international rising stars, a series highlighting songs by (and about) women, and the 2nd Annual Girls Day workshop for female jazz musicians!

Associate Artistic Manager

Job Description

The Associate Artistic Manager is a vital member of the Artistic Department managing the SFJAZZ Collective and assisting the Artistic Producer with the artistic content and programming of SFJAZZ, including live presentations, video and audio recording and broadcasts.

Reports to: Artistic Producer
Department: Artistic

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 2015-16 season is more that $14 million with about half coming from ticket revenues.

Primary Responsibility: SFJAZZ Collective Management 

Creating and overseeing Collective budgets; day-to-day communication; managing and maintaining a master calendar; overseeing the booking and management of tours; coordinating with SFJAZZ marketing, publicity, development, finance and education staff; managing agreements with Collective members; planning and managing SFJAZZ residency period; managing the Collective's music library; CD project management and digital distribution; legal, publishing and rights clearances; and digital content development, management and distribution.

Secondary Responsibility:

Assisting the Artistic Producer in the year-round programming of SFJAZZ performances including the booking of shows. The Artistic Manager will contribute to the development of the digital media program including negotiating contractual rights with the artists surrounding licenses, and recording rights.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, ideally with an emphasis in business, music, or arts administration
  • 5-10 years of direct experience with one or more of the following areas: venue talent buyer, talent agent, recording, digital content distribution, music publishing, or artist management.
  • High-level jazz and music knowledge, with an interest in emerging artists.
  • Music business contacts and knowledge of industry trends.
  • Contract and budget expertise.
  • Project management; multi-tasking; problem solving abilities.
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy and thoroughness; attention to detail coupled with thoughtfulness and grace.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse array of constituents across multiple departments.
  • High level computer skills including facility with databases and spreadsheets.
  • Working Conditions:

    The work schedule varies from customary office hours to unpredictable hours, with the potential for long hours during critical periods. This job requires occasional work during evenings and weekends and some travel.

     

    Salary: Will be commensurate with professional and academic experience.

    To Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sfjazz.org. Include “Associate Artistic Manager” in the subject line. Resumes without salary requirements or sent to other email addresses may not be considered. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.


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

    Open bar and hors d'oeuvres all night—tickets start at $125!

    THE SFJAZZ BOARD OF TRUSTEES INVITE YOU TO AN EXCLUSIVE PARTY
    CELEBRATING OUR 5TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

    5!
    Unveiling Of A Milestone Season

    VERY FIRST ANNOUNCEMENTS OF
    New SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors
    Full Season 5 lineup
    New repertoire by the SFJAZZ Collective
    SFJAZZ Gala Week 2017
    New photographer + poet laureates
    Digital initiatives

    WITH MUSIC BY
    SFJAZZ Collective
    New Resident Artistic Directors
    SFJAZZ High School All-Star ensembles
    Surprise dance band

    SFJAZZ Center

    Franklin and Fell, San Francisco
    Friday, May 6, 2016 At 6PM

    RSVP by April 22
    Creative cocktail attire • Complimentary valet parking

    Reserve Tickets Now!

    September marks the start of Season 5 at the SFJAZZ Center and the SFJAZZ Board of Trustees invite you to celebrate this milestone with an exclusive party. Please join us as we reveal plans for our fifth season at the Center, illuminating flagship programs and once-in-a-lifetime experiences in the year ahead.

    5! will include premiere performances, craft cocktails and gourmet hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening. VIP Packages include an intimate seated dinner with featured artists and exclusive opportunities to play a part in Season 5. VIP packages are almost sold out!

    5!—Unveiling of a Milestone Season is a fundraiser for SFJAZZ artistic and educational programs. For more information or if you cannot attend 5!, but wish to support SFJAZZ with a fully tax deductible gift, please contact Esther Flaharty at eflaharty@sfjazz.org or 415-283-0364.

    SFJAZZ brings world-class jazz artists out of the concert hall and into the community, connecting youth and adults, students and professionals, musicians and non-musicians, with a diverse array of interactive workshops and events.

    Support SFJAZZ Music Education ProgramsWhat we do:

    SFJAZZ Education receives dozens of requests monthly for our programs, performers, workshops, and community collaborations. SFJAZZ Outreach programming is free of charge. We review all large partnership requests in June for the following fiscal year and require sufficient lead-time to assess our capacity to collaborate.

    Please submit this form and SFJAZZ Education staff will respond to your request.

    Free Summer Jazz Workshops

    SFJAZZ Education presents FREE Summer Jazz Workshops for high school and advanced middle school musicians!

    Our Free Summer Jazz Workshops focus on theory, musicianship, improv, audition skills, and more! These workshops take place in Oakland and San Francisco throughout the summer.

    Theory, Ear-Training & Sight-Reading
      Sat 7/9, 12-4pm, Oakland School for the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland
    Improvisation
      Sat 7/16, 12-4pm, Oakland School for the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland
    Jazz Band Skills for Middle School Musicians
      Sat 7/30, 10am-2pm, SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab
    Audition Skills
      Sat 8/13, 10am-2pm, SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

    SFJAZZ-OPC Academy

    SFJAZZ Education and the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music (OPC) have identified several goals related to issues of ethnic and gender equity and access to jazz education. This partnership between both SFJAZZ and OPC will serve to strengthen and sustain educational opportunities for middle and high school musicians of color in the Oakland community, and provide essential training for these students to ultimately cultivate proficiency and excellence in jazz.

    Learn more by visiting opcmusic.org/PARTNERSHIPS

    Contact Information

    Vanessa Varela
    Community Outreach Coordinator
    vvarela@sfjazz.org

    Summer Sessions Date View - Member Events

    Summer Sessions 2016

    July 2016
    Jul 15 7:30pm
    Blues People

    Kim Nalley

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 23 7:00pm 9:30pm
    Bullets and Chocolate

    Lila Downs

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 23 7:00pm 8:30pm
    Eterno Retorno

    Diana Gameros

    Joe Henderson Lab

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 28 7:30pm
    Zydeco Kings

    Buckwheat Zydeco & C.J. Chenier

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 30 7:30pm
    Voodoo Funk

    Dr. John
    —Members-only show

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    August 2016
    Aug 04 7:30pm
    Ground Up

    Snarky Puppy

    Miner Auditorium

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    Aug 11 7:30pm
    Cuban Piano Genius

    Gonzalo Rubalcaba, solo
    (w/ guest Pedrito Martinez)
    —Members-only show

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Aug 18 7:30pm
    Tales of the Tapes

    The Jazz Loft
    film Screening
    + Jason Moran
    solo performance

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets

    Festival Date View - Member Events

      34th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

    June 2016
    Jun 08 7:30pm
    Middle Eastern Soul

    Yemen Blues

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 08 8:00pm 9:30pm
    Boogie & Blues

    Davina & the Vagabonds

    Joe Henderson Lab

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 12 4:00pm
    Young Piano Sensation

    Joey Alexander Trio
    —Members-only show

    Herbst Theatre

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 14 7:30pm
    South African Stars

    Freshlyground
    — SHOW CANCELLED

    Miner Auditorium

    Jun 16 7:30pm
    Norwegian Piano Giant

    Tord Gustavsen

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 17 7:30pm
    Landmarks

    Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    July 2016
    Jul 15 7:30pm
    Blues People

    Kim Nalley

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 23 7:00pm 9:30pm
    Bullets and Chocolate

    Lila Downs

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 23 7:00pm 8:30pm
    Eterno Retorno

    Diana Gameros

    Joe Henderson Lab

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 28 7:30pm
    Zydeco Kings

    Buckwheat Zydeco & C.J. Chenier

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jul 30 7:30pm
    Voodoo Funk

    Dr. John
    —Members-only show

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    August 2016
    Aug 04 7:30pm
    Ground Up

    Snarky Puppy

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Aug 11 7:30pm
    Cuban Piano Genius

    Gonzalo Rubalcaba, solo
    (w/ guest Pedrito Martinez)
    —Members-only show

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Aug 18 7:30pm
    Tales of the Tapes

    The Jazz Loft
    film Screening
    + Jason Moran
    solo performance

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets

    Clone of Festival Date View

      34th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

    June 2016
    Jun 08 7:30pm
    Middle Eastern Soul

    Yemen Blues

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 08 8:00pm 9:30pm
    Boogie & Blues

    Davina & the Vagabonds

    Joe Henderson Lab

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 12 4:00pm
    Young Piano Sensation

    Joey Alexander Trio
    —Members-only show

    Herbst Theatre

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 14 7:30pm
    South African Stars

    Freshlyground
    — SHOW CANCELLED

    Miner Auditorium

    Jun 16 7:30pm
    Norwegian Piano Giant

    Tord Gustavsen

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets
    Jun 17 7:30pm
    Landmarks

    Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

    Miner Auditorium

    Buy Tickets