The SFJAZZ Gala 2014 will honor the artistic genius of Herbie Hancock with the
SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award. Please join us in this fundraiser for SFJAZZ
artistic and educational programs, celebrating a living legend of modern music.
5:30PM – Red Carpet Arrivals & Reception featuring craft cocktails and passed
cuisine from Charles Phan, 1300 Fillmore, Alta CA, Boxing Room, California Caviar, Foreign
Cinema, Hayes Street Grill, Hog Island Oysters, Jardiniere, Nojo, Rich Table, and
7:30PM – Concert & Presentations, with Master of Ceremonies Robert Townsend
and featuring performances by Herbie Hancock, the SFJAZZ Collective, Paula West,
the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars, and special guests.
9:30PM – Dessert with DessertJam Performance by Charlie Musselwhite, Booker
T., and special guests in Joe Henderson Lab. Desserts provided by 20th Century Cafe,
Christopher Elbow, Smitten Ice Cream, Miette, and the Slanted Door.
10:30PM – AfterJam Concert featuring Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires in
Robert N. Miner Auditorium, followed by DJ Pat Les Stache.
Attendees of our annual SFJAZZ Gala have included Bill Cosby, Dave Chappelle, Robert Redford, Chris Tucker, Tom Waits, Les Claypool, Charlie Musselwhite, Terrence Howard, Clint Eastwood, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, The Honorable Willie Brown, Danny Glover, Shailene Woodley, Delroy Lindo, Lou Gossett Jr., Khandi Alexander, Peter Coyote, Amy Tan, Michael Chabon, Ronnie Lott, Vida Blue, Jed York, and other leaders in the worlds of business, politics, art and jazz.
Herbie Hancock is one of the great innovators and icons of modern music. A 14-time
Grammy Winner, UNESCO Good Will Ambassador and a recipient of the 2013 Kennedy
Center Honors, Hancock has blazed a trail for contemporary culture at every turn in
his career. From his tenure with Miles Davis to creating standards like “Canteloupe
Island,” innovative albums like Head Hunters and the chart-topping “Rockit” – the
first Billboard hit to use turntable scratching – Hancock is a true musical legend.
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For more information, contact Barrett Shaver at (415) 283-0325 or email@example.com. SFJAZZ is a 501(c)(3) organization. Federal tax ID# is 94-2663216. All but $400 of each SFJAZZ Gala 2014 ticket is tax-deductible as allowed by law. IRS regulations prevent SFJAZZ from accepting payments from donor advised funds and family foundations. All contributions go to support the artistic and educational programs of SFJAZZ.