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32nd Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

SFJAZZ Collective Wins Outstanding Jazz Album
at 45th Annual NAACP Images Awards

The SFJAZZ Collective’s Album, Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder won Outstanding Jazz Album at 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards.

The 45th NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier multi-cultural awards show. The event celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors.

> View NAACP Image Awards Nominees & Winners
> View SFJAZZ Collective 2014 Spring Tour Dates

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SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Honoring Herbie Hancock

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 Town Hall.

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.

Gala Reservation Form

Any contact information that you provide through this form will only be used for purposes of communicating about the SFJAZZ Gala 2014.

Levels

  Legend $100,000 for 10 premiere seats
Premiere seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception incl. personal bottle of craft bourbon - VIP Reserved Access to DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Legend recognition on event materials - Poster signed by Sandow Birk + musicians - Opportunity to sponsor a segment of the evening.

  Hero I $50,000 for 10 premium seats
— OR —
  Hero II $20,000 for 4 premium seats
Premium seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception incl. personal bottle of craft bourbon (bottle for Hero I package only) - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Hero recognition on event materials - Poster signed by Sandow Birk - Opportunity to sponsor a segment of the evening (Hero I package only).

 Giant $25,000 for 8 preferred seats
Preferred seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Giant recognition on event materials.

  Master I $10,000 for 4 preferred seats
— OR —
  Master II $5,000 for 2 preferred seats
Preferred seating at the SFJAZZ Gala 2014 Concert - Valet Parking/Red Carpet Arrivals - VIP Cocktail Reception - DessertJam performance with special musical guests - AfterJam concert featuring Charles Bradley - Master recognition on event materials.

  We cannot attend this year but would like to contribute to SFJAZZ artistic and education programs with a gift of: (fully tax-deductible).

Name:

Email:

Phone Number:

Address:

Name listing for printed materials:

We will follow up with you regarding payment details.

For more information, contact Barrett Shaver at (415) 283-0325 or bshaver@sfjazz.org. 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.


SFJAZZ thanks the following for their generous
support of the SFJAZZ Gala 2014

Staff Accountant

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is responsible for timely month-end close including variance reports and management reports. This is a hands-on position requiring independent thinking, organizational and communication skills, and a clear understanding of and experience in QuickBooks.

The SFJAZZ Center opened in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley in January 2013. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to join an exciting non-profit.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely month-end close including preparation of financial statements with comparisons and analysis of prior periods and budgets.
  • Reviews monthly reconciliation of pledges and accounts receivables including the calculations for discounts and allowances.
  • Perform first level review of AP including payment processing, AP Aging review, vendor maintenance, ongoing vendor support, invoice coding and inquiries.
  • Review cash flow forecasting and monthly cash flow management.
  • Ensure adequacy of supporting documentation, appropriate project cost allocations, account codes, and temporarily restricted and endowment reporting.
  • Review various local tax returns and annual 1099 supporting documents, forms and filing reporting.
  • Responsible for monthly actual to budget reports by departments, reforecasting of annual budget, and assisting in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual audit preparation, including reconciliations and schedules.
  • Assist Director of Finance with financial reports, special projects and administrative reports.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5+ years accounting/finance experience required (Consolidation experience a Plus).
  • Non-profit accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Prefer experience in the performing arts industry and/or commercial property management.
  • Highly detail oriented; ability to meet deadlines and effective problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced MS Excel and budgeting skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks.

Working Conditions:

The work schedule is usually customary office hours to unpredictable hours during critical periods (especially in preparing for the annual audit.)

To Apply

Please send your resume in .doc or .pdf format, along with a cover letter explaining your interest in SFJAZZ, and salary history to:

jobs@sfjazz.org with Staff Accountant in the Subject line. Resumes without all the requested information or sent to other email addresses may not be considered. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. NO phone calls please.

Salary

Will be based upon professional and academic experience.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to a diverse and harmonious workplace.

We extend our thanks and appreciation to all applicants for their expressed interest in working at SFJAZZ and will contact those selected for an interview.