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Benny Goodman In 5 Songs
May 18, 2018

Benny Goodman In 5 Songs

With a special only-with-SFJAZZ tribute to clarinet legend and big band icon Benny Goodman at Herbst Theatre on June 10, featuring Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band plus clarinetists Anat Cohen and Eddie Daniels, we trace Goodman's important musical legacy in five must-hear recordings.

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Get To Know Composer Michael Blasky
May 18, 2018

Get To Know Composer Michael Blasky

An interview with High School All-Stars alum and composer Michael Blasky, winner of this year's Hut Foundation Alumni Commission Award presented by SFJAZZ.

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Benny Goodman In 5 Songs
May 18, 2018

Benny Goodman In 5 Songs

With a special only-with-SFJAZZ tribute to clarinet legend and big band icon Benny Goodman at Herbst Theatre on June 10, featuring Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band plus clarinetists Anat Cohen and Eddie Daniels, we trace Goodman's important musical legacy in five must-hear recordings.

Listen
Get To Know Composer Michael Blasky
May 18, 2018

Get To Know Composer Michael Blasky

An interview with High School All-Stars alum and composer Michael Blasky, winner of this year's Hut Foundation Alumni Commission Award presented by SFJAZZ.

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"I've changed music five or six times": Miles Davis Playlist
May 16, 2018

"I've changed music five or six times": Miles Davis Playlist

A carefully curated a playlist that chronicles the evolution of Miles Davis' music and artistry through five decades – the full spectrum of changes he made to music!

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Ahmad Jamal In 5 Songs
April 24, 2018

Ahmad Jamal In 5 Songs

In recognition of Ahmad Jamal's lifetime of music, we look back at five recordings that define his sound and impact on jazz, before the 87-year-old jazz legend performs at the 36th Annual San FranciscoJazz Festival on June 6, after a three-year break.

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"I've changed music five or six times": Miles Davis Playlist
May 16, 2018

"I've changed music five or six times": Miles Davis Playlist

A carefully curated a playlist that chronicles the evolution of Miles Davis' music and artistry through five decades – the full spectrum of changes he made to music!

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Ahmad Jamal In 5 Songs
April 24, 2018

Ahmad Jamal In 5 Songs

In recognition of Ahmad Jamal's lifetime of music, we look back at five recordings that define his sound and impact on jazz, before the 87-year-old jazz legend performs at the 36th Annual San FranciscoJazz Festival on June 6, after a three-year break.

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A Look Back At Bitches Brew
May 15, 2018

A Look Back At Bitches Brew

With both Miles Electric (feat. trumpeter Christian Scott) and Miles From India carrying on the electric "directions in music by Miles Davis" at SFJAZZ in the Miles Davis Festival on May 24-27, we take a look back at Miles' landmark album, Bitches Brew.

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New Faces Of The San Francisco Jazz Festival
May 3, 2018

New Faces Of The San Francisco Jazz Festival

The San Francisco Jazz Festival has always brought new blood to San Francisco, and this year's no exception. Here's a look at 8 young artists debuting at SFJAZZ as a leader in the 36th Annual Festival, running June 5-17.

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A Look Back At Bitches Brew
May 15, 2018

A Look Back At Bitches Brew

With both Miles Electric (feat. trumpeter Christian Scott) and Miles From India carrying on the electric "directions in music by Miles Davis" at SFJAZZ in the Miles Davis Festival on May 24-27, we take a look back at Miles' landmark album, Bitches Brew.

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New Faces Of The San Francisco Jazz Festival
May 3, 2018

New Faces Of The San Francisco Jazz Festival

The San Francisco Jazz Festival has always brought new blood to San Francisco, and this year's no exception. Here's a look at 8 young artists debuting at SFJAZZ as a leader in the 36th Annual Festival, running June 5-17.

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Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School

October 19, 2017

Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School
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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album

October 4, 2017

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album
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Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School

October 19, 2017

Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School
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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album

October 4, 2017

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album
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Sun Ra

July 27, 2017

We Travel the Space Ways: Afrofuturism in Music
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Kid Koala

July 26, 2017

Playlist: Jazztronic
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Sun Ra

July 27, 2017

We Travel the Space Ways: Afrofuturism in Music
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Kid Koala

July 26, 2017

Playlist: Jazztronic
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Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School

October 19, 2017

Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School
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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album

October 4, 2017

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album
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Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School

October 19, 2017

Jazz Moves Into Every San Francisco & Oakland Middle School
Read
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album

October 4, 2017

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Release 2017 Double Album
Listen
Sun Ra

July 27, 2017

We Travel the Space Ways: Afrofuturism in Music
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Kid Koala

July 26, 2017

Playlist: Jazztronic
Listen
Sun Ra

July 27, 2017

We Travel the Space Ways: Afrofuturism in Music
Read
Kid Koala

July 26, 2017

Playlist: Jazztronic
Listen