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Soweto Kinch
September 18, 2021

Feeding the Soul: The 2021-22 SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors

To celebrate this week's opening of the 2021-22 Season, here's SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin's article on the incoming SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors, as printed in the 2021-22 Season catalog.

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Kris Bowers
September 15, 2021

Kris Bowers: Launching a New Visual Experience

Next week’s opening of the 2021-22 Season is a historic moment, as we welcome the public back to SFJAZZ for live concerts, and formally debut our amazing new immersive media system. SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin speaks to opening night artist Kris Bowers and explains how his concert showcasing his work as a soundtrack composer is the perfect way to inaugurate this new visual experience.

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Soweto Kinch
September 18, 2021

Feeding the Soul: The 2021-22 SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors

To celebrate this week's opening of the 2021-22 Season, here's SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin's article on the incoming SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors, as printed in the 2021-22 Season catalog.

Read
Kris Bowers
September 15, 2021

Kris Bowers: Launching a New Visual Experience

Next week’s opening of the 2021-22 Season is a historic moment, as we welcome the public back to SFJAZZ for live concerts, and formally debut our amazing new immersive media system. SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin speaks to opening night artist Kris Bowers and explains how his concert showcasing his work as a soundtrack composer is the perfect way to inaugurate this new visual experience.

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Kat Edmonson
September 7, 2021

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT KAT EDMONSON

We can’t wait for our 2021–22 Season to kick off on September 23. The artist whose performances will mark the resumption of live public concerts in the Joe Henderson Lab is the phenomenal vocalist Kat Edmonson. Here are five things you should know about her before joining us for this historic first week back at SFJAZZ.

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August 30, 2021

SFJAZZ ON BBC RADIO 3: A Q&A WITH JULIAN JOSEPH

We are so excited about our new transatlantic partnership with BBC Radio 3 and their fantastic jazz program "J to Z," on which you can hear live performances recorded at the SFJAZZ Center. We spoke to co-host, musician, and educator Julian Joseph about the show and his background.

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Kat Edmonson
September 7, 2021

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT KAT EDMONSON

We can’t wait for our 2021–22 Season to kick off on September 23. The artist whose performances will mark the resumption of live public concerts in the Joe Henderson Lab is the phenomenal vocalist Kat Edmonson. Here are five things you should know about her before joining us for this historic first week back at SFJAZZ.

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August 30, 2021

SFJAZZ ON BBC RADIO 3: A Q&A WITH JULIAN JOSEPH

We are so excited about our new transatlantic partnership with BBC Radio 3 and their fantastic jazz program "J to Z," on which you can hear live performances recorded at the SFJAZZ Center. We spoke to co-host, musician, and educator Julian Joseph about the show and his background.

Read
Kris Bowers
August 31, 2021

5 Things You Should Know About Kris Bowers

Our opening night artist in Miner Auditorium is one of the finest young pianists and composers in jazz, though his creative reach extends beyond the bandstand to his second career as a film and television composer. Here are five things you should know about the multi-talented artist before joining us for his historic opening night performance.

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August 10, 2021

NEW RELEASE: SFJAZZ HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STARS 2020-2021 ALBUM

Announcing the brand new recording from the award-winning SFJAZZ High School All-Stars! Read about the way the music was recorded for this project, and take a closer look at several of the standout tracks.

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Kris Bowers
August 31, 2021

5 Things You Should Know About Kris Bowers

Our opening night artist in Miner Auditorium is one of the finest young pianists and composers in jazz, though his creative reach extends beyond the bandstand to his second career as a film and television composer. Here are five things you should know about the multi-talented artist before joining us for his historic opening night performance.

Read
August 10, 2021

NEW RELEASE: SFJAZZ HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STARS 2020-2021 ALBUM

Announcing the brand new recording from the award-winning SFJAZZ High School All-Stars! Read about the way the music was recorded for this project, and take a closer look at several of the standout tracks.

Read
August 8, 2021

SFJAZZ Collective: Reflecting the Moment

SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin speaks to the newest members of the SFJAZZ Collective about the band's 2021-22 Season focus on music that responds to this most tumultuous time in American history, ahead of their performances in October.

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Chuck Stewart
June 18, 2021

Soul & Essence: The Jazz Photography of Chuck Stewart

SFJAZZ announces the unveiling of a new public photography installation on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from legendary photographer Chuck Stewart. Journalist and critic Marcus Crowder tells the story behind the iconic photographer and this new installation.

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August 8, 2021

SFJAZZ Collective: Reflecting the Moment

SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin speaks to the newest members of the SFJAZZ Collective about the band's 2021-22 Season focus on music that responds to this most tumultuous time in American history, ahead of their performances in October.

Read
Chuck Stewart
June 18, 2021

Soul & Essence: The Jazz Photography of Chuck Stewart

SFJAZZ announces the unveiling of a new public photography installation on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from legendary photographer Chuck Stewart. Journalist and critic Marcus Crowder tells the story behind the iconic photographer and this new installation.

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May 4, 2021

Launching Family Matinee Broadcasts

SFJAZZ Director of Education Rebeca Mauleón introduces SFJAZZ's Family Matinee Rebroadcast program, premiering this Sunday at 11am (PT) on sfjazz.org.

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April 13, 2021

Remembering Sonny Simmons (1933–2021)

We were saddened to hear that the great, undersung saxophonist Sonny Simmons passed April 6 at age 87. Simmons had been a major voice in jazz’s avant-garde before moving to San Francisco and largely abandoning music, struggling with homelessness and substance abuse. SFJAZZ's Randall Kline had a memorable encounter with him during this period, related in this story.

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May 4, 2021

Launching Family Matinee Broadcasts

SFJAZZ Director of Education Rebeca Mauleón introduces SFJAZZ's Family Matinee Rebroadcast program, premiering this Sunday at 11am (PT) on sfjazz.org.

Read
April 13, 2021

Remembering Sonny Simmons (1933–2021)

We were saddened to hear that the great, undersung saxophonist Sonny Simmons passed April 6 at age 87. Simmons had been a major voice in jazz’s avant-garde before moving to San Francisco and largely abandoning music, struggling with homelessness and substance abuse. SFJAZZ's Randall Kline had a memorable encounter with him during this period, related in this story.

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