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April 7, 2021

2021 NEA Jazz Masters: A Q&A with Miguel Zenón

In the second in a series of Q&A posts, SFJAZZ Staff Writer Richard Scheinin speaks to saxophonist Miguel Zenón, Music Director of the NEA Jazz Masters Online Tribute Concert.

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Terri Lyne Carrington
March 31, 2021

2021 NEA Jazz Masters: A Q&A with Terri Lyne Carrington

In the first in a series of Q&A posts, SFJAZZ Staff Writer Richard Scheinin speaks to Terri Lyne Carrington, acclaimed drummer and 2021 NEA Jazz Master.

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April 7, 2021

2021 NEA Jazz Masters: A Q&A with Miguel Zenón

In the second in a series of Q&A posts, SFJAZZ Staff Writer Richard Scheinin speaks to saxophonist Miguel Zenón, Music Director of the NEA Jazz Masters Online Tribute Concert.

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Terri Lyne Carrington
March 31, 2021

2021 NEA Jazz Masters: A Q&A with Terri Lyne Carrington

In the first in a series of Q&A posts, SFJAZZ Staff Writer Richard Scheinin speaks to Terri Lyne Carrington, acclaimed drummer and 2021 NEA Jazz Master.

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Marcus Miller
March 29, 2021

5 Things You Should Know About Marcus Miller

This week’s Fridays at Five streaming concert from June 2018 features bass virtuoso and composer Marcus Miller and his supercharged band. Here are five things you should know to get you ready for the show.

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March 19, 2021

10 Rising Women Instrumentalists You Should Know

Some of our most popular blog posts have been our multiple Rising Female Instrumentalists lists posted in recognition of Women’s History Month over the last few years. This year features a global group including some Bay Area representation and rising masters working in New York and London.

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Marcus Miller
March 29, 2021

5 Things You Should Know About Marcus Miller

This week’s Fridays at Five streaming concert from June 2018 features bass virtuoso and composer Marcus Miller and his supercharged band. Here are five things you should know to get you ready for the show.

Read
March 19, 2021

10 Rising Women Instrumentalists You Should Know

Some of our most popular blog posts have been our multiple Rising Female Instrumentalists lists posted in recognition of Women’s History Month over the last few years. This year features a global group including some Bay Area representation and rising masters working in New York and London.

Read
March 17, 2021

Cindy Blackman Santana Talks About Tony Williams

In advance of the January 2017 Tony Williams all-star tribute performance by Cindy Blackman Santana, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to Blackman Santana about Williams and his influence.

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February 25, 2021

Words Matter: The 50/50 Fund

You may have noticed that what used to be called the Tip Jar is now the 50/50 Fund on our Fridays at Five concerts. Here’s why…

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March 17, 2021

Cindy Blackman Santana Talks About Tony Williams

In advance of the January 2017 Tony Williams all-star tribute performance by Cindy Blackman Santana, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to Blackman Santana about Williams and his influence.

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February 25, 2021

Words Matter: The 50/50 Fund

You may have noticed that what used to be called the Tip Jar is now the 50/50 Fund on our Fridays at Five concerts. Here’s why…

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February 24, 2021

Playlist: Pioneering Black Women in Jazz

For this curated Black History Month playlist we highlight the pioneering Black women in jazz history, including music from Alice Coltrane, Shirley Scott, Abbey Lincoln, Mary Lou Williams, Dorothy Ashby, Nina Simone, Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, and many more!

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February 18, 2021

SFJAZZ Board Chair Denise Young Smith on Black History Month

A message from SFJAZZ Board Chair Denise Young on Black History Month, and the importance of celebrating Black history every single day of the year. Also includes details of our upcoming Jazz and Race panel discussion.

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February 24, 2021

Playlist: Pioneering Black Women in Jazz

For this curated Black History Month playlist we highlight the pioneering Black women in jazz history, including music from Alice Coltrane, Shirley Scott, Abbey Lincoln, Mary Lou Williams, Dorothy Ashby, Nina Simone, Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, and many more!

Listen
February 18, 2021

SFJAZZ Board Chair Denise Young Smith on Black History Month

A message from SFJAZZ Board Chair Denise Young on Black History Month, and the importance of celebrating Black history every single day of the year. Also includes details of our upcoming Jazz and Race panel discussion.

Watch
Angela Davis
February 17, 2021

"Jazz & Social Justice": A Playlist by Angela Davis

On April 18, 2018, author, educator, activist, and Civil Rights icon Angela Davis sat down with SFJAZZ Founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline for a Listening Party on "Jazz & Social Justice." Here are the tracks Davis shared, plus a couple of extras they didn't get to.

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February 12, 2021

Remembering Chick Corea (1941–2021)

Along with the rest of the jazz world, we are devastated to hear that pianist, composer, and 2006 NEA Jazz Master Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea passed of cancer on Tuesday, February 9 at the age of 79.

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Angela Davis
February 17, 2021

"Jazz & Social Justice": A Playlist by Angela Davis

On April 18, 2018, author, educator, activist, and Civil Rights icon Angela Davis sat down with SFJAZZ Founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline for a Listening Party on "Jazz & Social Justice." Here are the tracks Davis shared, plus a couple of extras they didn't get to.

Listen
February 12, 2021

Remembering Chick Corea (1941–2021)

Along with the rest of the jazz world, we are devastated to hear that pianist, composer, and 2006 NEA Jazz Master Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea passed of cancer on Tuesday, February 9 at the age of 79.

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January 13, 2021

Artists We Lost in 2020: In Memoriam

With an extraordinarily difficult 2020 now behind us, we stop to remember the many jazz and related musicians we lost during the year, many from COVID-19.

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Nubya Garcia
December 29, 2020

PLAYLIST: 2020 Staff Picks

What's been on constant rotation at the SFJAZZ virtual offices? Here's the Top 30 of 2020 from SFJAZZ's Staff!

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January 13, 2021

Artists We Lost in 2020: In Memoriam

With an extraordinarily difficult 2020 now behind us, we stop to remember the many jazz and related musicians we lost during the year, many from COVID-19.

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Nubya Garcia
December 29, 2020

PLAYLIST: 2020 Staff Picks

What's been on constant rotation at the SFJAZZ virtual offices? Here's the Top 30 of 2020 from SFJAZZ's Staff!

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Jake Drake
September 14, 2020

Fridays at Five: A Look Behind the Scenes

Over the past four months, staff writer Richard Scheinin has spoken to many of the artists whose performances have streamed on the Fridays at Five concert series. Now he goes behind the scenes to talk to the technical wizards who make the online concert series possible.

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Bill Frisell and Joe Lovano
June 5, 2020

FRIDAYS AT FIVE: LAUNCHING A DIGITAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE

SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin takes a closer look at the evolution of our streaming concert series Fridays at Five, the first step in a new digital future for the organization.

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Jake Drake
September 14, 2020

Fridays at Five: A Look Behind the Scenes

Over the past four months, staff writer Richard Scheinin has spoken to many of the artists whose performances have streamed on the Fridays at Five concert series. Now he goes behind the scenes to talk to the technical wizards who make the online concert series possible.

Read
Bill Frisell and Joe Lovano
June 5, 2020

FRIDAYS AT FIVE: LAUNCHING A DIGITAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE

SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin takes a closer look at the evolution of our streaming concert series Fridays at Five, the first step in a new digital future for the organization.

Read

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