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Duke Ellington
November 23, 2022

On the Record: "The Nutcracker Suite"

Bay Area-based jazz great Marcus Shelby returns with his New Orchestra and vocalist Tiffany Austin to celebrate the holidays with music from Duke Ellington’s 1960 album "The Nutcracker Suite", featuring jazz interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet. Here’s a closer look at this classic album.

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November 21, 2022

5 Things to Know About Monsieur Periné

Bogota, Colombia natives Monsieur Periné return to SFJAZZ to help ring in the New Year (12/29–1/1, broadcast on Fridays Live 12/30) with their mix of Django Reinhardt-inspired Romani jazz, swing, pop, and bolero. Here are five things to know about them before their concert.

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Duke Ellington
November 23, 2022

On the Record: "The Nutcracker Suite"

Bay Area-based jazz great Marcus Shelby returns with his New Orchestra and vocalist Tiffany Austin to celebrate the holidays with music from Duke Ellington’s 1960 album "The Nutcracker Suite", featuring jazz interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet. Here’s a closer look at this classic album.

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November 21, 2022

5 Things to Know About Monsieur Periné

Bogota, Colombia natives Monsieur Periné return to SFJAZZ to help ring in the New Year (12/29–1/1, broadcast on Fridays Live 12/30) with their mix of Django Reinhardt-inspired Romani jazz, swing, pop, and bolero. Here are five things to know about them before their concert.

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Pink Martini
November 22, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About Pink Martini

Pink Martini brings its rollicking cross-genre mix of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop back to SFJAZZ for their run of holiday time concerts from 12/13–18. To learn more about the group before these popular shows, here are five things you should know.

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Charlie Brown Christmas
November 21, 2022

On The Record: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Bay Area pianist Adam Shulman's concerts devoted to the timeless Vince Guaraldi compositions from the soundtrack of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" have become a holiday tradition at SFJAZZ. We take a look back at the soundtrack recording.

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Pink Martini
November 22, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About Pink Martini

Pink Martini brings its rollicking cross-genre mix of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop back to SFJAZZ for their run of holiday time concerts from 12/13–18. To learn more about the group before these popular shows, here are five things you should know.

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Charlie Brown Christmas
November 21, 2022

On The Record: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Bay Area pianist Adam Shulman's concerts devoted to the timeless Vince Guaraldi compositions from the soundtrack of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" have become a holiday tradition at SFJAZZ. We take a look back at the soundtrack recording.

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Joe Lovano
November 3, 2022

Joe Lovano: The Melody Inside the Melody

Saxophone great Joe Lovano returns with four nights of performances with four unique bands (11/17–20). Staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to Lovano about his upcoming concerts, including his quartet night which will be broadcast on 11/18 as part of SFJAZZ At Home’s Fridays Live series.

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Immanuel Wilkins
November 3, 2022

SFJAZZ Dialogues: Engineering The Spirit

Saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins speaks to SFJAZZ Founder Randall Kline about the influence his spiritual upbringing has had on his music, and the concepts behind his latest album "The 7th Hand". Watch Immanuel Wilkins’ recent SFJAZZ performance on Fridays Live on November 4, 2022.

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Joe Lovano
November 3, 2022

Joe Lovano: The Melody Inside the Melody

Saxophone great Joe Lovano returns with four nights of performances with four unique bands (11/17–20). Staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to Lovano about his upcoming concerts, including his quartet night which will be broadcast on 11/18 as part of SFJAZZ At Home’s Fridays Live series.

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Immanuel Wilkins
November 3, 2022

SFJAZZ Dialogues: Engineering The Spirit

Saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins speaks to SFJAZZ Founder Randall Kline about the influence his spiritual upbringing has had on his music, and the concepts behind his latest album "The 7th Hand". Watch Immanuel Wilkins’ recent SFJAZZ performance on Fridays Live on November 4, 2022.

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Leyla McCalla
November 3, 2022

SFJAZZ At Home: The Playlist

This monthly “At Home” playlist is carefully curated by SFJAZZ’s staff to take you deep into the recorded catalogs of the artists featured on our flagship weekly broadcast series, Fridays Live. Something fresh, something timeless, notable collaborations – you’ll find it all here! (Cover: Leyla McCalla)

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Chris Potter
October 18, 2022

Everybody Listens: A Q&A with Chris Potter

To shed some light on the SFJAZZ Collective's four nights of performances (10/27–30) as well as the inner workings of the band, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to tenor saxophonist and Music Director Chris Potter.

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Leyla McCalla
November 3, 2022

SFJAZZ At Home: The Playlist

This monthly “At Home” playlist is carefully curated by SFJAZZ’s staff to take you deep into the recorded catalogs of the artists featured on our flagship weekly broadcast series, Fridays Live. Something fresh, something timeless, notable collaborations – you’ll find it all here! (Cover: Leyla McCalla)

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Chris Potter
October 18, 2022

Everybody Listens: A Q&A with Chris Potter

To shed some light on the SFJAZZ Collective's four nights of performances (10/27–30) as well as the inner workings of the band, SFJAZZ staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to tenor saxophonist and Music Director Chris Potter.

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John Santos
October 14, 2022

Revealing the Big Secret: A Q&A with John Santos

Bay Area-based Latin jazz legend John Santos is the subject of a new documentary film which will be screened at SFJAZZ on October 30, followed by a performance by Santos’ renowned Sextet. Staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to him about the film, his music, and career.

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Marquis Hill
October 14, 2022

On the Record: Marquis Hill's New Gospel Revisited

Trumpeter Marquis Hill returns to SFJAZZ on October 21 with music from New Gospel Revisited, a live re-imagining of his 2012 debut album New Gospel. Here’s a closer look at this exciting new album.

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John Santos
October 14, 2022

Revealing the Big Secret: A Q&A with John Santos

Bay Area-based Latin jazz legend John Santos is the subject of a new documentary film which will be screened at SFJAZZ on October 30, followed by a performance by Santos’ renowned Sextet. Staff writer Richard Scheinin spoke to him about the film, his music, and career.

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Marquis Hill
October 14, 2022

On the Record: Marquis Hill's New Gospel Revisited

Trumpeter Marquis Hill returns to SFJAZZ on October 21 with music from New Gospel Revisited, a live re-imagining of his 2012 debut album New Gospel. Here’s a closer look at this exciting new album.

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Thelonious Monk
October 1, 2022

Demystifying the Genius of Thelonious Monk

Journalist Marcus Crowder previews our annual birthday celebration of Thelonious Monk (Oct 5–10 Festival), speaking to Monk biographer Robin D.G. Kelley and NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron, both of whom will be featured in special broadcasts available only on SFJAZZ At Home.

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Mariza
October 1, 2022

SFJAZZ Dialogues: Mariza and art making in covid

"The Queen of Fado" Mariza reveals how COVID affected her and her music deeply, and why she considers San Francisco a home. Mariza performs four nights at SFJAZZ Center on October 13-16, 2022, with the October 14 concert featured on SFJAZZ At Home's Fridays Live series.

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Thelonious Monk
October 1, 2022

Demystifying the Genius of Thelonious Monk

Journalist Marcus Crowder previews our annual birthday celebration of Thelonious Monk (Oct 5–10 Festival), speaking to Monk biographer Robin D.G. Kelley and NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron, both of whom will be featured in special broadcasts available only on SFJAZZ At Home.

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Mariza
October 1, 2022

SFJAZZ Dialogues: Mariza and art making in covid

"The Queen of Fado" Mariza reveals how COVID affected her and her music deeply, and why she considers San Francisco a home. Mariza performs four nights at SFJAZZ Center on October 13-16, 2022, with the October 14 concert featured on SFJAZZ At Home's Fridays Live series.

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