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“I COULD HAVE TOUCHED THE SOUND…

...that’s the genius of the building… its design concept is all about openness and welcoming,” wrote the late music critic David Wiegand. Wiegand’s description is also a metaphor for the shared values of SFJAZZ. Read about how our Leaders Circle Members feel connected through SFJAZZ.

“I COULD HAVE TOUCHED THE SOUND…

...that’s the genius of the building… its design concept is all about openness and welcoming,” wrote the late music critic David Wiegand. Wiegand’s description is also a metaphor for the shared values of SFJAZZ. Read about how our Leaders Circle Members feel connected through SFJAZZ.

MEMBERS SINCE 2012

JOHN GORDON AND MARGO GOODWIN-GORDON

“Just looking at the different people in the audience – to me, that’s absolutely democratic. It mirrors how we should think about our culture.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2012

JOHN GORDON AND MARGO GOODWIN-GORDON

“Just looking at the different people in the audience – to me, that’s absolutely democratic. It mirrors how we should think about our culture.”

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MEMBER SINCE 2011

JUANITA TAMAYO LOTT

“We need well-rounded people who have a love for music early in life. SFJAZZ speaks to different generations, and if they continue that, I think we’ll be okay as a country.”

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MEMBER SINCE 2011

JUANITA TAMAYO LOTT

“We need well-rounded people who have a love for music early in life. SFJAZZ speaks to different generations, and if they continue that, I think we’ll be okay as a country.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2013

JOE GRATZ AND DINAH SANDERS

“Bringing jazz into our daily life is one of the biggest, most transformative things that SFJAZZ has done for us. Being members was the line where that happened.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2013

JOE GRATZ AND DINAH SANDERS

“Bringing jazz into our daily life is one of the biggest, most transformative things that SFJAZZ has done for us. Being members was the line where that happened.”

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MEMBER SINCE 2011

ELBA MCINTOSH

“The music keeps me close to my family. That’s why supporting SFJAZZ is so important to me. By doing so, I honor my upbringing and the people who have meant so much to me.”

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MEMBER SINCE 2011

ELBA MCINTOSH

“The music keeps me close to my family. That’s why supporting SFJAZZ is so important to me. By doing so, I honor my upbringing and the people who have meant so much to me.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2013

DAMIAN FAGAN AND HEATHER MORRA

“You’re part of a community and joining up for a journey. I always know that I’m coming back to SFJAZZ.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2013

DAMIAN FAGAN AND HEATHER MORRA

“You’re part of a community and joining up for a journey. I always know that I’m coming back to SFJAZZ.”

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MEMBER SINCE 1998

LEWIS BYRD

“It's the difference between going to a concert and being part of a family. For me, it's just love.”

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MEMBER SINCE 1998

LEWIS BYRD

“It's the difference between going to a concert and being part of a family. For me, it's just love.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2014

DARLA WATANABE AND CORTNEY ERIN

“We want to support the artists and foster what will always be a musical scene in the Bay Area.”

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MEMBERS SINCE 2014

DARLA WATANABE AND CORTNEY ERIN

“We want to support the artists and foster what will always be a musical scene in the Bay Area.”

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MEMBER SINCE 1999

JERRY STREET

“We were excited about the vision of Randall Kline. He had the courage to build a world-class organization. There was a commitment to expanding a musical galaxy.”

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MEMBER SINCE 1999

JERRY STREET

“We were excited about the vision of Randall Kline. He had the courage to build a world-class organization. There was a commitment to expanding a musical galaxy.”

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THE FIRST FIVE YEARS

In January 2013, SFJAZZ took the most audacious step in its evolution, opening the 36,000-square-foot, $64 million SFJAZZ Center on the corner of Fell and Franklin streets in the heart of San Francisco’s cultural corridor.

SFJAZZ By the Numbers

THE FIRST FIVE YEARS

In January 2013, SFJAZZ took the most audacious step in its evolution, opening the 36,000-square-foot, $64 million SFJAZZ Center on the corner of Fell and Franklin streets in the heart of San Francisco’s cultural corridor.

SFJAZZ By the Numbers