SFJAZZ Gala 2019 Honoring Chucho Valdés
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Chucho Valdés
A benefit for SFJAZZ artistic and education programs

SFJAZZ Gala 2019 Honoring Chucho Valdés

Thu, Jan 31 2019 | 8:30 PM
SFJAZZ Center

SFJAZZ Gala 2019 celebrates Chucho Valdés with the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award during our most lively and influential fundraiser. The party is centered around the Gala Concert, featuring the most exciting names in jazz in all-star collaborations—all culminating in an unforgettable late night After Party.

Your support advances the art form of jazz in our halls, communities, and classrooms.

Join Us

DINNER + CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Starts at 5:30 PM Limited to 150 guests.
Join music royalty, cultural and political leaders, artists and supporters for festive cocktails, an exquisite and intimate dinner, and complete VIP experience. 
VIP tickets ► $5,000. VIP packages start at $25,000. Limited to 150 VIPs.

CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Starts at 7 PM

LUMINARY PARTY TICKET Limited to 125 guests. 
Celebrate in a lavish party featuring the Valdés Family Band feat. Leyanis Valdés and Jessie Valdés with overflowing cuisine and cocktails by San Francisco's finest purveyors before joining VIP guests for the Gala Concert. 
Luminary Tickets ► $1,200. Limited to 120 Luminaries.

GALA RECEPTION TICKET 
Indulge with plentiful Cuban bites, drinks, and live music by the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars during a party in the beautifully transformed SFJAZZ Center before joining VIP and Luminary guests for the Gala Concert.
Gala Tickets ► $450

AFTER PARTY

Starts at 10 PM
Come together for unlimited access to raucous performances by Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and Jesús Diaz y su QBA. Enjoy premium open bar and sumptous late night fare from our favorite neighborhood spots.  
After Party Tickets ► $145 Members/$170 for Public

Join Us

DINNER + CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Starts at 5:30 PM Limited to 150 guests.
Join music royalty, cultural and political leaders, artists and supporters for festive cocktails, an exquisite and intimate dinner, and complete VIP experience. 
VIP tickets ► $5,000. VIP packages start at $25,000. Limited to 150 VIPs.

CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Starts at 7 PM

LUMINARY PARTY TICKET Limited to 125 guests. 
Celebrate in a lavish party featuring the Valdés Family Band feat. Leyanis Valdés and Jessie Valdés with overflowing cuisine and cocktails by San Francisco's finest purveyors before joining VIP guests for the Gala Concert. 
Luminary Tickets ► $1,200. Limited to 120 Luminaries.

GALA RECEPTION TICKET 
Indulge with plentiful Cuban bites, drinks, and live music by the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars during a party in the beautifully transformed SFJAZZ Center before joining VIP and Luminary guests for the Gala Concert.
Gala Tickets ► $450

AFTER PARTY

Starts at 10 PM
Come together for unlimited access to raucous performances by Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and Jesús Diaz y su QBA. Enjoy premium open bar and sumptous late night fare from our favorite neighborhood spots.  
After Party Tickets ► $145 Members/$170 for Public

GALA 2019 CONCERT

8:30 PM
Robert N. Miner Auditorium

The Gala Concert features once-in-a-lifetime all-star collaborations and the presentation of the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award to Chucho Valdés, featuring performances by

Chucho Valdés
Irakere 45
Omara Portuondo
Dianne Reeves
Corinne Bailey Rae
SFJAZZ Collective
Stefon Harris
Yosvany Terry
Harold Lopéz-Nussa
Leyanis Valdés
Jessie Valdés
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Big Band
and more

AFTER PARTY

10:00 PM

Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and special guests
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
Including an all-star jam with Gala artists

Jesús Díaz y su QBA
Joe Henderson Lab

GALA 2019 CONCERT

8:30 PM
Robert N. Miner Auditorium

The Gala Concert features once-in-a-lifetime all-star collaborations and the presentation of the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award to Chucho Valdés, featuring performances by

Chucho Valdés
Irakere 45
Omara Portuondo
Dianne Reeves
Corinne Bailey Rae
SFJAZZ Collective
Stefon Harris
Yosvany Terry
Harold Lopéz-Nussa
Leyanis Valdés
Jessie Valdés
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Big Band
and more

AFTER PARTY

10:00 PM

Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and special guests
Robert N. Miner Auditorium
Including an all-star jam with Gala artists

Jesús Díaz y su QBA
Joe Henderson Lab

Buy Tickets

DINNER + CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Legend $100,000 • Party of 8
► Attend the intimate VIP Salon with Chucho Valdés feat. a once-in-a-lifetime living room performance by Harold Lopez Nussa and Omara Portuondo, privately hosted on Wed, Jan. 30
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside our honoree and artists
► Luxury seating and bottle service during the Gala Concert 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

Hero $50,000 • Party of 6
► Invitation for two to the intimate VIP Salon with Chucho Valdés feat. a once-in-a-lifetime living room performance by Harold Lopez Nussa and Omara Portuondo, privately hosted on Wed, Jan. 30 
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more! 
Buy Tickets

Giant $25,000 • Party of 6
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

VIP Ticket $5,000 • Single 
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 FULL BENEFITS LISTING

Buy Tickets

DINNER + CONCERT + AFTER PARTY

Legend $100,000 • Party of 8
► Attend the intimate VIP Salon with Chucho Valdés feat. a once-in-a-lifetime living room performance by Harold Lopez Nussa and Omara Portuondo, privately hosted on Wed, Jan. 30
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside our honoree and artists
► Luxury seating and bottle service during the Gala Concert 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

Hero $50,000 • Party of 6
► Invitation for two to the intimate VIP Salon with Chucho Valdés feat. a once-in-a-lifetime living room performance by Harold Lopez Nussa and Omara Portuondo, privately hosted on Wed, Jan. 30 
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more! 
Buy Tickets

Giant $25,000 • Party of 6
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

VIP Ticket $5,000 • Single 
► VIP Gala dinner, seated alongside Gala artists 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 FULL BENEFITS LISTING

When SFJAZZ decides to throw a party, it does not fool around.

All About Jazz

Concert + After Party

Luminary Ticket • $1,200
► Private and intimate Luminary Cocktail Party featuring the Valdés Family Band feat. Leyanis Valdés and Jessie Valdés with overflowing cuisine and cocktails by SF’s finest purveyors 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

Gala Ticket • $450
► Cocktail hour featuring plentiful Cuban bites, drinks, and live music by the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

After Party

After Party Ticket • $145 Members / $170 Public
► Entry for one to the Gala After Party featuring unlimited access to Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and Jesús Diaz y su QBA. Enjoy raucous performances and dancing throughout SFJAZZ Center with premium open bar and plentiful late night fare from our favorite neighborhood spots.
Buy Tickets

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 FULL BENEFITS LISTING

When SFJAZZ decides to throw a party, it does not fool around.

All About Jazz

Concert + After Party

Luminary Ticket • $1,200
► Private and intimate Luminary Cocktail Party featuring the Valdés Family Band feat. Leyanis Valdés and Jessie Valdés with overflowing cuisine and cocktails by SF’s finest purveyors 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

Gala Ticket • $450
► Cocktail hour featuring plentiful Cuban bites, drinks, and live music by the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
► And more!
Buy Tickets

After Party

After Party Ticket • $145 Members / $170 Public
► Entry for one to the Gala After Party featuring unlimited access to Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Corinne Bailey Rae and Jesús Diaz y su QBA. Enjoy raucous performances and dancing throughout SFJAZZ Center with premium open bar and plentiful late night fare from our favorite neighborhood spots.
Buy Tickets

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 FULL BENEFITS LISTING

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Your support allows us to continue growing our vibrant artistic and education programs, presenting over 400 concerts and bringing our education initiatives to over 23,000 students each year.

SFJAZZ Gala is a benefit advancing the art form of jazz through artists, students, and communities. Each gift is tax deductible.

If you wish to make a fully tax deductible gift towards SFJAZZ artistic and education programs, please click below.

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Donate

Your support allows us to continue growing our vibrant artistic and education programs, presenting over 400 concerts and bringing our education initiatives to over 23,000 students each year.

SFJAZZ Gala is a benefit advancing the art form of jazz through artists, students, and communities. Each gift is tax deductible.

If you wish to make a fully tax deductible gift towards SFJAZZ artistic and education programs, please click below.

Donate Now

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 HOST COMMITTEE

Roselyne Chroman Swig, Co-chair
Darian and Rick Swig, Co-chairs
Darius Anderson
Dr. Molly Joel Coye
Dale Djerassi
Sabrina and Mick Hellman
Divesh and Diksha Makan
Lisa Stone Pritzker
Joyce Stupski

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 AFTER PARTY COMMITTEE

Brandon Baker
Katie Colendich
Rachel Happ and Josh Elkes
Lyla Rose Holdstein
Stephanie Liu
Adam Swig
Ben Swig

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 HOST COMMITTEE

Roselyne Chroman Swig, Co-chair
Darian and Rick Swig, Co-chairs
Darius Anderson
Dr. Molly Joel Coye
Dale Djerassi
Sabrina and Mick Hellman
Divesh and Diksha Makan
Lisa Stone Pritzker
Joyce Stupski

SFJAZZ GALA 2019 AFTER PARTY COMMITTEE

Brandon Baker
Katie Colendich
Rachel Happ and Josh Elkes
Lyla Rose Holdstein
Stephanie Liu
Adam Swig
Ben Swig