Dec 16, 2017
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Original show description below.
Please Note: Children under 13 attending SFJAZZ Family Matinees must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please make sure to select at least one Adult or Senior ticket with your order. Family Matinees are not eligible for our group discount.
This concert can be viewed for free online via SFJAZZ Live.
Together with Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, and Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie was one of Bebop's most iconic pioneers. His blazing trumpet playing, charismatic bandleading and collaborative spirit are forever ingrained in our American landscape. Join our host Daniel Handler with musical guest Marcus Shelby and Friends as we wish Dizz a happy 100th birthday.
This concert is made possible in part through the generosity of:
Both fun and educational, Family Matinees provide a window into the exciting world of live jazz. Each one-hour matinee features live performance, audience participation, Q&A, and amazing music.