Marcus Shelby Septet w/ Daniel Handler
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Marcus Shelby
Resident Artistic Director

Marcus Shelby Septet

San Francisco Blues w/ Daniel Handler

MAY 23–26 | SFJAZZ RESIDENT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MARCUS SHELBY

May 23
Miner Auditorium
ThuMay 23

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7:30 PM

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Author Daniel Handler of Lemony Snicket fame joins Shelby and his septet for an evening tracing the blues tradition and the neighborhoods of San Francisco from the time of the Barbary Coast in the late 19th century to the present day.

ABOUT MARCUS SHELBY
Bassist, composer, arranger, educator and bandleader Marcus Shelby is a figure synonymous with Bay Area jazz and the spirit of collaboration. A recipient of the Charles Mingus Scholarship, Shelby attended Cal Arts and studied with Charlie Haden and James Newton while working simultaneously with the all-star jazz ensemble Black/Note, who released a series of highly regarded albums in the 1990s. Since moving to the Bay Area, he has led a highly regarded jazz orchestra and numerous small groups, with large-scale commissions focused on the history, present, and future of the African-American experience.

A virtuosic and original writer.

San Francisco Chronicle (on Daniel Handler)

A virtuosic and original writer.

San Francisco Chronicle (on Daniel Handler)

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