One of the most important musicians to emerge from the British jazz scene during the 1960s, bassist Dave Holland stepped onto the global stage at the tender age of 22 when he replaced Ron Carter in the Miles Davis' legendary quintet that included pianist Herbie Hancock, drummer Tony Williams, and sa ... More >>
Jason Moran Sunday, May 5, 2013 SFJAZZ Center Better than: A skate video soundtrack, especially one that isn't jazzy. Midway through the final night of his residency at SFJAZZ Center, pianist and composer Jason Moran stood before a crowd of well-heeled San Francisco and North Bay Boomers and waxed ... More >>
In case you haven't heard, SFJAZZ -- the nonprofit group that presents a world-class jazz festival in San Francisco every year -- is building a brand-new home in Hayes Valley. Comparable only to Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, the SFJAZZ Center will be a 39,000-square-foot, $55 million performan ... More >>
Moran and Monk: jazz's
SFJAZZ brings together some of the nation's true mavericks for "Generations of Innovation"