By SEAN J. O'CONNELL
SFJAZZ Opening Night Concert with McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Bill Frisell, Bill Cosby, and more
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
SFJAZZ Center via NPR web stream
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It's open! The SFJAZZ Center, the West Coast's first facility dedicated to jazz performance and education, opened its doors on Monday, and with only a few hiccups, most of which are now resolved.
So it's time to party. And even if you're not the gala-hopping VIP-type, you can witness performances b ... More >>
A few months ago, we updated you on the progress of construction over at 205 Franklin Street -- the fancy new headquarters of SF Jazz -- which is set to open on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Jan., 21, 2013.
Today, the nonprofit announced the lineup for artists that will performing at the very fir ... More >>
The Jack DeJohnette Trio, featuring Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
Better than: The drum solo in Led Zeppelin's "Moby Dick," and probably any drum solo in any rock song, ever.
One expects great things from the live performance of a trio led by someone like Jac ... More >>
Dean SchafferMcCoy Tyner
Oct. 16, 2011
Better than: Listening to a scratched up jazz record from the '60s for the thousandth time.
When 72-year-old McCoy Tyner walked onstage, his steps were small and almost fragile. When he spoke, his voice barely rose above a whisper.
But ... More >>
Mc Coy TynerThe city's premier jazz organization, SFJAZZ has announced their annual spring gala, "The Real McCoy," which takes place April 25 at the Four Seasons hotel. The event, a benefit for SFJAZZ' artistic and education programs, features legendary pianist McCoy Tyner, plus musical perfor ... More >>
Oh man do I love Utrillo Kushner's piano jams. Comets on Fire's drummer takes a breather from pounding out the thunder with his ivories-tickling side project, Colossal Yes. The band released an excellent debut, Acapulco Roughs, in 2006, an album that cut the difference between the Band and Row ... More >>
McCoy Tyner Trio (with special guests Mark Ribot and Azar Lawrence)
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Notes by Janine Kahn
Photos courtesy Yoshi's
It's 7:50 p.m. at Yoshi's Jack London Square location and the house is filling up, with folks squeezing into seats tagged with bright yello ... More >>