Led by trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis and featuring seven of jazz's finest soloists, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet is a compact, but no less mighty, extension of the JLCO family. The evening will feature the premiere of The Democracy! Suite, a new Marsalis composition written during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis as a response to the political, social, and economic struggles facing our nation.
Sammy Miller and The Congregation are on a mission to put the generosity back into jazz and bring art back to the people. A native of Los Angeles, Grammy-nominated drummer Sammy Miller has become known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good.
Behind The Queen’s Cartoons is a single question: is it possible to create jazz and classical music in the 21st century that appeals to everyone?
Weaving in and out of the jazz piano tradition, Connie Han pays tribute to legends like McCoy Tyner, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Kirkland with her own unique edge at the piano.
For this highly anticipated Mondavi Center return, the SFJAZZ Collective’s focus will be on the iconic singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, whose albums from the mid-1970s famously featured jazz artists like Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock and a collaboration with Charles Mingus.