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Cross-Cultural Fusion This Fall
Indian classical music meets the electric music of Miles Davis. A cappella interpreters of African American culture. Weimar-era cabaret at Oakland's Art Deco Masterpiece. Just three of the 30+ incredible spectacles that make the 26th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival this fall's can't-miss event. Read more below or view the complete schedule.
Miles from India w/ Wallace Roney, Badal Roy, Lenny White, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa and many more

Friday, October 3, 8PM
Davies Symphony Hall

"A scintillating cross-pollenization
of music" —Billboard

Miles From India
Miles From India
"It's About That Time"
(No Player Appearing? Listen Online)
Read the The New York Times review
Read the India Currents profile
Sweet Honey in the Rock

Saturday, October 4, 8:30PM
Davies Symphony Hall

"The women's voices blend and soar in a spectrum of styles few other ensembles could match." —The New York Times

Sweet Honey in the Rock
Sweet Honey in the Rock
"All I Have To Do"
(No Player Appearing? Listen Online)
Read the PBS American Masters profile
"Cabaret Idol"
Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Saturday, October 18, 8PM
Paramount Theatre

"The perfect sound of the '20s." —Vogue

Max Raabe
Max Raabe and Palast Orchester
(No Player Appearing? Listen Online)
Read The New York Times review
SFJAZZ Members-Only Event
"Members' Listening Party"
Stefon Harris

Tuesday, October 7, 7PM
War Memorial Green Room

Free to all SFJAZZ Members!

"One of the most important young artists in jazz." —Los Angeles Times

Stefon Harris
More Upcoming Events
09/04-10/02 History of Jazz Piano: Discover Jazz Class
10/15 Mavis Staples
10/16 Rebeca Mauleón
10/17 Randy Newman
10/19 Zydeco Flames; Mitch Woods' Big Easy Boogie
10/19 SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
10/22 Dave Brubeck Quartet
10/22 Jimmy Scott; Melody Gardot
Two Jazz Screenings at San Francisco Film Society

Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée
Opens Friday, Sept. 19
SFFS Screen at Sundace Kabuki Cinemas

Youssou N'Dour is one of world music's best-known singers, credited with developing a form that blends traditional African praise-singing with musical styles from around the world. In this globetrotting documentary, he investigates a personal theory that the music of the African diaspora —including blues, jazz, spirituals, gospel and rock—is all connected. Read more.

Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer
Opens Friday, Sept. 26
SFFS Screen at Sundace Kabuki Cinemas

Anita O'Day was one of the greatest American jazz singers, and this is her astonishing story—a journey of survival, and above all the endurance of her talent, told in a number of frank interviews with O'Day and with those who knew her. Read more.

These are not SFJAZZ events.

Sangati Center Event

New Directions in Indian Classical Music

An opportunity to hear Sangati Center founder and director Gautam Tejas Ganeshan's thoughtful, ecstatic vocal style in a chamber concert of voice + mridangam + tanpura drone lutes, joined by one of the Miles From India tour's energetic young Indian classical drumming talents, Anantha R. Krishnan. New music from an old tradition, in an intimate, acoustic listening room in San Francisco's Indian classical music art house.

Sunday Afternoon
September 21st

Sangati Center
3049 22nd Street (@ Shotwell)

This is not an SFJAZZ event.

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