Vocalist Clairdee tonight at 8:30pm and 10:30pm at Jazz at Pearl’s. On Saturday, February 12, Clairdee returns to Copia in the romantic Napa Valley for a very special Valentine’s concert, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” Her new live CD, Music Moves, will be released on March 1.
Jazz legend Abbey Lincoln will be at Yoshi’s starting tomorrow through Monday. Tickets are already sold out for the 8pm show on Saturday. Upcoming shows include a tribute to Jimmy Smith with Joey DeFrancesco and James Moody, Goapele (tickets going fast), Pat Martino, Bill Charlap, René Marie, Ruth Brown and Andy Bey. View complete schedule of upcoming shows.
Vocalist Paula West is warming up The Plush Room now through March 20.
Sax legend David “Fathead” Newman comes to Jazz at Pearl’s on February 26-28.
Guitarist Norman Brown will be at Kimball’s East on February 25-26.
Save the date! May 26-29 – Sonoma Jazz Festival in the heart of Napa Valley. More information to follow as it becomes available.
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th Annual SFJAZZ Festival Spring Season which runs from March 12 through June 26. There will be lots of great shows this season including Shirley Horn, Cyrus Chestnut, Madeleine Peyroux, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Manhattan Transfer, Brandford Marsalis, Ivan Lins, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Ahmad Jamal, Mingus Big Band, SF Jazz Collective and many others. View complete schedule of the festival.
The San Jose Jazz Society’s Sunday Jazz Series 2005 is in full swing through March. Upcoming shows include Ed Johnson and Novo Tempo, Jovino Santos Neto, and Russell Malone & Benny Green.
Vocalist Cedric Brown will be performing with Robert Moses’ Kin Dance Company. The company will be premiering a new work, The President’s Daughter, an exploration of power, love, and race, based on the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings. Performances are Thur-Sat, Feb 17-19 and Thur-Sun, Feb 24-27. All shows are at 8pm (with a Sunday matinee on Feb 27) at Kanber Hall, Jewish Community Center, 3200 California Street (at Presido), San Francisco. For tickets ($26), call 415-292-1233 or see www.jccsf.org.