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San Francisco Jazz Festival

SFJAZZ is dedicated to the growth of jazz and jazz audiences, celebrating this music as a living art built on a constantly evolving tradition. SFJAZZ is recognized for presenting the most promising talents on the international, national, and San Francisco Bay Area scenes.

2006 Events & Performers

Listening Party featuring Zakir Hussain
Discover Jazz: History & Appreciation
Planet Drum: Mickey Hart,
Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju, Giovanni Hidalgo
SFJAZZ All-Star High School Ensemble
Sonny Rollins
Badi Assad, solo
James Cotton Blues Band with Hubert Sumlin
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums
Meshell Ndegeocello
The Heath Brothers: Jimmy Heath’s 80th Birthday Celebration
Stefon Harris & Blackout
Miguel Zenón Quartet
Cyrus Chestnut/Russell Malone Quartet
Lionel Loeuke Trio
Toshiko Akiyoshi, solo
Arturo Sandoval
Pablo Ziegler Trio
Andrew Hill: Anglo American Quintet; Nels Cline
Kamikaze Ground Crew
featuring Doug Wieselman, Gina Leishman, Peter Apfelbaum, Steven Bernstein, Art Baron, Marcus Rojas and Kenny Wollesen
Joe Zawinul Syndicate
Dr Lonnie Smith Trio with Fred Wesley;
James Carter Organ Trio
Sangam: Charles Lloyd with Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland
Myra Melford Quintet
Alice Coltrane featuring Ravi Coltrane with Charlie Haden and Roy Haynes
Marisa Monte
Django Reinhardt Festival featuring Dorado Schmitt
Montclair Women’s Big Band, Ellen Seeling Director with Linda Tillery & Allison Miller
Betty Boop: Tunes and Toons featuring Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Mary Stallings with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra
Mimi Fox Trio
Ahmad Jamal
Roswell Rudd and Badma Khanda – The Mongolian Buryat Band
Ana Moura
John Santos and the Machete Ensemble with Jerry Medina, Ray Vega, and Maria Marquez

Website: San Francisco Jazz Festival

San Francisco Jazz Festival
3 Embarcadero Ctr
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 398-5655

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