Wednesday, January 7, 2015

2014: By The Numbers

4 new SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Directors

32 years of the San Francisco Jazz Festival, going on 33!

$64 million Capital Campaign for the SFJAZZ Center reached

50th Anniversary of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme

©Bob Thiele

1 home run by Wynton Marsalis

301 shows at the SFJAZZ Center
241 sell outs
101 shows presenting Bay Area artists

©Scott Chernis

10 year anniversary of the SFJAZZ Collective

300+ classes, rehearsals, and performances put on by SFJAZZ Education.
18 free concerts and clinics, for over 2,000 people.
300 education work opportunities for local musicians and poets.

1st place at NextGen Jazz Festival awarded to SFJAZZ High School All-Stars, earning them a spot at the 2015 Monterey Jazz Festival

©Scott Chernis

$1.4 million raised at the SFJAZZ Gala honoring Herbie Hancock

©Drew Altizer

11,000 SFJAZZ Members, and counting...

©Scott Chernis

20+ skaters in Miner Auditorium's half pipe (Jason Moran's Jazz + Skateboarding)

©Scott Chernis

216 bottles of champagne to ring in 2015 (Maceo Parker's Funky New Years)

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