Thursday, August 13, 2015

Through The Years: SFJAZZ at Davies Symphony Hall

SFJAZZ has a long history presenting some of the world's greatest artists at San Francisco's coveted Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall. As we gear up for the first-ever "SFJAZZ at Davies" Series this Friday through Sunday (8/14-16), featuring back-to-back-to-back performances by Los Van Van, Buddy Guy and Jake Shimabukuro, we also take a look back at many of the memorable performances at Davies throughout SFJAZZ history...

Sonny Rollins
1997 San Francisco Jazz Festival

The Roots
2009 Spring Season

Kurt Elling with The Count Basie Orchestra
Spring Season 2010

Rosemary Clooney w/ Paula West
2001 San Francisco Jazz Festival

A Night In Treme
Spring Season 2011

Dave Brubeck Quartet & Gerry Mulligan Quartet
1994 San Francisco Jazz Festival

Ravi Shankar & Anoushka Shankar
2009 San Francisco Jazz Festival

Tony Bennett
2011 Spring Season
"We Love Joe" Festival
Joe Henderson & John Scofield
1993 San Francisco Jazz Festival

Buddy Guy
2011 Spring Season

Ornette Coleman Trio
2002 San Francisco Jazz Festival

Legends of Havana Piano
Ruben Gonzales & Band, Ibrahim Ferrer, Chucho Vald├ęs Quartet
1998 San Francisco Jazz Festival

A Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona
Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Michel Camilo
2015 San Francisco Jazz Festival
Photo by Bill Evans

"SFJAZZ at Davies" Series runs Friday, 8/14 through Sunday 8/16. Tickets.

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