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East Bay Saxophonist Pete Yellin (1941-2016) News & Feature Articles
East Bay Saxophonist Pete Yellin (1941-2016)
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Alto saxophonist and educator Peter Michael "Pete" Yellin passed away in Berkeley, CA on April 13, 2016 after a series of strokes. He was 74 years old. Born July 18, 1941, in New York City, he lived there until he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in [...] SF Friends of Chamber Music Hosts Free Performance Series News & Feature Articles | Concerts
SF Friends of Chamber Music Hosts Free Concert Series
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After a successful first season, the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music returns to the Officers' Club in the city's historic Presidio to make good on the promise to put the "life" back into live music with free performances featuring Bay Area jazz and blues artists such as vocalists [...] Drummer Billy Hart To Be Honored at Healdsburg Jazz Fest News & Feature Articles | Concerts
Drummer Billy Hart To Be Honored at Healdsburg Jazz Fest
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Drummer Billy Hart steps into the spotlight as the 2016 Healdsburg Jazz Festival honors this perennial jazz festival favorite and legendary bandleader in a two-day, 40-year retrospective. Hart leads four different bands during the popular festival's opening weekend [...] Legendary Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Honored At Memorial Concert News & Feature Articles | Concerts
Legendary Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Honored
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When four-time Grammy award-winner Orrin Keepnews passed away at his El Cerrito home on March 1, 2015, the day before his 92nd birthday, he left behind an unparalleled legacy as a jazz producer, advocate, and entrepreneur. Keepnews's brilliant career spanned more than [...] Dianne Reeves Headlines SFJAZZ 2015-2016 Season News & Feature Articles | Concerts | Festivals
Jazz Vocalist Dianne Reeves Headlines SFJAZZ 2015-2016 Season
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Dianne Reeves, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Hiromi, Wayne Shorter, Chris Botti, Kenny Barron and tabla master Zakir Hussain are among the headliners for the 2015-2016 season at the SFJAZZ Center in the heart of San Francisco. This season's line-up — the fourth season since [...] For more news and feature articles, please visit the Articles Home Page...
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