SF Jazz High School All Stars, Sunday at the Bach
Paul Contos directs twenty-two of the finest young Bay Area musicians selected annually by competitive audition.
Founded in 2001 by Dr. Dee Spencer and directed by esteemed educator Paul Contos, the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars comprises 22 of the finest young Bay Area jazz musicians, annually selected by competitive audition. The ensemble has appeared at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, SFJAZZ Spring Season, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition, and at concerts in top professional jazz clubs, festivals, museums, and community arts centers throughout California. Ensemble members enjoy regular workshops, master classes and mentoring sessions with leading artists, such as members of the SFJAZZ Collective, Terence Blanchard, Yusef Lateef, Joshua Redman and Ravi Coltrane.
April 17, 2011 – 4:30, $35
Douglas Beach House on Miramar Beach
307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650 726-4143, www.bachddsoc.org