SFJAZZ DIALOGUES (For Members) • 30m
In this exclusive Zoom conversation, drummer Cindy Blackman Santana talks to SFJAZZ Founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline about the iconic drummer, composer, and bandleader Tony Williams. They discuss the towering influence of Williams, both on Blackman-Santana’s development as a musician as well as his importance to SFJAZZ as a performer and former Board Trustee, and look back to Williams’ landmark 1990 SFJAZZ concert at the Herbst Theatre featuring the Kronos Quartet and Herbie Hancock. Blackman Santana’s January 2017 tribute to Tony Williams, featuring Joe Lovano, Terence Blanchard, Bill Frisell, and the Kronos Quartet was broadcast on SFJAZZ’s Fridays at Five streaming concert series on 3/19/21
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