New On-Demand Library (For Members)

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  • Dianne Reeves (On Demand)

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    GRAMMY winner and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves is jazz’s greatest living vocalist — an artist who embodies the music’s enduring values of elegance, class, and improvisational poise. Her string...

  • Chucho Valdes & Irakere 50 (On Demand)

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    The most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz for more than half a century, virtuoso pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés returns with Irakere 50, the new iteration of the legendary ...

  • Johnathan Blake (On Demand)

    Known worldwide for his 15-year membership in Kenny Barron’s working trio and sideman duty with Pharoah Sanders, Chris Potter, Bill Frisell, and Tom Harrell among others, one of the most accomplished and in-demand drummers in modern jazz makes his West Coast debut as a leader with these four nigh...

  • Kenny Barron Quintet (On Demand)

    Expanding his stellar working trio to a quintet with the addition of SFJAZZ Collective trumpeter Mike Rodriguez and Bay Area-raised saxophone great Dayna Stephens, Kenny Barron explores new sonorities and textures in a program of originals and fresh takes on standards documented on his 2018 Blue ...

  • Paolo Angeli (On Demand)

    Guitarist Paulo Angeli is a musical conjurer, an artist whose imaginative leaps defy gravity. A composer, ethnomusicologist and instrument builder who draws on his deep knowledge of traditional Sardinian music, he inhabits a timeless zone as a soil-rooted master and brash experimentalist. While s...

  • Julian Lage: Rude Ruth (On-Demand)

    Night two of guitarist Julian Lage’s week as SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director brings a special night with Lage’s working trio featuring bassist Jorge Roeder and Dave King of The Bad Plus on drums, joined by the acclaimed singer and songwriter Margaret Glaspy for her collaborative project with La...

  • Monsieur Periné (On-Demand)

    Celebrate the New Year with Monsieur Periné, “One of the most exciting emerging artists in Latin music” (LA Weekly). The 2015 Latin GRAMMY winner for Best New Artist brings their singular hybrid of French jazz manouche with Latin American dance styles to ring in the New Year. The band has cultiva...

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer w/ Ranky Tanky (On-Demand)

    “Hers is a voice so big and so spine-tinglingly beautiful that on a nightly basis it does the near impossible” (The Guardian). Two-time GRAMMY winner Lisa Fischer joins Gullah groovemasters Ranky Tanky for an incendiary reprise of their sold out 2022 residency. Known far and wide for her powerhou...

  • McCoy Tyner Tribute (On-Demand)

    McCoy Tyner performed at the Grand Opening of the SFJAZZ Center in 2013, and this all-star tribute captures the spirit of jazz legend on the very stage he helped christen. Led by saxophonist Joe Lovano, Opening Night of our week in January 2023 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SFJAZZ Cent...

  • SFJAZZ Center 10th Anniversary Celebration (On-Demand)

    Our 10th Anniversary week in January of 2023 concluded with two nights of music featuring an incredible array of artists who have served as Resident Artistic Directors at SFJAZZ over the last decade, joined by saxophone great and former SFJAZZ Spring Season Artistic Director and SFJAZZ Collective...

  • Blues Legacies & Black Feminism w/ Marcus Shelby and Angela Davis (On-Demand)

    Filmed in May 2019 during bassist and composer Marcus Shelby’s 2018-2019 Season week as Resident Artistic Director, this exceptional performance features author, activist, and educator Angela Davis in a program of music and spoken word dedicated to her 1999 book Blues Legacies and Black Feminism,...

  • Chucho Valdés & Dianne Reeves (On-Demand)

    An incomparable duo of jazz giants, each representing the pinnacle of their art form, came together in June 2022 for this exclusive performance during the 39th San Francisco Jazz Festival.

    This meeting of masters was inspired by the monumental first-ever pairing of the greatest living Cuban pi...

  • Tony Williams Lifetime Tribute (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents a special concert (originally filmed on June 14, 2023) with Cindy Blackman Santana and some very special guests: pop star Carlos Santana, organ great John Medeski and Living Colour guitar genius Vernon Reid. They honor Tony Williams and his groundbreaking late 60s/early 70s electr...

  • Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra w/ Wynton Marsalis (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents iconic trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his return with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for his first performances since receiving the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award. From his debut with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers to his current role as Artistic Director of JALC, Marsalis i...

  • Meshell Ndegeocello w/ special guest Ambrose Akinmusire (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents GRAMMY-winning bassist, singer, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello, who brings music from her 2023 Blue Note debut The Omnichord Real Book. Ndegeocello built a career as an uncompromising artist whose deliriously funky and soulful work is a powerful commentary on race, gender issu...

  • Afro-Cuban All Stars w/ Juan de Marcos (On-Demand)

    An artist who “has probably done more than any other person to bring traditional Cuban music to people outside the island” (Miami Herald), tres master Juan de Marcos is known around the world as founder of the Buena Vista Social Club.

    His group The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a sensational showcase...

  • Pink Martini w/ China Forbes (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents the legendary Pink Martini, fronted by the dynamic vocalist China Forbes. The self-described “little orchestra” is known for their rollicking cross-genre mix of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop. In what has become an SFJAZZ tradition, they return with their infectiously joyo...

  • John Scofield & Lettuce (On-Demand)

    The long-running relationship between guitar icon John Scofield and the all-star band Lettuce is built on a deep and abiding love of funk, and their chemistry gives the pairing an undeniable magic based in deep grooves and incendiary improvisation. This performance, filmed in March 2019 during t...

  • Spanish Harlem Orchestra (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents 3-time GRAMMY-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra for a night of holiday fun with a dash of salsa picante. Founded by veteran pianist Oscar Hernández and dedicated to the classic, dance-inducing New York City salsa dura sound, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra sparks a holiday conflagrati...

  • Anat Cohen Tentet (On-Demand)

    At the leading edge of a wave of brilliant Israeli improvisers who have energized the New York jazz scene over the past two decades, Anat Cohen is the most acclaimed clarinetist of her generation and a commanding tenor saxophonist. This performance, filmed on December 3, 2017, features Cohen’s su...

  • Christian McBride Quintet (On-Demand)

    “One of the premier musicians of his generation” (DownBeat ), four-time GRAMMY winning bassist and former SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Christian McBride is widely regarded as the standard-bearer for jazz bassists in the 21st century. He returned with the West Coast debut of his new project —...

  • Taj Mahal: Savoy (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents two-time GRAMMY-winning blues icon Taj Mahal. This concert, originally filmed on Aug 5, 2023, is the world premiere performance of material from his album Savoy — a jazz-inflected tribute to the music of his childhood and the legendary Harlem ballroom of the 30s, 40s, and 50s, fea...

  • SFJAZZ Collective (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents our very own SFJAZZ Collective. Founded by SFJAZZ in 2004, the SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star ensemble and composer’s workshop, celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2024. To commemorate two decades as a working ensemble, the supergroup will perform a landmark Anniversary program ...

  • Donny McCaslin Quartet (On-Demand)

    SFJAZZ presents  GRAMMY-winning saxophonist Donny McCaslin in a stunning feature showcase. McCaslin’s music is characterized by his unique style of playing, which blends elements of jazz, rock, and electronic music. Praised for his ability to seamlessly blend acoustic and electronic elements in h...