Erik Jekabson String-tet Live at the Red Poppy

January 19, 2013

The Erik Jekabson String-tet performing songs from their recently released album Anti-Mass, along with an unreleased tune called “Umm-Bop” featured here, live at the Red Poppy Art House in the Mission District of San Francisco on December 14, 2012.

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Musicians
Erik Jekabson, Trumpet
Mike Zilber, Sax
Anthony Blea, Violin
Charith Premawardhana, Viola
John Wiitala, Bass
Smith Dobson, Drums and Vibes

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Jazz Mafia 12th Anniversary Show Live at the Fillmore

December 10, 2012

Check out this video montage of the Jazz Mafia celebrating their 12 Year Anniversary with a kickin’ live show at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco on November 18, 2012. It was such an epic show!

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Jazz Mafia 12th Anniversary Fillmore Rehearsals

November 17, 2012

Members of the Jazz Mafia rehearse at Lennon Studios in San Francisco while preparing for their 12th Anniversary Show taking place tonight at the Fillmore. There are still tickets left, and this is not a show to miss, so clear your calendar and head over to what will surely be the best live music happening in the City tonight!

We’re beyond excited about playing this legendary venue, it’s one of the biggest events we’ve ever produced and it’s our first performance in SF with our Symphony in a year. The lineup for Saturday includes The Jazz Mafia Symphony performing music from Brass Bows & Beats, The Emperor Norton Suite, The Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Realistic Orchestra, Subharmonic, Dublin, Joe Bagale, Aima The Dreamer, Soulati, myself as musical director and 40 of SF’s finest music makers along with several other special guests such as the undisputed king of the turntables, DJ Qbert. — Adam Theis

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San Francisco Symphony Rehearses Prokofiev’s Ivan the Terrible

October 31, 2012

The San Francisco Symphony rehearses on October 17, 2012 with Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski leading the Orchestra, soloists Elena Zaremba and Andrey Breus, and the SFS Chorus in Prokofiev’s Ivan the Terrible. These rehearsals and performances were the North American premiere of a recently discovered arrangement by Levon Atovmyan. You can learn more at SFGate and SFCV.

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The San Francisco Offside Music Festival Live at Viracocha

June 12, 2012

Here’s a few photographs and audio tracks from the excellent third day of the San Francisco Offside Festival live at Viracocha in San Francisco on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Special thanks go out to Laura Maguire and Alex Pinto for organizing such a fantastic three days worth of local musical talent. Well done!

1st Set: SECRET SIDEWALK
Mike Boo, Turntable, Sampler
Pu22le Abalos, MPC, Modular Synth
Asonic Ragaton Garcia, Sampler, Synth
Mike Reed, Drums
Marcus Stephens, Saxophone/Electronics

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2nd Set: KLAXON MUTANT JAZZ ALL STARS
Henry Hung, Trumpet
Kasey Knudsen, Saxophone
Eric Garland, Drums
George Ban-Weiss, Bass
Colin Hogan, Keyboard

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3rd Set: THE SUPPLICANTS
David Boyce, Saxophone
David Ewell, Bass
Hamir Atwal (special guest), Drums

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Fifth Annual Switchboard Music Festival

May 12, 2012

Photographs from the fifth annual Switchboard Music Festival on Sunday, April 1 at the Brava Theater in San Francisco.

MUSICIANS
Danny Holt
The Living Earth Show*
Nonsemble 6 & Grains*
Jeff Anderle*
Dominique Leone’s “Les Noces”*
Dan Cantrell*
Ramon & Jessica*
Cornelius Boots & Friends*
Beep
Mercury Falls
SFCM Guitar Ensemble
The Hurd Ensemble
Volti
Faun Fables

* Featured in images below.

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