This diverse concert series featuring internationally acclaimed jazz artists. JUL 28: Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon; AUG 11: Marcus Roberts' The Modern Jazz Generation; AUG 18: Eliane Elias; AUG 25: Gerald Clayton Quintet with Dayna Stephens.
This year’s series at the East Bay’s Lesher Center begins with Bria Skonberg, cited by Vanity Fair as a “Millennial Shaking Up the Jazz World,” singing alongside veteran trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, and ends with the premiere of “San Francisco - Paris of the West,” a commissioned work by Impulse! Records’ Sarah McKenzie. Marcus Roberts, Jason Marsalis and GRAMMY-winner Eliane Elias appear in between.