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2008 Festival At A Glance
June 27   Terence Blanchard Quintet
June 28   Early Bird featuring Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble
June 28   Mary Stallings
June 29   3 Cohens
July 5   John Calloway Quintet
July 6   Everything you Wanted to Know About Jazz (But Were Afraid to Ask)
July 6   Sony Holland Plus Five
July 11   Mulgrew Miller
July 12   Early Bird with Jim Nadel
July 12   Kenny Burrell Quartet
July 13   Mel Martin and the Benny Carter Tribute Band
July 18   Gary Bartz Quartet featuring George Cables
July 19   The Whole Drum Truth
July 20   Yosvany Terry: Yedégbé—The Afro-Caribbean Legacy
July 21   Sandy Cressman and Homenagem Brasileira
July 22   Dayna Stephens Quartet
July 23   Andrew Speight's Bebop Night
July 24   Victor Lin and Friends
July 26   Geoffrey Keezer Quartet wtih special guest Joe Locke
July 27   Taylor Eigsti / Julian Lage Duo
July 28   Sylvia Cuenca Trio
July 29   Ruth Davies' Blues Night featuring Henry Butler
July 30   Ambrose and Friends
July 31   Tia Fuller and Healing Space
Aug 2   Dena DeRose Trio with special guest Donald Bailey
Aug 3   The Agosto Trio: Scofield / Grenadier / Stewart
Aug 4   Barry Harris / Charles McPherson Quartet
Aug 5   Jason Moran / Larry Grenadier / Richard Davis / Jeff Ballard
Aug 6   Delfeayo Marsalis & the Stanford Jazz Workshop Sextet
Aug 8   Stanford Jazz Workshop All-Star Jam Session
Aug 9   Fly + 1 with special guest Joshua Redman
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Jazz (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Jim Nadel, Dayna Stephens, saxophones; Erik Jekabson, trumpet; Fred Harris, piano; Perry Thoorsell, bass; Akira Tana, drums

Sunday, July 6 | 2:30 pm | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Tickets: Free

If you want to enhance your understanding of jazz or get inside the head of a jazz musician, this interactive concert is the place to do it. Starting with a well-known standard such as “Autumn Leaves” or “Take the A Train,” SJW’s founder Jim Nadel will lead an ensemble of top notch players in a tour of different jazz styles including swing, Latin and hard bop, analyzing the arrangements and highlighting the differences in approach. The inner workings of how jazz is constructed will be revealed from the artist’s perspective, as the musicians interact and respond to each other while commentary is provided in real time. Questions are encouraged in this lively and education-oriented format, designed to add value to the listening experience and facilitate a deeper enjoyment of this rich and complex musical form.

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