Entries by Michael Kelly

2013 Stanford Jazz Festival tickets on sale now

Call the Stanford Ticket Office at 650-725-2787 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 12 noon – 4 p.m. on Saturday to purchase tickets to the 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival. With 32 performances by some of the world’s greatest jazz artists, the Stanford Jazz Festival offers you a summer of excitement. For details […]

Herbie Hancock show is SOLD OUT

Demand for the Ken Oshman Memorial Concert on Saturday, June 22 featuring a special solo performance by Herbie Hancock has been incredibly high, and the show has sold out. If you’d like be informed of any returns or exchanges that might make tickets available, please call the Stanford Ticket Office at 650-725-2787 and check with their […]

Herbie Hancock, Chucho Valdés in Bing Concert Hall: on sale now

The Stanford Jazz Festival’s 42nd season opens in the amazing new Bing Concert Hall with a solo performance by the legendary pianist Herbie Hancock, a true icon of modern music. Chucho Valdés, the Promethean master of 21st Century Afro-Cuban jazz piano, closes our 2013 season in Bing Concert Hall. We expect both shows to sell out […]

Frank Sumares remembered

Frank Sumares, pianist, composer, arranger, educator, and longtime SJW family member, passed away on March 28, at the age of 73. To give you a sense of how deeply Frank touched his students, colleagues, and band mates, and how much his influence has impacted their lives, we’d like to offer a selection of anecdotes and […]

2013 Stanford Jazz Festival lineup announced

Embarking on its 42nd season with expanded jazz education programs and an exciting new performance venue, the Stanford Jazz Workshop (SJW) is pleased to announce the globe-spanning, genre-expanding artist lineup of the 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF), presented by See’s Candies. Tickets go on sale on May 6 for 32 jazz concerts as well as […]

Member sale begins 2 p.m. 4/29 for Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdés

Tickets for the 2013 Stanford Jazz Festival go on sale to the public onMonday, May 6, and the entire lineup for the Festival will be announced on Tuesday, April 23. But in the meantime, we’re proud to give you a sneak peek at two of the amazing artists we’ll present at Stanford University’s new Bing […]

This weekend: Taylor Eigsti and Dayna Stephens

SJW faculty artists and alumni Taylor Eigsti and Dayna Stephens are presenting the following two special shows this weekend, which also feature Stanford Jazz Festival artists Harish Raghavan on bass and Eric Harland on drums. Who: The Young Jazz Stars of New York When: Saturday, February 16, 2:00 p.m. Where: Woodside Priory School, 302 Portola […]

Early Bird discount deadline Friday, Feb. 1

The winter weather makes it seem as though summer is far away — but some Stanford Jazz Workshop summer jazz program deadlines are just around the corner! Sign up for Jazz Day Camp, Jazz Camp, Jazz Institute for Youth, Jazz Institute for Adults, or our Songwriting @ SJW program by this Friday, February 1, to […]