An outdoor mini-festival, with orchestra
Saturday, July 30
SJW MEMBER: $34/$59/$79/$134/Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $25
NON-MEMBER: $40/$65/$85/$140/Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $30 students
Ticket prices include all fees; what you see is what you pay.
Programs, personnel, venues, and pricing subject to change without notice.
Dianne Reeves, vocals
Peter Martin, piano
Romero Lubambo, guitar
Rueben Rogers, bass
Terreon Gully, drums
Vince Mendoza, orchestra conductor and arranger
SJW 50th Anniversary Band
Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet
Eric Harland, drums
Joshua Redman, saxophone
Justin Brown, drums
Larry Grenadier, bass
Taylor Eigsti, piano
Yosvany Terry, saxophone
Sponsored by Nicola Miner and Robert Mailer Anderson and the Stanford Jazz Workshop Board of Directors.
About Dianne Reeves
“She has one of the most powerful, purposeful, and accurate voices of this or any time.” — Wynton Marsalis
With her vocal prowess, it’s no surprise that Dianne Reeves has received five Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album, an honorary doctorate of music from Julliard, and was recently named a 2018 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master – the highest honor the United States bestows on jazz artists. The albums in her Blue Note discography are among the finest jazz vocal albums every made, featuring side players who are all giants in their own rights — Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, and many others. To close this special 50th Anniversary concert, Dianne will be accompanied by her quintet and by a full orchestra conducted by multi-Grammy winner Vince Mendoza.
The SJW 50th Anniversary Band is truly a superband of musicians who have shaped the sound of jazz in recent decades. The astonishing artists of this ensemble share one thing in common: time at SJW as young jazz musicians. Now they’re going to be raising a glass — and their horns and voices — to celebrate 50 years of the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
Ticketing for this special outdoor concert is provided by our co-presenters, Stanford Live.