Active since: 2004
The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ in San Francisco, the Collective has become one of the most exciting and acclaimed groups on the jazz scene. The new SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco is the Collective’s home base.
The current octet is a burnished international ensemble comprising alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón, tenor saxophonist David Sánchez, vibraphonist Warren Wolf, trumpeter Avishai Cohen, trombonist Robin Eubanks, pianist Edward Simon, bassist Matt Penman and drummer Obed Calvaire. The award-winning SFJAZZ Center is the Collective’s homebase....
- SFJAZZ Collective: Phoenix, AZ, March 21, 2013
- The SFJAZZ Collective: Toronto, Canada, October 15, 2011
- SFJAZZ Collective: Ottawa, Canada, October 13, 2011
- Live 2010: 7th Annual Concert Tour by John Kelman
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You can propose various definitions for what this band represents, but it’s a superbrain for what serious jazz sounds like now. — New York Times
There hasn't been a group to call itself the All Stars — at least not without irony — since the death of Louis Armstrong, but this collective deserves the title more than any other band playing today. — Wall Street Journal
“It takes a brave soul to tackle the music of Stevie Wonder...