Golden Gate International Children’s Choral Festival

The Golden Gate International Children’s Choral Festival has, in seven years, become one of America’s most celebrated gatherings of young choral performers and a premiere showcase for youth choirs representing musical genres that range from historical folk to contemporary. Created and sponsored by Piedmont Choirs, the Festival has drawn performers from nations around the globe, […]

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The San Francisco Chamber Jazz Quartet

The SFCJQ has, since its 2002 founding, generated sheaves of critical raves for “Effortlessly and beautifully blending the realms of jazz and classical” (All Music Guide) and offering “an eclectic repertoire that delights no matter which side of the jazz/classical dichotomy you occupy” (All About Jazz). Led by local legend Gini “The Duchess” Wilson, the […]

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Jeff Sanford’s Cartoon Jazz Band

Dick Mathias, Scott Petersen, Harvey Robb, Jeff Sanford, horns; John Capobianco, John Hunt, Rolf Johnson, Rick Walsh, Eric Wayne, brass; Randy Johnson, banjo, guitar, vocals, doombeck, xylophone; Marianne Addington, piano; Don Bennett, bass; Mark Rosengarden, drumsIf you grew up watching Looney Tunes cartoons, you were, noted the Chronicle’s Jesse Hamlin, “weaned on the fun-house music […]

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