2012 Lineup

THURSDAY MAY 24 – “EXCURSIONS”

El Valenciano, 1153 Valencia Street, San Francisco

We kick off with three ensembles that share mastery of traditional techniques coupled with fearless commitment to exploring innovative territories.

LISA MEZZACAPPA’S BAIT & SWITCH
Lisa Mezzacappa, acoustic bass
Aaron Bennett, saxophones
John Finkbeiner, electric guitar
Vijay Anderson, drums

REMPIS/OCHS/JOHNSTON TRIO
Dave Rempis, saxophone
Larry Ochs, saxophone
Darren Johnston, trumpet

THESE ARE OUR HOURS
Aram Shelton, alto saxophone
Theo Padouvas, trumpet
Mark Clifford, vibraphone
Kim Cass, bass
Sam Ospovat, drums

FRIDAY MAY 25 – “ONWARD”

50 Mason Social House, 50 Mason Street, San Francisco

The second night takes a decidedly contemporary look at straight-ahead jazz and presents three Bay Area composers and their respective trios.

ALEX PINTO TRIO
Alex Pinto, guitar
Scott Brown, bass
Shaun Lowecki, drums

ERIK JEKABSON TRIO
Erik Jekabson, trumpet
Peter Barshay, bass
Greg Wyser-Pratte, drums

MARCUS SHELBY TRIO
Marcus Shelby, bass
Joe Warner, piano
Tiffany Austin, vocals

SATURDAY MAY 26 – “JUNCTION”

Viracocha, 998 Valencia Street, San Francisco

The festival closes with an evening of genre-expanding music that intersects jazz in distinctive ways.

SECRET SIDEWALK
Mike Boo, turntable, sampler
Pu22le Abalos, mpc, modular synth
Asonic Ragaton Garcia, sampler, synth
Mike Reed, drums
Marcus Stephens, saxophone/electronics

KLAXON MUTANT JAZZ ALL STARS
Henry Hung, trumpet
Kasey Knudsen, saxophone
Eric Garland, drums
George Ban-Weiss, bass
Colin Hogan, keyboard

THE SUPPLICANTS
David Boyce, saxophone
David Ewell, bass
Hamir Atwal (special guest), drums

ALL SHOWS – DOORS AT 8PM, show AT 8:30PM

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