NPR: “Three-day gathering of top local talent… generating buzz for the local scene”

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The San Francisco Bay Area has long been home to fantastic jazz musicians, but it’s also a notoriously balkanized community. The SF Offside Festival, a recent three-day gathering of top local talent, wove the area’s diverse talent into one intense weekend showcase, generating buzz for the local scene. The crowd was a mix of the area’s spread-out network of hardcore fans and the serendipitous arrival of curious passers-by…

Read more here: www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/2012/06/09/154628698/six-creative-presenters-finding-new-audiences-for-jazz