2024 Lineup / Friday Aug 9

Tien Hsieh, Pianist

Fri, Aug 9 @ 5:30pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

This free classical set is dedicated in loving memory of Carmen Castellano.

Tien Hsieh, Pianist

Fri, Aug 9 @ 5:30pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

New Breed Brass Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

New Breed Brass Band fuses NOLA’s fertile brass band tradition with Caribbean, hip-hop, and modern R&B in the vein of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. The explosive group makes music by and for the Crescent City’s next generation: joyful, vital and unstoppable.

New Breed Brass Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Huney Knuckles

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
PG&E Park Avenue Stage (Fri)

Fusing watertight grooves with high energy shreds that will make you want to jump out of your seat, this 5-piece instrumental powerhouse has made a huge noise in the local scene, serving up soulful compositions, mind bending solos, & insanely funky jams.

Huney Knuckles pose against a wall, holding their instruments.

Huney Knuckles

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
PG&E Park Avenue Stage (Fri)

Tia Carroll Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Award winning California native Tia Carroll has quietly accumulated one of the most impressive entertainment resumes in the Bay Area, earning a reputation for her up-beat and engaging stage presence. Tia has headlined venues and festivals all over the world with her band and has shared the stage with legends like Ray Charles, B.B King, and more.

Tia Carroll Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Pascal Le Boeuf’s “Ritual Being”

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6:30pm
Hammer4 Stage

Described as “sleek, new” and “hyper-fluent” by The New York Times, Pascal Le Boeuf is a Grammy Award-nominated composer, jazz pianist, and electronic artist whose works range from modern improvised music to hybridizing notation-based chamber music with production-based technology.

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Pascal Le Boeuf’s “Ritual Being”

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6:30pm
Hammer4 Stage
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Benny Green – Solo Piano

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Benny Green received an invaluable early education from artists like Betty Carter, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, and Ray Brown. Committed to playing honest jazz without needing recognition, Benny seeks to stand as a torchbearer for the continuum of straight-ahead jazz piano.

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Benny Green – Solo Piano

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage
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The Family Stone

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7:30pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Performing timeless hits like “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” “Dance to the Music,” “I Want to Take You Higher” and more, The Family Stone carries on the funky legacy of Sly and the Family Stone and takes their relentlessly danceable groove into the future.

The Family Stone

The Family Stone

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7:30pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Las Cafeteras

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7:30pm
PG&E Park Avenue Stage (Fri)

Las Cafeteras have taken the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and have crossed many genres and borders along the way. Their eclectic sound and high-energy performances have taken them around the world playing shows at Bonnaroo, the Hollywood Bowl, WOMAD,  Montreal Jazz Festival and beyond.

Las Cafeteras

Fri, Aug 9 @ 7:30pm
PG&E Park Avenue Stage (Fri)

Baycoin Beats

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

BayCoin Beats is a band collective from the San Francisco Bay Area formed in 2018 by lead drummer and musical director Jae Stix Jackson. BayCoin Beats bring a variety of music — jazz, funk, hip-hop, soul and R&B!

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Baycoin Beats

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage
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Greg Rahn & the Fat Tuesday Horns

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Originally from Connecticut, Greg now resides in American Canyon CA, north east of San Francisco. After hearing Dr. John play piano, Greg developed a passion for two fisted piano styles like boogie woogie and New Orleans jazz.

Greg Rahn & the Fat Tuesday Horns

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Terrence Brewer & Mason Razavi: The Magic of Monk

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8:30pm
Hammer4 Stage

In this special performance, local favorites Mason Razavi and Terrence Brewer pay homage to the great pianist Thelonious Monk, known for his influential style of dissonant voicings and off-beat rhythm. They are joined by first-call musicians Gary Brown and Sylvia Cuenca.

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Terrence Brewer & Mason Razavi: The Magic of Monk

Fri, Aug 9 @ 8:30pm
Hammer4 Stage
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David Benoit Quartet

Fri, Aug 9 @ 9pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Grammy Award-nominated pianist, composer and arranger David Benoit has reigned as one the founding fathers of contemporary jazz for four decades. Benoit’s career as a contemporary jazz pianist has resulted in 40 solo recordings including Freedom at Midnight, Waiting for Spring and Shadows, which topped Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Charts.

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David Benoit Quartet

Fri, Aug 9 @ 9pm
Hammer Theatre Stage
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Incognito

Fri, Aug 9 @ 9:30pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

For more than four decades, Incognito—the British band co-founded and still led by singer, guitarist, composer and producer Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick—has explored the connections between jazz, funk and soul. Their vibrant, joyous live shows and innovative recordings have brought them a worldwide audience.

Incognito

Fri, Aug 9 @ 9:30pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Dolphin Hyperspace

Fri, Aug 9 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Widely known for legendary concerts featuring instrumental madness among zany synths and bonkers dance beats, Dolphin Hyperspace finds a new lane of expression within modern jazz and beat culture.

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Dolphin Hyperspace

Fri, Aug 9 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage
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Kiefer

Fri, Aug 9 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage

Kiefer’s signature sound is something you can’t forget; characterized by hard-hitting beats, complex jazz voicings and sentimental melodies. A standout at Stones Throw  Records, he bridges jazz and hip-hop with style and virtuosity, creating modern suites of infectious grooves.

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Kiefer

Fri, Aug 9 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage
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