2018 Lineup / Jazz Beyond After Dark

“Jazz Beyond After Dark” explores artists taking jazz music in exciting and adventurous new directions. This creative collaboration between SJZ and local, boutique programmer Universal Grammar is a nomadic initiative taking place on stages throughout the Fest—all are open to GA wristband holders except for The Seshen at the Heritage Bank Cafe Stritch Stage (All Stages access or higher required).

The Seshen

Fri, Aug 11 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

San Francisco Bay Area-based six-piece The Seshen is led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara. Their forward-thinking sound combines synthesizers, drum machines, live percussion, and entrancing harmonies to create an unmistakable fusion of R&B, synth-pop, and electronic music.

All Stages Ticket Required

The Seshen

Fri, Aug 11 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark
icon All Stages or Higher Wristband Required

Robert Glasper Experiment

Sat, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

One of the most notable names of the new jazz generation, pianist Robert Glasper first earned raves for his straight ahead accolades before critical acclaim and a Grammy Award for Black Radio, a future-forward blend of jazz, R&B and soul created with his group, the Robert Glasper Experiment.

All Stages Ticket Required

Robert Glasper Experiment

Sat, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

Peanut Butter Wolf

Sat, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

Chris Manak, better known by stage name Peanut Butter Wolf, is a native son of the South Bay whose work as both an in-demand DJ and founder of taste-maker label Stones Throw Records has earned him international acclaim.

All Stages Ticket Required

Peanut Butter Wolf

Sat, Aug 12 @ 10:30pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

Moonchild

Sat, Aug 12 @ 11:55pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark

Fusing candid soul and new-school jazz, LA-based trio Moonchild create dreamlike, ethereal compositions that hearken back to the spirit of key influences D’Angelo, Hiatus Kaiyote and J. Most.

All Stages Ticket Required

Moonchild

Sat, Aug 12 @ 11:55pm
Jazz Beyond After Dark