2018 Lineup / Silicon Valley Stage

Hosted across the street from the Main Stage, the Silicon Valley Stage is located inside the Fairmont Hotel’s Club Regent. Here, you’ll hear sets from rising talents and living legends alike, all of whom share connections to the greater Bay Area and reflect our vibrant jazz scene. More Silicon Valley Stage artists will be announced in May.

Pascal Bokar Afro Blue Grazz Band

Fri, Aug 10 @ 6:45pm
Silicon Valley Stage

Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam, Ed.D., an award-winning jazz composer, guitarist and vocalist, presents a musical banquet from around the world from his native France to his Senegalese and Malian roots. Anchored in bebop, Pascal Bokar has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Donald Byrd, Donald Bailey and Barney Wilen.

All Stages Ticket Required

Pascal Bokar Afro Blue Grazz Band

Fri, Aug 10 @ 6:45pm
Silicon Valley Stage
icon All Stages or Higher Wristband Required

SJZ Collective Reimagines Monk

Sat, Aug 11 @ 1pm
Silicon Valley Stage

All Stages Ticket Required

SJZ Collective Reimagines Monk

Sat, Aug 11 @ 1pm
Silicon Valley Stage
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Aaron Lington Plays the Music of Astor Piazzolla

Sat, Aug 11 @ 5pm
Silicon Valley Stage

Jazz’s international parentage of African, Caribbean, European and native US musical traditions allows for many other of the world’s musical heritages to be interpreted. Grammy winner Aaron Lington delves into tango’s sensual sound with his new Plays the Music of Astor Piazzolla small group jazz project.

All Stages Ticket Required

Aaron Lington Plays the Music of Astor Piazzolla

Sat, Aug 11 @ 5pm
Silicon Valley Stage
icon All Stages or Higher Wristband Required