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SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012

Free lunchtime concerts at Levi’s Plaza Wednesdays in September and October
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SFJAZZ Summerfest an annual series of free outdoor jazz concerts from June through October in parks and commercial centers throughout the Bay Area – all free and open to the public.

SFJAZZ Summerfest 2012
Wednesdays, Sept 5—Oct 10 · 12pm to 1:30pm
Levi’s Plaza, Between Battery & Bay Street, Off the Embarcadero

Wednesday, September 12

Classical Revolution

Wednesday, September 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi’s Plaza

Classical Revolution’s Musical Art Quintet was formed in 2008 in the Mission district of San Francisco during chamber music jam sessions at Cafe Revolution.

Wednesday, September 19

Ghost in the City

Wednesday, September 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi’s Plaza

Delightfully appropriate considering the style of music Oakland based collective Ghost & the City plays is a reassembly of the past. This stripped-down version brings a harmonious blend of sophistication and swagger

Wednesday, September 26

Outer Edges of Jazz

Wednesday, September 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi’s Plaza

From straight-ahead soul to straight-ahead hiphop to the outer edges of jazz and international sounds, The Park is notorious for their ability to bring raw and captivating energy to whatever musical context they find themselves in.

Wednesday, October 3

Saxophonist Michael Zilber

Wednesday, October 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi’s Plaza

Leading Saxophonist/Composer Michael Zilber is hailed by Grammy-winning NEA Jazz Master David Liebman as “one of the best players and composers around anywhere – period!” For this performance, Zilber will be joined by keyboard wizard Peter Horvath

Wednesday, October 10

Alex Pinto

Wednesday, October 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Levi’s Plaza

Award winning guitarist and composer Alex Pinto seamlessly blends traditions of Hindustani music with modern jazz, creating a hybrid that is pushing boundaries and creating new soundscapes.