Grammy Winner “Taylor Eigsti” Live Concert at SF State
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McKenna Theater (SF State) | 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
LCA LIVE, in partnership with the Morrison Chamber Music Center, presents Taylor Eigsti and his Quintet at San Francisco State University!
We invite you to join us as we come together as a community to connect and celebrate the magic of live music once again.
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GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist and composer Taylor Eigsti is joined by his quintet featuring Charles Altura, David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., Oscar Seaton, and Maya Kronfeld for a sonic odyssey like no-other. Taylor Eigsti is known for his dynamic and innovative style, blending traditional jazz with modern influences.
$20 for General Admission
$10 for Students, Faculty, and Staff
First 200 Students/Faculty to reserve a ticket are free!
Exclusive deal for SF Fun Cheap Readers: 50% off first 50 tickets using coupon code TAYLORFUN
About Taylor Eigsti:
Taylor Eigsti started playing the piano when he was four years old. Growing up in Menlo Park, CA, Eigsti was quickly labeled a prodigy, and has since released 8 albums as a bandleader, in addition to appearing on over 60 albums as a sideman. Eigsti recently won a 2022 GRAMMY® Award for Best
Contemporary Instrumental Album for his most recent album “Tree Falls”, released in 2021 on GSI Records. In addition to this recent honor, Eigsti has garnered 3 individual
GRAMMY® nominations over the years for his work as a recording artist and composer,
including Best Instrumental Composition, and Best Jazz Instrumental Solo. Eigsti has also
been featured on several other GRAMMY® nominated albums by Gretchen Parlato and
Julian Lage, and co-wrote a featured composition with Don Cheadle for the GRAMMY® –
winning soundtrack to the motion picture “Miles Ahead” (2017).
Eigsti has performed, toured, or recorded with such luminaries as Dave Brubeck, Sting,
Joshua Redman, Joshua Bell, Esperanza Spalding, Chris Botti, John Mayer, Vanessa
Williams, James Moody, Chris Potter, Nicholas Payton, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Snarky
Puppy, Christian McBride, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dianne Reeves, Vince Mendoza, Gretchen
Parlato, Julian Lage, Ambrose Akinmusire, Joe Lovano, Hank Jones, and Frederica Von
Stade, among many others over the years, and is a regular touring member of Terence
Blanchard’s E-Collective and a duo collaboration with vocalist Lisa Fischer.
Eigsti has travelled internationally quite extensively over the years both as a sideman and
with his trio and quartet, performing at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl,
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Royal Festival Hall, Olympia Hall, Massey Hall, Lincoln Center,
Davies Symphony Hall, Salle Pleyel, and many top festivals throughout the world
throughout six continents.
Eigsti has performed as a soloist with with many premiere symphony orchestras, including
the New York Pops, Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic,
Colorado Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and many others. Eigsti has also composed a
large repertoire of symphonic music for multiple collaborations with the Peninsula
Symphony, Oakland Symphony, Bear Valley Chamber Orchestra, amongst others.
Eigsti has also been featured numerous times in various television specials, NPR
appearances, commercials, and composed the theme music to the motion picture
“Detachment” (2011) starring Oscar-winner Adrien Brody, collaborating on the score with
the Newton Brothers. Eigsti was also featured on a television special with Chris Botti for
PBS’s “Great Performances” and recently was featured on Terence Blanchard’s score to
Spike Lee’s 2021 HBO DocuSeries “NYC Epicenters”.