From June 22 to August 10 this year, the 41st annual Stanford Jazz Festival will play host to some of the biggest names in jazz. It opened with a sold-out solo performance by Herbie Hancock and will close with Chucho Valdes. The Daily took a look at some of the most compelling scheduled performances.
Between Stanford Jazz, Yoshi’s Jazz Clubs in San Francisco and Oakland, Zellerbach Hall and the San Francisco Jazz Festival, the Bay Area is a great place for jazz enthusiasts, and there’s much to look forward to in 2012. It’s one of the reasons why we can attract so many world-class artists who simply love playing the Bay Area.