SAN FRANCISCO JAZZ COLLECTIVE - NEW YORK 2012

July 20, 2014 – 5:17 am

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SAN FRANCISCO JAZZ COLLECTIVE
Plays The Music Of Stevie Wonder [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Allen Room, New York, NY; March 10, 2012 (rebroadcast June 27, 2014). Excellent FM.

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ, the Collective has become one of the most exciting and acclaimed groups on the jazz scene. The SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco is the Collective’s home base.

The SFJAZZ Collective is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a Spring 2014 Tour and an appearance at the 60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival in August by highlighting their greatest arrangements and original compositions. This “best of” performance includes material from many of the Collective’s past and present members along with the tribute composers including Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, Stevie Wonder, and Chick Corea.

To cultivate its distinctive sound, the SFJAZZ Collective convenes in San Francisco each spring for a multi-week residency. Throughout this extended rehearsal period-a rarity in today’s jazz-the octet workshops the season’s new repertoire and interacts with the Bay Area community through SFJAZZ’s education programs for youth and adults. The Collective then takes to the performance stage, including home season concerts under the auspices of the SFJAZZ Spring Season and a national and international tour, with stops in some of the world’s most prominent concert halls.

The Collective recently released the 2-CD set, The Music of Chick Corea & Original Compositions, recorded in March 2013 at the brand new SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, CA. The Collective’s first and only studio album, Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder, won Outstanding Jazz Album at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, CA on Friday, February 21, 2014.

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Thanks to mdshrk1 for sharing the tracks at The Traders’ Den.

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HD over FM > Sangean HDT-1 > Rotel-05 SE > SoundBlaster (Live! 24 bit External) > wav (CD Wave Editor) > flac

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Track 01. Announcer 3:59 (6.7MB)
Track 02. My Cherie Amour 11:05 (18.6MB)
Track 03. Announcer 2:04 (3.5MB)
Track 04. Visions 5:56 (10.0MB)
Track 05. Announcer 3:42 (6.2MB)
Track 06. Do I Do 7:49 (13.1MB)
Track 07. Announcer 1:43 (2.9MB)
Track 08. Sir Duke 16:30 (27.7MB)
Track 09. Announcer 0:37 (1.0MB)
Track 10. Tease 0:46 (1.3MB)
Track 11. Announcer Outro 2:09 (3.6MB)
57 mins

Lineup:
Miguel Zenon - alto
Antonio Hart - alto
Mark Turner - tenor
Avishai Cohen - trumpet
Robin Eubanks - trombone
Stefon Harris - vibes
Edward Simon - piano
Matt Penman - bass
Eric Harland - drums

Click here to order SFJazz Collective’s Wonder: The Songs Of Stevie Wonder.

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