SFJAZZ has announced its 2022-23 concert season – marking the 10th anniversary season of the SFJAZZ Center and the 40th anniversary of the organization – including performances from Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Brian Blade, CÃ©cile McLorin Salvant, Laurie Anderson, and Mariza.
First up is Brad Mehldau, who gives two solo concerts on Monday, September 19, and Tuesday, September 20, at Herbst Theatre. Mehldau’s latest album, Jacob’s Ladder, released this past March, features new music that reflects on scripture and the search for God through music inspired by the prog rock he loved as a young adolescent – his gateway to the fusion that eventually led to his discovery of jazz. “Skillfully weaving these elements into storytelling sound collages,” says Mojo, “Mehldau takes the listener on a memorable musical journey. // Continue to the full article