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Jazz in May at The Dakota

Posted on May 2, 2017 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

  Keiko Matsui Thursday, May 11th at 7 & 9pm and May 14th at 6 & 8pm Call or Click Here for Tickets “one of the most creative and humanitarian artists around. Inspiration comes to her as easily as breathing.” – Examiner.com Matsui layers fluid, inventive piano playing into vivid soundscapes that have no equal in modern music. Her roots are in contemporary jazz, and her harmonies are decidedly modern,…

SFJAZZ PLAYS MILES DAVIS

Posted on April 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Each year, the SFJAZZ Collective creates and performs eight new works and eight new arrangements of tunes by an honored artist. Past honorees include Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, Stevie Wonder, and Chick Corea. For their 2016-17 season, the Collective will perform new arrangements of the music of jazz innovator Miles Davis and new compositions.   Tickets can be purchased by…

4/7 NEW SHOWS ON SALE

Posted on April 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

Edgar Winter | May 4 – 7PM CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS With over 20 albums and numerous collaborative efforts to his credit, Edgar Winter has not been satisfied to ride the wave of popular music stardom. Edgar Winter’s live shows consistently receive rave reviews. His music is always evolving and he is a master at stretching his skill and imagination to produce amazing results. He continues to thrill audiences with…

POP & ROCK COMING UP AT THE DAKOTA

Posted on April 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

MICHAEL JOHNSON | APRIL 12 CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS “A dazzling guitarist and wonderfully expressive singer. No two shows are alike.” -Billboard Magazine Johnson has established himself as a craftsman of gentle, virtuosic music, replete with thoughtful lyrics and unpretentiously dazzling guitar playing. This masterful storyteller has written hit songs for himself and others, and his shows are heavy on warmth and humor.   JONATHA BROOKE | APRIL 13 CLICK HERE…

3/31 SEVEN NEW SHOWS ON SALE

Posted on March 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

 An Evening With Robert Robinson Sunday April 16 | 7pm $30 CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Although he points to gospel greats Mahalia Jackson, Tramaine Hawkins, and Vanessa Bell Armstrong as inspiration, Robert Robinson works and lives in his own genre, combining his ministry of gospel with a vast experience rooted in soul. Artists look to him for affirmation. Fans adore his inclusive personality. They don’t necessarily have to embrace gospel…

Elite Song Stylists and Breathtaking Improvisers

Posted on March 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

FREDDY COLE An eminently satisfying entertainer. Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing, a certain nuance to his phrasing that can’t be taught. Hear why the New York Times calls him “the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation.”  BUY TICKETS HERE   STACEY KENT QUARTET feat. JIM TOMLINSOM A crystal clear voice that seems lighter than air. A saxophone sound that is gentle and intimate. Stacey Kent…

3/24 SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE

Posted on March 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

Michael Johnson April 12 | 7pm Click Here for Tickets In his 40-plus years in the music business, guitarist and songwriter Michael Johnson has quietly compiled an impressive catalog as performer and songwriter, establishing himself as a craftsman of gentle, virtuosic music, replete with thoughtful lyrics and unpretentiously dazzling guitar playing. Johnson spent nearly 20 years living in Minneapolis, and his annual Christmas shows at the Guthrie Theater became the…