SFJAZZ Collective

Performance Santa Fe presents the SFJAZZ Collective!

Founded in 2004 in San Francisco, the SFJAZZ Collective is comprised of eight of the most respected performers and composers at work in jazz today—Warren Wolf, Miguel Zenón, Robin Eubanks, David Sánchez, Etienne Charles, Edward Simon, Matt Brewer, and Obed Calvaire. Known for their pioneering approach, each season the all-star ensemble prepares new arrangements by an honored artist along with newly commissioned pieces by each Collective member. “The Collective demonstrates that decades-old music needn’t lose its contemporary relevance — not, at least, in the hands of a group this encyclopedic in its knowledge of tradition, but just as versed in the foundation of jazz as a living, breathing and forward-reaching thing” (All About Jazz). Over the past 14 years, the SFJAZZ Collective has prepared programs honoring such greats as John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Thelonius Monk, Stevie Wonder, and Chick Corea.

In Santa Fe, the Collective will perform innovative new arrangements of legendary Brazilian Composer Antônio Carlos Jobim alongside new compositions. Jobim merged Brazilian popular song with jazz to form the bossa nova style, a new and wildly popular hybrid that has captivated listeners from its inception in the 1960s to the present day.

In addition to enjoying a captivating performance, audience members will have a chance to meet the members of the Collective during a post-performance “Offstage Reception” at the Agave Lounge in the Eldorado Hotel. Tickets to the reception are available through the Performance Santa Fe office.


SFJAZZ Collective
Friday, October 12, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Performance Tickets: $29-$100; 50% discount for students and teachers
Order online: PerformanceSantaFe.org or TicketsSantaFe.org
Order by phone: 505 984 8759 or 505 988 1234

Offstage Reception: Immediately following the performance
Agave Lounge at the Eldorado Hotel
Reception Tickets: $35 per person
Order by phone: 505 984 8759


Miguel Zenón, Alto Saxophone
David Sánchez, Tenor Saxophone
Etienne Charles, Trumpet
Robin Eubanks, Trombone
Warren Wolf, Vibraphone, Marimba
Edward Simon, Piano
Matt Brewer, Bass
Obed Calvaire, Drums

Antônio Carlos Jobim Arrangements

One Note Samba — Miguel Zenón
A Felicidade — David Sánchez
Garoto — Etienne Charles
Ligia — Etienne Charles
Inútil Paisagem — Robin Eubanks
Girl from Ipanema — Edward Simon
Portrait in Black and White — Edward Simon
Waters of March — Obed Calvaire
Corcovado — Obed Calvaire
No More Blues — Warren Wolf
How Insensitive — Warren Wolf
Olha Maria — Matt Brewer



More information about SFJAZZ Collective:  SFJAZZ.org
For interviews and photos, please contact Lily Carbone: lily@performancesantafe.org or 505 984 8759

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Performance Santa Fe presents world-class music, dance, and theatre, and provides excellent performing arts education for our community. For more information, visit www.performancesantafe.org or call (505) 984-8759.