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Lark Theater presents Jazz Week at the Lark – April 23 – 29
April 23 @ 7:30 pm - April 29 @ 7:30 pm
JAZZ WEEK AT THE LARK celebrates this uniquely American art form in collaboration with the Bay Area’s renowned music venue SFJAZZ.
A weeklong event that includes exceptional documentary films about the lives and times of jazz greats, a live stream event from SFJAZZ featuring legendary vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater and pianist Bill Charlip, and performances by local High School jazz ensembles.
Jazz Week culminates with the Live from the Met in HD broadcast of a new jazz opera, Champion by jazz trumpeter & composer, Terrence Blanchard.
• Film screenings:
Sunday, April 23, 7:30 pm — Music Pictures, New Orleans
Monday, April 24, 4 pm — Jazz on a Summer’s Day
Tuesday, April 25, 4 pm – Mama Africa
Tuesday, April 25, 7 pm – Round Midnight
6:30 performance – Tamalpais High School Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday, April 26, 4 pm – Chasing Trane
Thursday, April 27, 4 pm – Thelonius Monk: Straight No Chaser
Thursday, April 27, 7 pm – Mo’ Better Blues
6:30 performance – Redwood High School Jazz Ensemble
Friday, April 28, 4pm – Los Hermanos
• Friday, April 28, 7:30 pm – Live Stream from SFJAZZ with Jazz Vocalist, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Pianist, Bill Charlip || Intro @7:20 by Greg Stern, SF Jazz
• Saturday, April 29, 10 am – Live from the Met in HD – Premiere of jazz opera Champion by Terence Blanchard