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Anat Cohen and Wycliffe Gordon with the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra

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Two separate photos are merged together. Anat Cohen leans towards the camera in a magenta dress (left). Wycliffe Cordon faces the camera holding a trumpet wearing a grey blazer and a blue collared shirt (right). Both are smiling.

Saturday, July 9, 2022
8pm PT

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Bing Concert Hall
327 Lasuen St, Stanford, CA 94305
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SJW MEMBER: $34 / $64 / $89 / $104  |  Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $24 - NON-MEMBER: $40 / $70 / $95 / $110 |  Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $30
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“[Cohen] tells stories from her own experiences that are so deeply felt that they are very likely to connect listeners to their own dreams, desires, and longings.” — Nat Hentoff

“[Gordon is] one of the premier trombonists of our time.” — New York Times

With blazing technique, expressive virtuosity, and a charismatic stage presence, Anat Cohen has been voted Clarinetist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association every year since 2007. Similarly, always topping the Trombonist of the Year and Critic’s Poll lists, Wycliffe Gordon is one of the foremost musical ambassadors and interpreters of America’s music. With unmatched mastery of the plunger mute, his exceptional technique and signature sound has solidified his place as one of the top trombonists of his generation. Accompanying these two jazz virtuosi is the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra, SJW’s egalitarian ensemble of women and men who are among the top jazz artists in the Bay Area.

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  • Anat Cohen, clarinet
  • Wycliffe Gordon, trombone and slide trumpet

SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra

  • Alto sax: Mary Fettig, Markus Howell
  • Tenor sax: Kris Strom, Jessica Jones
  • Bari sax: Bob Farrington
  • Trumpet: Louis Fasman, John Worley, Skylar Tang
  • Trombone: Jeanne Geiger, Naomi Siegel, Sarah Cline, Ryan Black
  • Piano: Glen Pearson
  • Bass: Ruth Davies
  • Drums: David Rokeach

SPONSORED BY MICHAEL AND BARI HOWARD.

Admission Information

SJW MEMBER TICKETS: $34 / $64 / $89 / $104  |  Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $24

NON-MEMBER TICKETS: $40 / $70 / $95 / $110 |  Child (17 and under) & Student (present valid student ID card) $30

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