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Start: 05/19/2013 8:00 pm

Darol Anger & the FuriesIn Greek mythology, the Furies were ferocious godlike avengers who would swoop down on mere mortals and destroy them with relish.  The only difference here is that when these fantastically talented presences swoop down on Darol Anger, the result is not destruction but inspiration.

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Start: 05/20/2013 8:00 pm

Young Artists' ShowcaseOur May 20 Young Artist’s Showcase will feature chamber music performed by student ensembles from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Prep Division, the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Oakland School of the Arts, and Berkeley’s Crowden School.  Personally selected by San Francisco Chamber Orchestra music director Ben Simon, these talented students represent the future of the fine art of ensemble playing.

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Start: 05/21/2013 8:00 pm

Jazzschool Institute OrchestraThe Jazzschool Institute presents three student ensembles for this end-of-semester performance series!

The Odd Meter Ensemble, directed by Jeff Marrs, explores the application of odd meters to jazz standards. Featuring Julian Kucera, guitar; Eli Goldlink, piano; Colin McCuen, bass; and Dylan Habegger, drums.

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Start: 05/22/2013 8:00 pm

Jazzschool Institute OrchestraThe Jazzschool Institute presents three student ensembles for this end-of-semester performance series!

Directed by violinist Mads Tolling, the JI Jazz Fusion Ensemble explores the roots of fusion, including classic tunes by Stanley Clarke, the Brecker Brothers and Weather Report. Featuring Esther Berndt, sax; Gael Alcock, cello; Ryan Susoev, guitar; Craig Browning, piano; Seth Honig, bass; and Alex Shapiro-Romano, drums.

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Start: 05/23/2013 8:00 pm

The Blues Broads: Tracy Nelson, Dorothy Morrison, Annie Sampson, Angela Strehli & Deanna BogartThe Blues Broads – Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli, and Annie Sampson – are the real deal, with deep roots in gospel and rock and roll, country and funk, and most especially the blues. Dorothy co-wrote and sang gospel's all-time bestseller, "Oh, Happy Day." She's sung with Van Morrison, Boz Scaggs, Rita Coolidge, and Simon & Garfunkel.

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Start: 05/24/2013 8:00 pm

The Blues Broads: Tracy Nelson, Dorothy Morrison, Annie Sampson, Angela Strehli & Deanna BogartThe Blues Broads – Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli, and Annie Sampson – are the real deal, with deep roots in gospel and rock and roll, country and funk, and most especially the blues. Dorothy co-wrote and sang gospel's all-time bestseller, "Oh, Happy Day." She's sung with Van Morrison, Boz Scaggs, Rita Coolidge, and Simon & Garfunkel.

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Start: 05/25/2013 8:00 pm

Marcia BallMarcia Ball is a blues legend. Born in Orange, Texas, raised in Vinton, Louisiana, she started her solo career in 1974, inspired by the piano playing of Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, and James Booker, and the vocal magic of Irma Thomas. She chose her idols well.