John Handy, jazz saxophonist
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
All month -- "Dreams, Realities, and Challenges"
A pictorial exhibition on the founding of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, 644 Broadway, San Francisco. Hours: Mon. 1-4, Tue.-Fri. 10:30-4, closed Sat. and Sun.
Info: 415/391-1188 or www.chsa.org
Sponsored by the CHSA and the Asian American Studies Department
26-29 -- "First Annual John Handy Jazz Festival"
T.S. Monk, Bobby Hutcherson, and John Handy are among the featured performers for the first annual John Handy Jazz Festival. Besides concerts (see below), festival includes workshops, lectures, film screenings, and additional performances.
Admission to each performance is $10 general ($25 for all three events); $5 students and seniors ($12 for all three); and $25 for "Golden Horn" admission ($60 for all three). Golden Horn includes parking and a reception with John Handy and others. Reception is to be held following Saturday's concert (see below) in Broadcasting's Studio One in Creative Arts.
Info: 415/338-1442, or JH Jazz Festival
Sponsored by Union Bank of California, the SFSU College of Creative Arts, and Associated Students Performing Arts
26 -- Jazz Student Combos
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Performance by the student artists in the Jazz Studies Program at San Francisco State University. Noon-2 p.m. Campus lawn.
27 -- Kitty Margolis, Pete Escovedo Orchestra, T.S. Monk Sextet
7 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts. (See above for cost.)
28 -- Les McCann Quartet, John Handy with CLASS
7 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts. Followed by special reception with artists. (See above for costs.)
29 -- SFSU Jazz Faculty All-Stars and Bobby Hutcherson
2 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts. (See above for cost.)