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SF JAZZ: NEA Jazz Masters Celebration

SFJAZZ / San Francisco / Music

These days, if Bobby McFerrin were to walk down Valencia Street singing “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” he’d likely be pelted with Mission burritos. But the transformative power of McFerrin’s music-making is real, and fully justifies his place on the virtual dais with such revered elders as bassist Reggie Workman, multi-instrumentalist Roscoe Mitchell, and jazz apostle Dorthaan Kirk. All but the last named will perform (from sundry locations), as will Terri Lyne Carrington, Ambrose Akinmusire, and others. —E.E.

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SFJAZZ 201 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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