SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

Kasey Knudsen Sextet: Free Modern Jazz Performance in The Presidio

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Presidio Officers’ Club
50 Moraga Ave, The Presidio,
San Francisco, CA


Saxophonist, composer, and educator Kasey Knudsen has been commissioned by the California Jazz Conservatory’s Emerging Artist Series, by Intersection for the Arts, and by the de Young Museum. She leads her own trio and sextet, and co-leads the ensembles the Schimscheimer Family Trio and the Holly Martins. Knudsen’s ensembles navigates her knotty modern jazz compositions with fire and grace.

Knudsen performs often as a sideperson with Ben Goldberg, Fred Frith, Eric Garland, Henry Hung, Ian Carey, Adam Shulman, Nathan Clevenger, Aaron Novik and Michael Coleman, and the Montclair Women’s Big Band, among others. Knudsen is a faculty member of Sonoma State University, Stanford Jazz Workshop, Lafayette Jazz Workshop, and the California Jazz Conservatory.

Cost: Free