New Series: Thursday Night Jazz
What could be better than sitting under the stars listening to your favorite jazz artists with the lights of the bay shimmering in the distance?
As a subscriber to this brand new series, you will have access to the very best seats! Seat location requests will be filled on a date-received basis, so get your order in as soon as you can! As a subscriber, you can add-on tickets to the Chris Botti Special Concert with your order—now your summer is all set!
All concerts start at 7:30pm; San Diego Symphony Orchestra does not appear as part of these concerts.
Press Release—San Diego Symphony Launches New Series at Bayside Summer Nights: Thursday Night Jazz ›
THU JUL 14
The Mambo King: A Tito Puente Salute
The brand new Thursday Night Jazz series kicks off with a tribute to the late, great Tito Puente. From mambo to bossa nova to cha-cha-chá, our special guests will immerse you in a soundscape of Afro-Cuban beats, Latin Jazz riffs and Tito’s favorite, the timbales.
THU AUG 18
The Future of Jazz featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant
As the youthful surprise winner of the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, Cécile McLorin Salvant’s performance inspired accolades from Wynton Marsalis and The New York Times, comparing her to Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald. San Diego’s own International Academy of Jazz opens the concert.
THU AUG 25
Jazz Guitar Masters
A stellar lineup of today’s hottest jazz guitarists (Peter Sprague, Russell Malone, Anthony Wilson) come together for one night’s worth of hot jams by the cool bayside.
THU JULY 28
Grammy®-winning trumpeter Chris Botti is today’s best-selling jazz instrumentalist and one of the most important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world. His cool but passionate melodies and international influences will weave a memorable evening of song under the stars.