SFJAZZ Honors Bobby Hutcherson

SFJAZZ Gala 2010, Red Carpet Bay Area
Bobby Hutcherson, Berkeley Jazz Festival, Berkeley CA 1982 © 2009 Brian McMillen

Hundreds of jazz lovers gathered to honor Bobby Hutcherson and to celebrate SFJAZZ’s 27th birthday at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco on on May 8, 2010. The party not only featured jazz greats, but also the announcement of a new home for SFJAZZ — a 35,000 square-foot facility in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley — slated to open in 2012.  SFJAZZ will open the first stand-alone building in the country dedicated to jazz. Watch the video as seen on Red Carpet Bay Area, KRON4:

People in this video (in order of appearance): Marybeth La Motte, host, Red Carpet Bay Area, Srinija Srinivasan, chair, SFJAZZ board of trustees, Robert Mailer Anderson, SFJAZZ gala chair, Randall Kline, executive artistic director and founder, SFJAZZ, Kevin Causey, director of development, SFJAZZ, Cory Combs, director of education, SFJAZZ, Bobby Hutcherson, vibraphonist and SFJAZZ honoree, Nion McEvoy, CEO, Chronicle Books, John Handy, saxophonist, Willie Brown, former Mayor of San Francisco

More scenes from the event:

Video Credits:

MBL Media Productions
Writer and Producer: Jan Mabry
Editor: Anton Wannenburg
Director of Photography: Mark Hamburg
2nd Camera: Youske Koga
Still Photography: Drew Altizer
Associate Producer and Stylist: Cori Miller
Wardrobe: Sandy Mandel, Style Studio; Julia Panciroli Couture
Hair and Makeup: Ashley Daniloff, MilVali Salon, San Francisco

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