Stream SFJAZZ Collective’s “Fire” Off ‘Live: SFJAZZ Center 2014, The Music of Joe Henderson and New Compositions’

The SFJAZZ Collective features some of the most gifted soloists, composers and bandleaders on the contemporary scene: alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón, bassist Matt Penman, tenor saxophonist David Sánchez, trumpeter Avishai Cohen, pianist Edward Simon, trombonist Robin Eubanks, drummer Obed Calvaire and vibraphonist Warren Wolf. Their eleventh limited-edition album Live: SFJAZZ Center 2014, The Music of Joe Henderson and New Compositions, a tribute to one of jazz’s most captivating, creative and influential tenor saxophonists and composers, Joe Henderson, will be released March 10, 2015. Only 5,000 copies will be produced and available exclusively from SFJAZZ. Recorded live October 23-26, 2014 at the group’s home base, the SFJAZZ Center, the release features new arrangements of the classic works of Joe Henderson as well as new original compositions by Collective members. Check out the first single off the album, Henderson’s “Fire” (The Elements, Milestone, 1973) arranged by drummer Obed Calvaire below the jump along with tracklist and tour dates in support of the release.

Joe Henderson Compositions, arranged by SFJAZZ Collective Members
Recorda Me (Joe Henderson, arranged by Miguel Zenón)
A Shade of Jade (Joe Henderson, arranged by Edward Simon)
Inner Urge (Joe Henderson, arranged by Avishai Cohen)
Fire (Joe Henderson, arranged by Obed Calvaire)
Y Todavia La Quiero (Joe Henderson, arranged by David Sánchez)
Afro-Centric (Joe Henderson, arranged by Matt Penman)
Black Narcissus (Joe Henderson, arranged by Robin Eubanks)
Jinrikisha (Joe Henderson, arranged by Warren Wolf)

SFJAZZ Collective Original Compositions
Big Tent, Little Tent (Matt Penman)
Cross Currents (Robin Eubanks)
Four Stars From Heaven (Warren Wolf)
Eternal Wait (David Sánchez)
Synthesis of Band, Parts 1, 2 and 3 (Miguel Zenón)
Locura (Edward Simon)
Evolution (Avishai Cohen)
Absolvents (Obed Calvaire)

April 9-12, Jazz Standard, New York
April 15, Rialto Theater, Loveland, CO
April 17, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park, CA
April 19, Wallis Annenberg Center, Beverly Hills, CA
April 20, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, San Diego, CA
April 22, Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
April 24, Reno Jazz Festival, Reno, NV

SFJAZZ Collective: Music of Joe Henderson and New Compositions, Live at SFJAZZ Center is priced at $35 (plus tax and shipping). The physical 2-CD set is available exclusively at and at the SFJAZZ Center Store (located at 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102). SFJAZZ Members enjoy a 10% discount. The Collective’s new set will also be available at iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and a variety of other online outlets worldwide.