Sunday, December 18, 2011 12-1pm JAZ SAWYER Trio @ MAYOR LEE’S SF CITY HALL OPEN HOUSE!
Jaz Sawyer – Drums
Aneesa Al-Musawwir - Bass
Ranzel Merritt- Tenor Saxophone
City Hall Building Management Room 008
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
This event is free and open to the public and will provide guests with an opportunity to tour City Hall and connect with the City’s elected officials and department staff. Many Supervisors and other elected officials will also be opening their offices to the public. The San Francisco Arts Commission is sponsoring the musical entertainment featuring the Jaz Sawyer Trio from 12-1 p.m . Additionally, guests will enjoy light refreshments.
Please consider supporting the San Francisco Food Bank’s Holiday Food Drive by bringing nonperishable food items to the open house. The San Francisco Food Bank collection barrels will be at City Hall beginning on Monday, December 12 until Wednesday, December 21 at 5:30PM. Those who have given what they can at the open house will have the opportunity to take a photograph with Mayor Lee in front of the Tree of Hope!
Civic Center Plaza will also host family activities, including a children’s snow park which will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Civic Center’s Joseph L. Alioto Performing Arts Piazza on both December 17th and 18th. Looking forward to seeing you there!
About Jaz Sawyer: Jaz Sawyer was born and raised in San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury district and began playing drums at the age of two. He also learned to play the trumpet and the bass before starting his serious pursuit of music studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music/Preparatory Division at the age of 15. Mr. Sawyer was a member of the San Francisco Youth Orchestra for two years before graduating from the San Francisco School of the Arts. Mentored by former Arts Commissioner Eddie Marshall, he has toured and performed with luminaries such as Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Hutcherson, and Abbey Lincoln in numerous venues across the world including Carnegie Hall, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Sydney Opera House.