Listed here are 8 reveals to see

As in previous years, Summer season Fest presents a basic problem to the legal guidelines of physics.

If unable to be in two or three areas on the similar second, one should make troublesome choices concerning  which musicians to see and when. Whether or not you plant your self in a single spot or hustle between venues, there’s a wealth of choices. Listed here are strategies for among the occasion’s most intriguing reveals.

The Unhealthy Plus

When & the place: 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Montgomery Theater Stage

Why it’s best to see them: The evolution from energy trio to piano-less quartet has taken The Unhealthy Plus into intriguing new territory, with founding members bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King joined by guitarist Ben Monder and imperturbably cool-toned tenor saxophonist Chris Pace. Be aware: The band additionally performs Kuumbwa Jazz Middle in Santa Cruz Aug. 10; www.kuumbwajazz.org).

Billy Childs

When & the place: 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at Montgomery Theater Stage

Why it’s best to see him: A pianist, composer and arranger of the best order, Billy Childs has stored a low efficiency profile over the previous three years, making his reemergence a post-peak pandemic reward. He performs along with his Los Angeles trio that includes bassist Dan Chmielinski and drummer Christian Euman.

Isaiah Collier & the Chosen Few

When & the place: 1 p.m. Aug. 12 at PG&E Hammer Theatre Stage

Why it’s best to see them: Chicago-reared saxophonist Isaiah Collier’s current four-night run at Black Cat was a revelation, and his spiritually charged bandstand communions supply medication for melancholy, boredom and common lack of awe.

Yakiv Tsvietinskyi with SJZ Collective

When & the place: 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at  Montgomery Theater Stage

Why it’s best to see him: Returning to San Jose after a formidable flip at Winter Fest, Ukrainian trumpeter Yakiv Tsvietinskyi joins forces with the SJZ Collective to discover the music of late trumpet large Freddie Hubbard.

Veronica Swift

When & the place: 2 pm Aug. 13 at Sobrato Group Fundamental Stage

Why it’s best to see her: A protean singer who can belt out glam rock, scat scorching bebop strains to rival any saxophonist, or cease time with a heart-bearing ballad, Veronica Swift accommodates multitudes, and a part of the drama of her performances isn’t understanding which aspect she’s bringing to the social gathering. Be aware: She additionally performs on the SFJAZZ Middle in San Francisco Oct. 12.

Connie Han

When & the place: 3 p.m. Aug. 13 at PG&E Hammer Theater Stage

Why it’s best to see her: A technically dazzling participant with a more-is-more aesthetic, pianist Connie Han performs together with her longtime trio that includes bassist Ryan Berg and drummer Invoice Wysaske, gamers who’re sport for her most audacious flights. Be aware: the trio returns subsequent month for performances at SFJAZZ, Monterey Jazz Competition, and Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, Sept. 22-24.

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