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my roots while
Redman grew up in San Francisco,
son of legendary saxophonist Dewey
Redman and a Russian-Jewish dancer.
He graduated at the top of his high
school class and summa cum laude
from Harvard. He was accepted to Yale
Law School but took some time off in
Brooklyn, N.Y., where he grew serious
about jazz and quickly established a
blossoming musical career.
Artistic director of the SFJAZZ
Festival, Redman also is the founder,
artistic director and saxophonist of the
SFJAZZ Collective, an all-star resident
jazz ensemble composed of artists
representing many generations, styles
and cultures. The West Coast answer to
the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the
ensemble explores the last 50 years of
jazz repertoire through new composi-
tidns written by band members and
new arrangements of great works from
modern jazz history.
The eight-piece collective has been
known to practice in a sound-proof
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Community Center of San Francisco,
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music and theater.
Making its University Musical Society
debut, the SFJAZZ Collective plays a
tribute to Herbie Hancock, with perfor-
mances of his works juxtaposed against
new pieces composed by each member
of the collective, 8 p.m. Friday, March
31, at the Michigan Theater in Ann
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Theater lovers witnessed the talent of
Jewish playwright Donald Margulies in
the recently staged Brooklyn Boy at
Jewish Ensemble Theatre.
His play Collected Stories, about a
Jewish writer who is betrayed by her
young disciple, was nominated for a
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who teaches playwriting at the Yale
School of Drama, in 2000, when his
won the Pulitzer
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Dinner With Friends will be staged
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times are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays
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