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Chris Potter’s Generations at SFJAZZ

Chris Potter SFJAZZ CenterSan Francisco, CA April 23, 2023 Veteran saxophonist and composer Chris Potter, onstage at the beginning of the final performance of a four-night presentation in San Francisco of “Generations,” his remarkable new suite, informed the audience that “There are eight movements, and each of them is named for a passage from Ecclesiastes 3:’There is a season, and a time for each purpose.’ The first movement is “To Be Born.” The widely celebrated Potter, now musical director of the SFJAZZ Collective and in his second season as the institution’s resident artistic director, describes “Generations” as a “meditation on the connections between people through time, and on the relationships between events of the past, present and future… [ read more ]

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