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The Berkeley Jazz
Festival 2007



Bay Area Productions and Another Planet Entertainment presented the Berkeley Jazz Festival on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at the Greek Theatre on the UC Berkeley campus. Doors opened at 12:30, with the music started at 2pm to around 9:30pm. Both reserved and lawn seating were available. These two production companies are made up of the folks who used to run Bill Graham Presents back in the day, before it was sold to the media giant Clear Channel. They produce shows in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as throughtout California.

A first rate line-up featuring Rachelle Ferrell, Joe Sample & Randy Crawford, Brian Culbertson, Najee, and the Superstars of Jazz Fusion staring Roy Ayers, Jean Carne, Lonnie Liston Smith, Jon Lucien and Wayne Henderson.

The William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre is located on the UC Berkeley Campus in the foothills overlooking the San Francisco Bay and with spectacular views of The Campanile, The Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Mount Tampalpais and San Francisco at Hearst & Gayley Road. Throughout its 100 year+ history, it has hosted a variety of entertainment and famous personalities.

Harry Belafonte
Receiving a Lifetime Achivement Award
From Kyle Newport
Bay Area Productions

Brian Culbertson with Steve Cole


Joe Sample and Randy Crawford

Superstars of Jazz Fusion

Rachelle Ferrell

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