James Jaffe @james

Cello

San Francisco, CA
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James Jaffe @james

Cello

About

Cellist James Jaffe connects with audiences, colleagues, and composers through music. He has performed solos with the National Repertory Orchestra, CityMusic Cleveland, and the Stockton Symphony. Recent chamber music appearances have taken him through Switzerland and France on concert tours, to the Robert Mann String Quartet Seminar in Manhattan, to Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music, to the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival, and frequently to Groupmuses in San Francisco, including a sold-out performance of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden at San Francisco’s first Massivemuse. He serves as Director of Festival Rolland, a summer chamber music festival in Burgundy, France.

Music

Solo cello and chamber music

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Past groupmuses (152)

  • Salon

    WAVE at the CCC

    Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 2:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Instruments: Piano and strings
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened 4 months ago

  • Living room

    Passion in Piedmont

    Sunday, Nov 5, 2023 7:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Montclair, Piedmont
    • Instruments: String Trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened 8 months ago

  • Beethoven & Borodin String Trio in Crescent Park

    Sunday, Oct 1, 2023 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Community Center, Palo Alto
    • Instruments: String Trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened 10 months ago

  • Piano, Cello and Viola in Le Marais

    Friday, Jun 2, 2023 8:00 PM CEST

    • Neighborhood: Le Marais
    • Price: Free to reserve, 15+ € at event

    Happened about 1 year ago

  • Wave Collective Quartet in Crescent Park

    Sunday, May 7, 2023 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Community Center, Palo Alto
    • Composers: Mazzoli, Mozart, Beethoven, Perkinson
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 1 year ago

  • Zurich Beethoven Trio

    Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 6:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Oakland Ave - Harrison St, Oakland
    • Composers: Schumann, Beethoven, Bruch
    • Instruments: Clarinet, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $25 tickets ($20 for Supermusers)

    Happened about 1 year ago

  • Massivemuse Planetary Music

    An Ecstatic 10-Year Groupmuse Bash

    Friday, Apr 7, 2023 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: SoMa, SF
    • Composers: Coleridge, Walker, Swaminathan-Roper
    • Instruments: Cellos, Piano, Violin, Viola, Everyone!
    • Price: $25 tickets ($20 for Supermusers)

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • Centuries of Sound - Chamber Music for Strings, Piano and Voice

    Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 2:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Composers: Schumann, Beach, Clarke, Dohnanyi
    • Instruments: Piano, String Trio, Voice
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • Outdoors

    Music in the backyard!

    Friday, Dec 16, 2022 6:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Adams Point, Oakland
    • Composers: Bach, Bártok, Vivaldi
    • Instruments: Cello Duo
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $10+ at event

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • The Presidio Trio - Centuries of Sound

    Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 2:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Composers: Haydn, Schumann, Dvorak, Philip Glass
    • Instruments: Violin, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • A Holiday Prelude in Napa Valley

    Sunday, Nov 20, 2022 4:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: near Vintage High
    • Composers: Haydn, Schumann, Dvorak, Glass
    • Instruments: Piano, Violin, Cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • Outdoors

    Backyard Get Together

    Sunday, Sep 18, 2022 4:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Trestle Glen, Oakland
    • Composers: Bach, Britten, Cassadó
    • Instruments: Solo cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 2 years ago

  • Watch the city lights glisten over San Francisco

    Sunday, Sep 11, 2022 2:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Fairmount, SF
    • Composers: Pärt, Haydn, Coleridge-Taylor, Schumann
    • Instruments: Piano trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 2 years ago

  • Uriah's 10th groupmuse

    Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 7:15 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Lincoln Highlands, Oakland
    • Composers: Haydn, Pärt, Coleridge-Taylor, Brahms
    • Instruments: Piano Trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 2 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Kings Mountain Outdoor Groupmuse

    Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 4:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Kings Mountain
    • Composers: J.S. Bach, Gaspar Cassadó, Chinary Ung
    • Instruments: Solo Cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 2 years ago

  • An Evening of Wine & Music

    Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Eureka Valley, SF
    • Price: $35 tickets

    Happened about 2 years ago

  • Music at Century Club: Zurich Beethoven Trio

    Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 2:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Composers: Beethoven, Glinka, de Falla, Gade
    • Instruments: Clarinet, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened about 2 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Classic and new string quartets with the Sierra Quartet

    Saturday, Apr 2, 2022 2:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Berkeley Hills, Berkeley
    • Composers: Alexandra Bryant, Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 2 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Fancy Dress Up Party at The Roost in North Oakland

    Saturday, Mar 26, 2022 7:30 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Santa Fe, Oakland
    • Composers: Beethoven, Shaw, Dohnanyi
    • Instruments: String Trio
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 2 years ago

  • Massivemuse

    Music at The Century Club: Conversations and Variations

    Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 2:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill, SF
    • Composers: Brahms, Britten, Shaw, Beethoven
    • Instruments: Viola, Cello, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened over 2 years ago