S.F. festival unveils lineup: Aidin Vaziri | The lineup for the SFJAZZ fall season could once again pass for a U.N. attendance sheet, boasting artists from all corners of the globe. Kicking off on Oct. 10 with an all-star celebration of Thelonious Monk’s birthday with pianist Eric Reed, the 27th annual San Francisco Jazz Festival will bring musicians such as Brazil’s Gal Costa, Israel’s Yasmin Levy and Cuba’s Alfredo Rodriguez to the Bay Area. There will also be plenty of familiar faces, such as Ornette Coleman (Nov. 8 at Davies Symphony Hall), Melody Gardot (Oct. 23 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre) and Milton Nascimento (Nov. 7 at Nob Hill Masonic Center). Read more.