Thu.–Fri., Aug.4–5, 7:30 p.m.
Miner Auditorium, S.F. Jazz (201 Franklin St.)
Trumpeter Terence Blanchard returns with his Grammy-nominated E-Collective, joined by the acclaimed Turtle Island Quartet, performing music from his 2021 Blue Note release Absence — a project inspired by the music and enduring influence of the great Wayne Shorter. $30–$70, 866-920-5299, sfjazz.org