The new music director of the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen, has created a collaborative council to do, uh, something.
Garrett Harris 3 p.m., Feb. 20
Inception: San Diego, 2002
Influences: John Scofield, NHOP, Joe Pass, Freddie Hubbard, Philip Catherine, Christian McBride
Skirt Alert is the brainchild of guitarist Sean Martin and bassist Jason Littlefield. The two met while attending and studying jazz at Ball State University. Since moving to San Diego, the addition of saxophonist Gerard Nolan and drummer Jake Najor makes Skirt Alert what it is today.