SF breaks ground on center dedicated to jazz music

(Cathy Cavey/ABC7)

May 6, 2011 1:13:51 PM PDT
San Francisco is about to join New Orleans, New York and Chicago, among other cities, as a center for jazz.

SF Jazz is breaking ground Friday for the first center specifically built for jazz.

There will be a 700 seat auditorium for performances, rehearsal spaces, labs and a sidewalk café. Itwill be a place for people to learn about the American art form.