Jazz

SFCV’s perceptive writers report on America’s native classical music.

Steven Winn - April 11, 2021

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County hosts violinist Philippe Quint in a tribute to the artist who transformed tango. Streaming through April 13.

Jeff Kaliss - April 5, 2021

The fearless saxophonist and composer talks about his latest explorations with three top pianists.

 

Andrew Gilbert - April 5, 2021

Outstanding composers, performers, and producers are featured in 2021’s online celebration of Brazil’s sprightly, jazz-inflected chamber tradition.

Andrew Gilbert - March 15, 2021

Tune in at 8:11 day or night to catch the jazz chanteuse’s livestreamed talk show on Facebook Live.

Scott Cmiel - March 8, 2021

Two large-scale compositions by the multigenre artist are major additions to the classical guitar repertory.

Andrew Gilbert - February 22, 2021

The intrepid Chicago jazz organization has informed and inspired generations of local artists. Our jazz critic hears from prominent Bay Area musicians about this lodestar of creative energy.

Richard S. Ginell - February 22, 2021

A new release of outtakes, practice runs, and studio chatter illuminates the evolution of a jazz classic.

Lily O'Brien - February 13, 2021

Celebrating a new album out this week, the Grammy-winning soprano shares her backstory and insight into her embrace of diverse musical styles.

Michael Zwiebach - February 6, 2021

If there’s a lesson in this preeminent American composer’s work, it’s that reimagining the past in art can lead to liberation.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 2, 2021

The award-winning violinist, singer, and composer talks with SFCV about her latest album and multifaceted career.