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

Victoria Looseleaf - April 15, 2024

Between many projects, drummer Antonio Sánchez tours his famous solo film score on its 10th anniversary.

Andrew Gilbert - April 9, 2024

The trumpeter’s new group combines a jazz quartet with a string trio and doesn’t sacrifice the particularities of either ensemble.

Richard S. Ginell - March 19, 2024

The jazz-funk bassist has created a striking and entertaining work.

Andrew Gilbert - March 18, 2024

With a heroic sound and broad interests, the Oakland native is more than ready for the spotlight at SFJAZZ.

Andrew Gilbert - March 11, 2024

With what could have been a straightforward tribute concert, Younger and guests craft something original and transcendent.

Yoshi Kato - February 21, 2024

Musicians are expanding the Gershwin favorite to represent a more diverse understanding of America.

Andrew Gilbert - February 20, 2024

On his new album, Isolation Suite, the seasoned Bay Area musician doesn’t shy away from the heavy feelings of the past several years.

Andrew Gilbert - February 20, 2024

The Gurgels have been bringing São Paulo to San Francisco for a decade now, courtesy of the Cressman clan.

Andrew Gilbert - February 5, 2024

Following a run of shows with pianist Kenny Barron, Blake is debuting at SFJAZZ this week as a bandleader.

Jeff Kaliss - January 30, 2024

Roberts and his trio’s jazzed-up version of the George Gershwin classic is just one discovery in a concert full of revelations.