Jazz

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

Victoria Looseleaf - February 2, 2021

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

Andrew Gilbert - February 1, 2021

An appreciation of a Bay Area jazz stalwart and “the world’s most interesting man.”

Andrew Gilbert - January 12, 2021

The pandemic has taken a cruel toll on jazz artists and venues around the globe.

Andrew Gilbert - January 5, 2021

Meet Gunhild Carling, who’s world famous everywhere but at home. See her livestream on Jan. 7 from Piedmont Piano.

Lou Fancher - January 4, 2021

The charismatic young trumpeter and vocalist performs for Cal Performances at Home with her quintet.

Jeff Kaliss - January 4, 2021

A new book by Peter Jones traces the influential jazz vocalist’s musical odyssey, and delves into the chemistry of his most famous collaboration.

Andrew Gilbert - December 19, 2020

Flipping through the unused pages of the Great American Songbook, a duo mines gold.

Richard S. Ginell - December 19, 2020

Is the pianist’s latest recording the end of an era?

Peter Feher - December 15, 2020

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Lou Fancher - December 14, 2020

We chat with the tireless vocalist about her television special, life during lockdown, and her illustrious career.