Jazz

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

Jeff Kaliss - March 14, 2022

InterMusic SF’s celebration of Bay Area music-making will be as inclusive as ever, including a lot of novelty.

Richard S. Ginell - March 13, 2022

Sidelined two years by the pandemic, the concert at Disney Hall was a triumph for music without boundaries.

Andrew Gilbert - March 7, 2022

The veteran saxophonist and his supple band play a deeply satisfying set at the enduring S.F. jazz supper club.

Andrew Gilbert - February 21, 2022

The singer-songwriter’s own musical journey has been informed by her father Johnny’s legacy.

Jeff Kaliss - February 14, 2022

The pedal-steel guitar virtuoso talks about his instrument, its role in Black gospel music, and much more. He plays in Oakland on Feb. 27.

Andrew Gilbert - February 14, 2022

Social-justice advocacy is all in a day’s work for the virtuosic drummer. Her run of five unique shows at SFJAZZ starts Feb. 16.

Andrew Gilbert - February 14, 2022

The singer’s four-night stint at SFJAZZ provides food for thought and balm for the soul.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 13, 2022

A host of creative talents join forces for a radically reimagined opera based on the ancient Greek myth.

Peter Feher - February 1, 2022

An impressive range of talent is expected to make the inaugural jazz festival at the performing arts center at Cal State Northridge a major draw.

Richard S. Ginell - January 25, 2022

The orchestra plays a swath of the great composer’s long-form pieces in arrangements.