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

Richard S. Ginell - October 6, 2019

Christian McBride and Brian Blades join the pianist in an endlessly inventive set of fresh-sounding standards.

Andrew Gilbert - October 6, 2019

The world’s longest-running jazz festival is still tops.

Lisa Houston - September 24, 2019

Natasha Paremski and Alfredo Rodríguez pair off for three masterworks.

Andrew Gilbert - September 20, 2019

Women musicians are in forefront of this year’s lineup at the legendary festival.

Lou Fancher - September 20, 2019

The local favorite tours in support of a new CD inspired by the late Sven Asmussen and other string wizards.

Andrew Gilbert - September 10, 2019

The 89-year-old piano master opens SFJAZZ’s season.

Andrew Gilbert - September 9, 2019

Adam Theis and his audacious jazz collective present a free show at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

Lou Fancher - September 3, 2019

The influential guitarist talks about his famous violin collection and upcoming gigs at the Freight & Salvage.

Andrew Gilbert - September 3, 2019

The new trio-in-residence intertwines ideas and tones at the California Jazz Conservatory.

Richard S. Ginell - August 30, 2019

The jazzy Christian McBride Big Band finds common ground with progressive hip-hop from The Roots.