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

Andrew Gilbert - June 11, 2019

Eric Dolphy and Booker Little’s famous gigs together inspire another generation of artists.

Richard S. Ginell - June 10, 2019

The annual festival is a load of fun, despite persistent over-amplification.

Lily O'Brien - June 6, 2019

In advance of her gig at SFJAZZ, the accomplished young singer talks about her influences, challenges, and the confluence of politics and music.

Andrew Gilbert - June 6, 2019

Vaunted R&B and gospel singer Leola Jiles joins the angel band.

Andrew Gilbert - June 3, 2019

Our picks for great June festivals and gigs featuring jazz vocalists.

Jeff Kaliss - May 21, 2019

The singer deployed her vocal gifts in a set drawn from her latest album.

Giacomo Fiore - May 20, 2019

Terry Riley, Laurie Anderson, and John Zorn improvise their way to new musical horizons.

Andrew Gilbert - May 17, 2019

The composer has been dinged by critics here and there, but his music continues to inspire musicians, 45 years after his passing.

Jeff Kaliss - May 14, 2019

A collaboration with Marcus Roberts’s jazz trio opens new musical avenues for the NCCO.

Andrew Gilbert - May 14, 2019

The octogenarian jazzman sets the Black Cat ablaze with his fiery trio.