Jazz

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

Richard S. Ginell - November 12, 2018

The famous avant-garde jazz album sets the stage for new compositions.

Andrew Gilbert - November 12, 2018

The piano great joins forces with three collaborators in an evening of inspired musical dialogs at SFJAZZ.

Andrew Gilbert - November 6, 2018

Five virtuoso improvisers reach for the stratosphere at SFJAZZ.

Andrew Gilbert - November 1, 2018

Plenty to be thankful for with these great local gigs featuring jazz and other terrific music from around the globe.

Andrew Gilbert - October 27, 2018

The Bay Area is bursting with contemporary jazz composers and combos. A new series provides a welcome platform.

Andrew Gilbert - October 22, 2018

Bay Area musicians building their own record labels create a bulwark against the tidal wave of digital distribution.

Richard S. Ginell - October 16, 2018

Hancock’s powerful jazz ignited sparks on stage — with the orchestra and without.

Richard S. Ginell - October 16, 2018

The visionary jazz artist continues to find new expression through his compositions and personal performances.

Yoshi Kato - October 15, 2018

In his recent Bay Area sets, the musician turned on a new audience with an aesthetic that mixes electronic dance loops and beats with traditional jazz grooves.

Lily O'Brien - October 12, 2018

The groundbreaking guitarist talks about his musical odyssey and upcoming gig at the Fox Oakland.