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

Andrew Gilbert - December 19, 2022

The guitar genius is still pushing himself and others after five decades in the limelight. Here’s an introduction to his voluminous discography.

Andrew Gilbert - December 12, 2022

Neither Ernie Andrews nor Barbara Morrison ever signed with a major label, but they were legendary vocalists to those in the know.

Richard S. Ginell - December 6, 2022

It’s a heavy lift, but the LA Phil does manage to swing.

Jeff Kaliss - December 6, 2022

The great jazz player is remembered for his mentorship and collegiality, as well as masterful musicianship.

Andrew Gilbert - November 28, 2022

The expert singer who helped build up the Austin music scene before relocating to the Bay Area returns with her first album in 17 years.

Andrew Gilbert - November 21, 2022

Vocalist Kenny Washington settles into a four-night run at the Bay Area’s newest jazz venue.

Jonathan Leal - November 15, 2022

SFCV chats with the genre-crossing player whose sound lies somewhere between classical, jazz, rock, and Armenian folk music.

Andrew Gilbert - November 8, 2022

The Berkeley jazz pianist introduces her new quintet in a beguiling evening at SFJAZZ.

Jeff Kaliss - November 1, 2022

The saxophonist and longtime SFSU faculty member has carved an idiosyncratic path and brought up a new generation of players his own way.

Josef Woodard - October 24, 2022

Vocalist Luciana Souza and arranger Vince Mendoza open the annual festival with their deep-dive Storytellers project.