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

Jeff Kaliss - April 30, 2018

The jazz vocalist doesn't stray too far into unexpected territory at her Sound Room gig, and that's just fine.

Andrew Gilbert - April 24, 2018

The esteemed local saxophonist honors the jazz legend with inspired interpretations of lesser-known gems from his 1964 recording.

Andrew Gilbert - April 23, 2018

The pioneering combo celebrates 40 years in the vanguard by doing what it's always done best.

Andrew Gilbert - April 22, 2018

The Beninese jazz guitarist and his transnational cohort feed off each other at Yoshi's.

Jeff Kaliss - April 19, 2018

The jazz pianist/vocalist and her top-notch trio showcases all that's best about jazz in an intimate set at the Black Cat.

Andrew Gilbert - April 2, 2018

The jazz diva's interaction with her supple backing ensemble embodies the best that the idiom has to offer.

Andrew Gilbert - March 29, 2018

Randall Kline and SFJAZZ convene jazz players on ways to connect the presenter more closely to the local scene.

Lou Fancher - March 19, 2018

The jazz singer's sixth "Just Like a Woman" show features a stellar lineup of Bay-Area women singers and musicians.

Andrew Gilbert - March 19, 2018

60 minutes of heaven from one of the hardest working women on the Bay Area jazz scene.

Andrew Gilbert - March 12, 2018

Berkeley pianist Laura Klein assembles a crackerjack ensemble to celebrate Marian McPartland's composition legacy.