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

Andrew Gilbert - April 4, 2022

Dianne Reeves presides over a spectacular concert honoring a who’s who of jazz artists.


Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2022

Violinist Regina Carter is as swinging and gracious as ever in an opening set with her quartet.

Andrew Gilbert - March 21, 2022

The mercurial saxophonist reveals his poetic side in his latest run of gigs at SFJAZZ Center.

Andrew Gilbert - March 21, 2022

Clarinet virtuoso Anat Cohen has a run of gigs in California this month, culminating in a residency at SFJAZZ with her expansive Tentet.

Jeff Kaliss - March 14, 2022

InterMusic SF’s celebration of Bay Area music-making will be as inclusive as ever, including a lot of novelty.

Richard S. Ginell - March 13, 2022

Sidelined two years by the pandemic, the concert at Disney Hall was a triumph for music without boundaries.

Andrew Gilbert - March 7, 2022

The veteran saxophonist and his supple band play a deeply satisfying set at the enduring S.F. jazz supper club.

Andrew Gilbert - February 21, 2022

The singer-songwriter’s own musical journey has been informed by her father Johnny’s legacy.

Jeff Kaliss - February 14, 2022

The pedal-steel guitar virtuoso talks about his instrument, its role in Black gospel music, and much more. He plays in Oakland on Feb. 27.

Andrew Gilbert - February 14, 2022

Social-justice advocacy is all in a day’s work for the virtuosic drummer. Her run of five unique shows at SFJAZZ starts Feb. 16.