Jazz

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

Jeff Kaliss - August 24, 2021

The local scene develops a lot of jazz talent. Meet a pair of players who are ready for bigger challenges.

Richard S. Ginell - August 17, 2021

The jazz legend has two new boxed sets, with much more still to come.

Andrew Gilbert - August 9, 2021

The lauded jazz vocalist takes up residence with an all-star combo in Hotel Nikko’s newest music venue.

Jeff Kaliss - July 20, 2021

One half of Los Hermanos, the documentary film, is bringing a new concerto to Festival Napa Valley.

Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021

He’s one of the giants of the jazz world, but he’s never settled for just one genre. SFCV has your guide to the pianist/composer’s staggering output.

Andrew Gilbert - June 28, 2021

Listen in this week as the “mama bear of the Bay Area jazz scene” reluctantly wraps up her long run on KCSM.

Victoria Looseleaf - June 28, 2021

Incorporating everything from jazz to Sumerian choruses into her work, the Iranian-born polymath never stops creating. She talks with SFCV about her latest projects.

Paul Kotapish - June 8, 2021

A live concert with Joshua Redman and Zakir Hussain launches a lively calendar of events as the Jazz Workshop returns to in-person instruction.

Andrew Gilbert - June 5, 2021

Sentimental Journey captures war-era jazz as played by a swinging service band for troops stationed in the Pacific theater.

Paul Kotapish - May 25, 2021

The first of 18 exclusive broadcasts begins June 3 with a concert from Havana.