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

Andrew Gilbert - September 27, 2022

The lineup for the 65th edition of jazz’s premier weekend is liberating and represents many interesting directions.

Jeff Kaliss - September 13, 2022

The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol shares her ambitious concert project, making great use of a Hewlett Foundation grant.

Richard S. Ginell - September 12, 2022

The massive work for orchestra, big band, and chorus was first heard on the West Coast 21 years ago, two days after 9/11.

Jeff Kaliss - September 12, 2022

The famed guitarist brings decades of blues and jazz experience to his gig for the Omni Foundation.

Andrew Gilbert - August 29, 2022

The venerable lyricist is in a new creative chapter, continuing the work he had always done in collaboration with his late wife Marilyn.

Jeff Kaliss - August 21, 2022

This weekend’s NAPA/NOLA festival highlights the unique musical connections between the Bay Area and the Crescent City.

Andrew Gilbert - August 16, 2022

We root out the best of an enormous fest that played out over three days on a dozen stages.

Bill Doggett - August 16, 2022

How a great American composer discovered the value of his African roots.

Andrew Gilbert - August 1, 2022

The legendary player brought a top-notch quartet to the Healdsburg venue, a preview of sorts for the Bay Area jazz season.

Andrew Gilbert - July 25, 2022

Bassist Giulio Cetto was a vital presence on the Bay Area jazz scene before an accident struck, but he rallied with the help of the community.