Jazz

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

Jeff Kaliss - January 20, 2020

The multimedia presentation at SFJAZZ explores issues of race, prejudice, and parenting.

Richard S. Ginell - January 20, 2020

The “Onstage Sessions Jazz Club” setting was perfect for the Brazilian jazz singer’s take on The Book of Longing.

Andrew Gilbert - January 19, 2020

The legendary jazz pianist makes a rare West-Coast appearance at San Francisco’s Black Cat starting Jan. 23.

Lou Fancher - January 11, 2020

SF Performances hosts the polymath composer/performer on Jan. 24 with Jennifer Koh and Vijay Iyer. He talks to SFCV about his evolving musical vision.

Victoria Looseleaf - January 7, 2020

The actress, comedian, and singer delivers unconventional cabaret numbers and a lot of laughs.

Jeff Kaliss - January 4, 2020

Funk reigns supreme in celebrations at the Great American Music Hall and SFJAZZ.

Lily O'Brien - December 26, 2019

The traveling trumpeter talks about life on the road and his shows at SFJAZZ in January.

Andrew Gilbert - December 26, 2019

The adventurous pianist has fresh ideas for programming SF Performances’ KDFC Salon Series.

Richard S. Ginell - December 8, 2019

Two of the hottest guitarists on the scene team up for a joyful, free-flowing exchange of six-string ideas.

Lily O'Brien - November 30, 2019

The jazz chanteuse has upcoming gigs with the SF and Oakland Symphonies. She talks about her passions and influences.