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

Peter Feher - February 1, 2022

An impressive range of talent is expected to make the inaugural jazz festival at the performing arts center at Cal State Northridge a major draw.

Richard S. Ginell - January 25, 2022

The orchestra plays a swath of the great composer’s long-form pieces in arrangements.

Iris Kwok - January 24, 2022

Catch the madcap antics of The Queen’s Cartoonists in California in the coming weeks.

Andrew Gilbert - January 18, 2022

Guitarist Django Reinhardt’s musical legacy continues to thrive in California and beyond.

Richard S. Ginell - January 18, 2022

Glasper’s imagination takes off in the wildly eclectic second set, replete with the String Candy Orchestra, a DJ, and electronic voice-overs.

Andrew Gilbert - January 11, 2022

Joey DeFrancesco, one of the instrument’s greatest artists, performs in the Bay Area this month.

Richard S. Ginell - December 20, 2021

A recently unearthed recording of Coltrane live in Seattle with a powerhouse septet shines new light on his musical journey.

Lou Fancher - December 13, 2021

With six decades in the music industry, singing and teaching, Carol has accumulated a very rare wisdom in addition to her musicianship.

Andrew Gilbert - December 13, 2021

The late Brazilian acoustic guitarist had an outsized impact on the Bay Area music scene. A new three-CD set features great live performances captured in the ’60s.  

Victoria Looseleaf - December 6, 2021

The polymath composer tells SFCV about his creative process and curating the latest installment of SFS’s genre-busting music showcase.