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

Jonathan Leal - November 15, 2022

SFCV chats with the genre-crossing player whose sound lies somewhere between classical, jazz, rock, and Armenian folk music.

Andrew Gilbert - November 8, 2022

The Berkeley jazz pianist introduces her new quintet in a beguiling evening at SFJAZZ.

Jeff Kaliss - November 1, 2022

The saxophonist and longtime SFSU faculty member has carved an idiosyncratic path and brought up a new generation of players his own way.

Josef Woodard - October 24, 2022

Vocalist Luciana Souza and arranger Vince Mendoza open the annual festival with their deep-dive Storytellers project.

Andrew Gilbert - October 24, 2022

The storied ensemble-in-residence that’s always inviting new players into the fold debuts this week in its latest configuration.

Andrew Gilbert - October 16, 2022

One of the surest signs that the community is finding its footing again is the opening of a new club, Simon Rowe’s Keys Jazz Bistro.

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.