Music Articles

Every week, our writers take an in‐depth look at an artist, program or topic of interest to us. Spend some time with this week's classical music feature, or scroll through the extensive SFCV archive for insights in many music topics.


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August 13, 2019

Brazilian music has put down roots in the Bay Area, and California Brazil Camp is a major reason why.

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August 13, 2019

Lang talks about parenting, life lessons, and what makes a piece of music worth listening to again and again.

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August 12, 2019

An overabundance of new music of all stripes offers challenges for even the most intrepid enthusiast.

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August 9, 2019

New recordings by Caleb Burhans, Alex Weiser, and Caroline Shaw show their broad interests and influences.

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August 6, 2019

A facility has been added to Tanglewood, but the festival does not lack for great performance spaces and musicians.

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August 2, 2019

Nobody goes to Car Six anymore — too crowded.

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July 29, 2019

Check out our picks for cool August concerts featuring jazz, blues, and soul music.

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July 16, 2019

The revered jazz chanteuse had a profound influence on the Bay Area music scene.

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July 16, 2019

A rare 1974 film about the jazz visionary gets new life with live music at SFJAZZ.

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July 1, 2019

Our jazz picks for the month will get your blood going.

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