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

Feature Article
September 15, 2020

UPDATED Sept. 15: SFCV’s weekly guide to online music.

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Feature Article
August 25, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of SFCV’s readers’ poll.

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Feature Article
August 18, 2020

Intriguing new books explore the history of jazz in films and television, as both soundscape and subject matter.

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Artist Spotlight
August 17, 2020

Writer, critic, and now singer/songwriter Simmons conquers a pandemic and personal injury to release her second album.

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Recording Review
August 10, 2020

The intrepid jazz composer breaks new musical ground while exploring unsettling themes of contemporary life.

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Feature Article
August 10, 2020

Bassist/composer Lisa Mezzacappa takes the leap into opera in an original way.

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Feature Article
July 20, 2020

The celebrated Iranian singer and Kronos collaborator crosses new boundaries with a CD of traditional and contemporary Persian poetry recorded with a Norwegian jazz trio.

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Feature Article
July 7, 2020

Our jazz critic shares his choice of recent local releases that provide musical balm for troubled times.

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Feature Article
June 30, 2020

A musical lineage that decisively influenced 20th-century music looks to continue in its own key.

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Artist Spotlight
June 30, 2020

The award-winning trumpeter, composer, and designer shares his vision for the future of music, culture, and social justice in America.

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