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

Feature Article
October 22, 2018

Bay Area musicians building their own record labels create a bulwark against the tidal wave of digital distribution.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
October 16, 2018

Hancock’s powerful jazz ignited sparks on stage — with the orchestra and without.

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Jazz Review
October 16, 2018

The visionary jazz artist continues to find new expression through his compositions and personal performances.

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Feature Article
October 15, 2018

In his recent Bay Area sets, the musician turned on a new audience with an aesthetic that mixes electronic dance loops and beats with traditional jazz grooves.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2018

The groundbreaking guitarist talks about his musical odyssey and upcoming gig at the Fox Oakland.

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Modern Classical Review
October 12, 2018

A larger-than-life performance by the saxophone-drums duo takes listeners on a dramatic journey at CNMAT.

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Jazz Review
October 9, 2018

One of the region’s most vigorous creative forces continues to evolve and thrive through personnel changes.

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Jazz Review
October 2, 2018

The influential critic’s new tome offers a glimpse of the forces shaping the new jazz scene, from a New York perspective.

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Feature Article
October 2, 2018

A world-class Brazilian choro fest is just one of our top picks this month.

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Jazz Review
September 25, 2018

The world’s longest running jazz festival features women led-ensembles, and succeeds.

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