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

Upcoming Concert
May 19, 2018

The legendary tenor sax and flute player performs with an all-star ensemble at the Healdsburg Jazz Festival in June.

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Feature Article
May 16, 2018

The influential critic and musical polymath is ailing in Modesto. A celebration of his legacy will raise funds to bring him home to Oakland.

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Jazz Review
May 15, 2018

The trio bends but doesn’t break jazz tradition, carrying on the legacy of Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, and Coltrane.

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Feature Article
May 15, 2018

An unassuming jazz great is still a jazz great.

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Feature Article
May 15, 2018

Greenlief and a host of collaborators bring An Improvisation to ODC Theater.

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Jazz Review
May 8, 2018

A band dedicated to the legacy of the under-recognized jazz great Mary Lou Williams delivers showstoppers with ease.

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Upcoming Concert
May 4, 2018

The singer-songwriter brings the music of her latest album to Berkeley’s Freight and Salvage.

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Jazz Review
April 30, 2018

The jazz vocalist doesn't stray too far into unexpected territory at her Sound Room gig, and that's just fine.

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Jazz Review
April 24, 2018

The esteemed local saxophonist honors the jazz legend with inspired interpretations of lesser-known gems from his 1964 recording.

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Editorial
April 23, 2018

The pioneering combo celebrates 40 years in the vanguard by doing what it's always done best.

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