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

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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Artist Spotlight
June 22, 2020

In a long interview, the renowned jazz polymath talks about staying human and finding love, justice, and hope in dark times.

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Feature Article
June 15, 2020

Leading Bay Area jazz artists respond to the current moment in the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Feature Article
June 9, 2020

Thanks to an innovative grant, 57 artist/teachers have had projects funded during the lockdown.

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Artist Spotlight
June 8, 2020

The Grammy-winning East Bay artist shares his insights on staying focused and creative in turbulent times.

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Feature Article
June 1, 2020

Here are six great recommendations for beating the blues with recent recordings by Bay Area jazz heroes.

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Feature Article
May 25, 2020

The prolific jazz composer/clarinetist finds inspiration in seclusion for his Plague Diary.

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Feature Article
May 19, 2020

Jazz artists follow the lead of the classical world in finding new sources of patronage.

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