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

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April 5, 2016

When necessity drove these award-winning classical musicians to experiment with jazz, their music-making got even better.

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March 22, 2016
The SF Conservatory joins forces with SF JAZZ for a new Roots, Jazz, and American Music degree program.
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February 10, 2016

The composer and trumpeter reflects on his “jazz-in-opera,” as he prepares its S.F. premiere.

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October 22, 2015

The annual event, which celebrates the diversity of the Bay Area musical community, examines Asian-American jazz for this year’s “Field Report.”

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Feature Article
July 23, 2015

Acoustician Sam Berkow talks about what it takes to tune up the venue’s sound system.

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Artist Spotlight
June 30, 2015

The celebrated singer talks about singing with a full orchestra for the first time in her career.

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CD Review
December 19, 2014

Branford Marsalis as you’ve never heard him before, on solo saxophone, in a ranging program of styles, in the cavernous, holy confines of Grace Cathedral.

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Artist Spotlight
November 3, 2014

Traditional jazz still flourishes in New Orleans and elsewhere, kept alive by groups such as the Rebirth Brass Band.

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Chamber Music Review
September 21, 2014

At the SFFCM Music Day featuring several acts in the three performance areas bubbles with enthusiasm and portends good things to come.

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Feature Article
September 9, 2014

On The Last Southern Gentlemen, Delfeayo Marsalis unites with his father, Ellis, on a project that encompasses his musical upbringing and training, and his view of jazz tradition.

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