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

Feature Article
March 1, 2019

Our jazz picks this month focus on shows featuring lyrics and verse.

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Jazz Review
February 25, 2019

The bassist and his band Think Free get to a deep conversational level at Freight & Salvage.

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Recital Review
February 22, 2019

Wet Ink continues its exploration of Braxton’s unique, open forms at Areté in New York.

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Jazz Review
February 16, 2019

The influential jazz pianist inspires with his adventurous, playful spirit at the California Jazz Conservatory.

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Feature Article
February 11, 2019

The late jazz singer was a powerful creative force in the Bay Area scene.

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Jazz Review
February 5, 2019

The SFJAZZ tribute to Chucho Valdés is at its best when the Cuban composer and pianist takes center stage.

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Feature Article
February 1, 2019

From Nigerian Afrobeat to an Art Blakey tribute, SFCV’s monthly jazz picks offer something for everyone.

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Feature Article
February 1, 2019

Multiconcert residencies at key Bay Area venues allow artists to stretch beyond the boundaries of one-off performances.

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Jazz Review
January 28, 2019

Weaving easily between 1940s jazz styles and more contemporary music, Shelby’s 2006 suite is a masterpiece.

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Jazz Review
January 22, 2019

The peerless vocalist made her run at SFJAZZ a veritable love fest.

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