Remember when psych rock thrived in S.F.? Of course you don't. You were high. But Comets on Fire will jar more than your memory.
Scott Amendola is a rare bird -- a jazz drummer who writes his own material and leads his own band
Trumpeter Nicholas Payton gives Louis Armstrong a vivacious overhaul
To save a floundering local avant-jazz scene, the Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists is bringing back the old-fashioned school of mentoring
After spending the '60s in the jazz vanguard, Sonny Simmons disappeared. He's back -- but still struggling
After three decades of feeding the homeless, the only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home