A few months ago, we updated you on the progress of construction over at 205 Franklin Street -- the fancy new headquarters of SF Jazz -- which is set to open on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Jan., 21, 2013. Today, the nonprofit announced the lineup for artists that will performing at the very fir ... More >>
Steve SheratonYou've probably never seen so many Bay Area jazz musicians on a concert program. This Fourth of July, an All-Star Bay Area musicians lineup of four bands with 22 musicians total -- including Marcus Shelby, Lavay Smith, John Santos, Ray Obiedo and Faye Carol -- will perform at Yoshi' ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: James BlakeJames Blake: The time in James Blake's life we might call his long winter -- from which he emerged this year with a phosphorescent debut album -- began as far back as the early '90s with his first piano lesson. There, at the age of 5, h ... More >>
Carlos Santana thinks the Grammys shouldn't take away its Latin Jazz award.When the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences -- the organization that gives out Grammy Awards -- eliminated 31 categories from the awards process last month, it seemed like a modest step toward streamlining ... More >>
EKAphotographyKev Choice Ensemble One of the biggest Bay Area-wide buzzes in recent years has been the revitalization of Oakland--specifically, the Uptown district. Its makeover attained critical mass in February, when the renovated Fox theater officially reopened, and tonight, a massive street fai ... More >>
A dozen local musicians find a silver lining in the election results. Seriously.
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