Max Roach

  • Music

    January 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    The Great Sonny Rollins on Why Jazz Is "King of All Musics"

    Long celebrated as one of the greatest tenor players in the history of jazz, saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins has been refining the art of creative improvisation for almost seven decades. A precocious youth growing up in Harlem during the golden age of jazz, a teenage Rollins led a band that include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Track of the Day: Julian Priester

    One secret ingredient in the elephantine new Sunn O))) record, Monoliths & Dimensions, is Julian Priester. The murky, dirgey album's coda comes from the trombonist, who adds free jazz to "Alice" after a record's worth of metal, drone, and other bone-compressing free for alls. (He also plays a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Alland Byallo

    When it comes to great techno, is San Francisco the next Berlin? That's a question bouncing around inside the beat-focused noggin of DJ, producer, and label owner Alland Byallo. Byallo is part of the highly respected [Kontrol] crew, who bring minimal techno and  "avant-house" to places like the ... More >>

  • Music Awards

    October 20, 2004
  • Music

    August 28, 2002

    Give the Drummer Some

    Scott Amendola is a rare bird -- a jazz drummer who writes his own material and leads his own band

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    SF Music Awards 2001

    An exotic adventure into the mysterious world of sound!

  • Music

    June 13, 2001

    Hear This

    Legendary Jazz drummer Max Roach demonstrates his solo percussive talents

  • Music

    November 15, 2000

    Charlie Parker

    The Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings (1944-1948) (Savoy Jazz)

  • Music

    May 10, 2000

    Sonic Revival

    To save a floundering local avant-jazz scene, the Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists is bringing back the old-fashioned school of mentoring

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2000
  • Music

    September 29, 1999


    Spring Heel Jack's The Sound of Music

  • Music

    September 22, 1999

    Pointed Counterpoints

    A decade after their first collaboration, Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet rediscover the art of the ensemble composition

  • Music

    June 23, 1999

    Into the Maelstrom

    The Rova Saxophone Quartet once again honors the freewheeling spirit of Bay Area jazz improvisers

  • Music

    May 5, 1999

    The Re-Rebirth of Cool

    Jonah Sharp, aka Spacetime Continuum, strives to uncover the meeting point of jazz and techno

  • Music

    July 1, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 15, 1998
  • Music

    October 22, 1997

    King Sonny

    Jazz great Sonny Rollins talks about old songs, speaking in tongues, and 40 years of spiritual intensity

  • Music

    October 30, 1996
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    December 13, 1995
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