Stories about Jazz

To be blunt, a blast

Smoked Out Soul party at Monarch is a risky, ebullient mix of live instruments and recorded soul-funk grooves.

Sax, unleashed

Local saxophone sensation Howard Wiley of Extra Nappy dishes out hot licks before his appearance at SFJAZZ, Sat/22.

Jazzing up Jackson

When SFJAZZ Collective pays tribute to the King of Pop, don't expect Muzak -- but maybe a moonwalk or two. By Andre Torrez ALL EARS Nothing...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment...