Stories about Jazz

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s ‘Crowd Surfing’ album mortifies, delights

Oakland's self-proclaimed 'Phil Donahue of the Internet Age' works the room like a hilarious punk-rock savant.

New Music: Werkha strikes dance floor gold with ‘The Rigour’

UK artist's five-track EP breaks into singular territory, with spaceship synths and a jazz-inflected approach.

All Ears: 17 music releases to look forward to in 2020

Future funk, post-grunge, global Creole, surf rock, avant pop, and more on the musical menu for the new year.

LA producer Elusive steps into a fidgety ‘Ambient Void’

The scene fixture's latest builds minaiture worlds from cascading synths, vinyl crackles, and flush atmospherics.

Review: Hanukkah with the Klezmatics? You bet your latkes.

At SFJAZZ, Woody Guthrie lyrics, Latin beats, and a laundromat-inspired rhythm added to the renowned group's eclecticism.

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

Kamaal Williams brings London’s nightlife jazz explosion to SF

'70s funk and fusion meet contemporary hip-hop and electronics in the DJ's work, representative of a massive scene.

Ana Gasteyer adds ‘Sugar & Booze’ to Symphony’s ‘Holiday Gaiety’

'Fruit curds are my personal holiday cocaine,' says singer-comic, joining drag queens and musicians on stage this Saturday.

Review: MF Robot’s ‘Finders Keepers’ pushes a rolling funk momentum

A soulful new single from founders of the Brand New Heavies is good, real good.

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

New album 'TXLAX' arrives, loaded from tip to tail with deep house cuts and future funk darts.