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Chase Jackson Bring Ambitious Jazz to Piedmont Piano

The vibraphonist and Berkeley High grad has been studying composition and making his way in LA.
September 14, 2018

The Book of J Offers Radical Religion for Modern Times

With a new album out, the duo is promoting a repertoire that combines American folk with Yiddish and Hebrew songs, all expressing the unifying themes of love, struggle, and spirituality.
September 13, 2018

Unsettling Times

Protest songs, identity questions, and economic disparity surface in this month’s music and books.
August 30, 2018

Get Ready for Royal Jelly Jive

The infectiously danceable SF-formed band comes to Yoshi’s.
August 27, 2018

Indian Musical Forms Influence Sameer Gupta’s Jazz

The former Bay Area resident has a new album, A Circle Has No Beginning, and is at the Freight with old and new friends to promote it.
August 17, 2018

Joe Goldmark Is a Cowboy with a World View

The famed pedal steel guitarist with ties to Escape From New York Pizza and Amoeba Records has a new record out.
August 10, 2018

ELO Keeps Selling Out Shows

Take a trip down memory lane at Oracle with the Electric Light Orchestra.
August 1, 2018

The Decemberists Take a New Track

Historical and folkloric events go by the wayside in favor of contentious contemporary times.
July 27, 2018

Pete Escovedo Plays a Birthday Bash at Yoshi’s

Even after all theses years, Mr. E at 82 remains a great Latin force.
July 13, 2018

Oaklander Leads Stern Grove Festival

Bob Fiedler lends his passion to keeping the Bay Area’s outdoor music festival shining bright.
July 3, 2018