04/08/14 Community Articles
Karsh Kale is an extraordinary musician who bridges two worlds. His fans try to never miss a performance.
03/29/14 Community Articles
Roy Hargrove is forced to cancel his show in San Francisco at Yoshi's, but his band plays on,
03/17/14 Community Articles
Yoshi's in San Francisco presents a spectacular music festival of vocal music with two of the greatest jazz singers today
02/22/14 Community Articles
Michael Feinstein's at the Nikko Hotel, is a warm and intimate room in San Francisco where vocal artists get to perform to an intimate audience in a comfortable setting. Paula West is given a two week run and is getting sold out cowds.
12/27/13 Community Articles
The holiday period can be tough on jazz and world music fans in the San Francisco Bay Area. It seems the clubs and restaurants are all reaching to please the crowds that go out rarely, but suddenly appear during this time. That’s why the appearance of flautist...
12/16/13 Community Articles
The band will play their hits, arrangements of holiday songs, and feature a big band vocalist
11/13/13 Community Articles
When Yoshi’s San Francisco (there is also a club in Oakland) has Poncho Sanchez in the house, the club will rock. And jazz fans who were there for the recent appearance by Poncho, experienced a very special experience, like no other in the City by the Bay.
10/26/13 Community Articles
What makes a tribute concert work? Two San Francisco show may be models for successful tribute shows
09/23/13 Community Articles
Jason Marsalis is a very talented drummer. On top of that he is determined to lead and succeed with a band in which he plays vibraphone, an instrument he is very passionate about.
09/12/13 Community Articles
Season two at the new SFJAZZ CENTER, includes a performance by one of the most accomplished players in the music, trumpeter, composer, arranger, band leader Terence Blanchard
09/11/13 Community Articles
Yoshi's has one night show by trumpet super group
08/07/13 Community Articles
The Cookers, a band of jazz great, is coming to the Bay Area with gigs at Yoshi's and San Jose Jazz
07/25/13 Community Articles
On Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Nestor Torres pulled together a band of great local players and rocked the house.
07/16/13 Community Articles
Four masterful new vocal artists made appearances recently in the San Francisco Bay Area and created a demonstration of artistry and excellence rarely seen.
06/19/13 Community Articles
A case can be made that the piano is the central instrument of jazz. In a series of concerts, SFJAZZ presents two of the greatest players on this instrument, and they are linked by a rhythmic concept that is powerful and dynamic.
06/13/13 Community Articles
A new jazz club in downtown San Rafael? This sleepy town is not known for successful clubs, but FENIX might change that....
About Ken V
I have played sax all my life
I have played sax all my life
Ken V joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 10, 2010