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....
03/27/13 Community Articles
Latin jazz legend Papo Vasquez makes rare appearance at new SFJAZZ center
02/24/13 Community Articles
SFJAZZ presents a concert of sax favorites with top flight band.
01/27/13 Community Articles
Yoshi's presents Latin Jazz show that warms up the audience
11/06/12 Community Articles
The Robert Glasper Experiment plays SF Jazz to a packed house
10/24/12 Community Articles
San Francisco is fast becoming the leading city in America for Latin jazz styles. But with two recent concerts, the City has reached a special place in this music that cannot be denied.
09/27/12 Community Articles
Critic Ken Vermes wants to understand more about the Latin Music scene in San Francisco and the Bay Area. In a series of shorter articles, he will explore elements of this new wave. He will then prepare a longer piece:
09/11/12 Community Articles
When Airto steps on stage at Yoshi's San Francisco, a few in the audience will know that they are listening to a master of percussion who was at the very start of what can be called the second wave of Brazillian music. And he recorded with almost everyone...
08/31/12 Community Articles
Jazz is the sound of surprise and this show is full of more surprises than this listener has experienced in a long time
08/30/12 Community Articles
Singer Karrin Allyson has a deep connection to a local record label that literally launched her career
08/19/12 Community Articles
Bringing your kids to music can be the most rewarding thing you ever do. San Francisco has one of the best clubs for this.
07/25/12 Community Articles
John Pizzarelli, on the road in Seattle, answers a few questions just before his show at Jazz Alley in Seattle on June 25, 2012.
06/23/12 Community Articles
Jimmy Cobb talks about his career and the people he recorded with-his great band is coming to San Francisco!
About Ken V
Ken V joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 10, 2010