South African Jazz Musician Hugh Masekela Dies At 78Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has died after a decade-long fight with cancer. He was 78.
Powerhouse Young Saxophonist Brings Band To Mountain WinerySaxophonist Kamasai Washington brings his talented group to the Mountain Winery this Friday night for an evening of intense, forward-thinking electric jazz.
Groundbreaking Instrumental Hip-Hop Trio Returns To MissionExperimental turntable-jazz trio Live Human featuring scratch legend DJ Quest plays songs from its brand new effort 'scratchBop' when it plays Amnesia in San Francisco's Mission District Friday night.
Durant Scores 38, Warriors Poised To Sweep Jazz With 102-91 Win In Game 3Kevin Durant had 38 points and 13 rebounds and the Warriors beat the Jazz 102-91 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
Kinetic Jazz Trio Comes To Great American Music HallAdventurous jazz trio Moon Hooch brings it's organic style of electronic dance music back to San Francisco for this headlining show at the Great American Music Hall Friday night.
Saxophone Legend Brings Quartet To SFJAZZArguably the most important living saxophonist on the planet, gifted songwriter and musician Wayne Shorter and his high-powered quartet appear at the SFJAZZ Center for a run of four performances starting Thursday night.
Groundbreaking SF Trio Plays In Mission DistrictExperimental turntable-jazz trio Live Human featuring scratch legend DJ Quest plays songs from its brand new effort 'scratchBop' when it plays Amnesia in San Francisco's Mission District Thursday night.
SFJAZZ Center Pays Tribute To Renowned LabelThe SFJAZZ Center continues it's packed Season 5 schedule this weekend with four nights highlighting artists who make up part of the impressive ECM Records label roster.
New Transgender Doll Modeled After Reality Teen Star 'Jazz Jennings'The Tonner Doll Company will debut a transgender doll inspired by the 16-year-old star of the TLC docu-series 'I Am Jazz' at the New York Toyfair later this month.
Lady Gaga To Perform Jazz Concert In Las VegasTickets for 'An Intimate Evening with Lady Gaga' start at $1,000...
Mose Allison, Jazz-Blues Musician, Dead At 89Mose Allison, a pianist and singer whose witty, southern-accented lyrics delivered over a backdrop of boogie-woogie blues and jazz piano won fans and influenced musicians across a wide spectrum, died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 89.
Legendary Jazz Harmonica Player Toots Thielemans Dies At 94Legendary harmonica player Toots Thielemans, whose illustrious career included playing with jazz greats like Miles Davis and whose solos have figured on numerous film scores, has died. He was 94.