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.
Jazz Great Bobby Hutcherson Dead At 75Hutcherson died Monday of complications related to emphysema at his Montara home...
Famed New Orleans Jazz Clarinetist Pete Fountain Dead At 86Pete Fountain was the epitome of the happy New Orleanian who knew how to "let the good times roll." He died early Saturday.
Lady Gaga Gets Jazzy at AIDS Research Tribute To Ryan MurphyThe entertainer performed an hour-long jazz set Thursday at amfAR's tribute to Ryan Murphy...
Bay Area Jazz, Blues Icon Killed Monday In Alameda Traffic AccidentAn East Bay blues legend was killed in a traffic accident in Alameda on Monday.
A Music Lover's Guide To The SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers...
GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay AreaEnjoy a reggae festival in Richmond, see comedian Kevin Hart in Oakland, or participate in AIDS Walk...just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!
Historic SF Music Venue Cafe Du Nord To Re-Open This Week As Cocktail Bar And Jazz ClubThe club will officially open to the public June 17, 2015.
Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The FutureRandy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district's history, how it got it's name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
B.B. King Considered Standing Ovation From Bunch Of 'Hippies' In San Francisco A Career BreakthroughIn an anecdote from his autobiography, the late blues legend wrote about being reluctant to play San Francisco's Fillmore because he didn't think hippies cared about the blues. They ended up loving him.
East Bay Jazz Enthusiast Unearths Long-Lost Symphony Of Music Legend Lionel HamptonLionel Hampton was a jazz bandleader and "king of the vibraphone" for half a century. But when a five-alarm fire ripped through his Manhattan apartment in 1997, the 83-year-old lost everything, including his prized symphony.