Oakland Councilwoman McElhaney To Accept Degree On Behalf Of Slain SonOakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney and her husband Clarence McElhaney will accept a degree from the USC Thornton School of Music on Friday the behalf of their son Victor McElhaney, who was fatally shot in Los Angeles on March 10.
USC Holds Memorial For Victor McElhaney, Slain 'Son Of Oakland'USC is holding a memorial Tuesday evening for Victor McElhaney, an Oakland man who was fatally shot during a failed robbery in Los Angeles.
Don't Miss Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Violinist Mads Tolling At Yoshi'sGrammy Award-winning jazz violinist Mads Tolling stopped by the studio to give Bay Area Focus a sneak preview of his show.
Powerhouse Young Saxophonist Brings Band To San FranciscoSaxophonist Kamasai Washington brings his talented group to the Warfield in San Francisco this Friday night for an evening of intense, forward-thinking electric jazz.
Jazz Pianist Sarah McKenzie Brings Paris To The Lesher CenterSarah McKenzie talks to Bay Area Focus Michelle Griego about music and her upcoming world premiere concert, 'San Francisco Paris of the West.'
Bass Maestro Holds Forth At SFJAZZ CenterOne of the most important musicians to emerge from the British jazz scene during the 1960s, legendary bassist Dave Holland comes to the SFJAZZ Center for four nights of music starting Thursday.
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.
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...