Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Musician On Miles Davis Jazz Classic 'Kind Of Blue' Dies, At 91Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Coronavirus Update: Organizers Cancel San Francisco's Popular Stern Grove Music FestivalA popular free summer concert season that annually draws thousands of music fans to San Francisco's Stern Grove park has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.
Don't Miss Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Madds Tolling At Yoshi'sGrammy Award-winning violinist Madds Tolling stopped by the studio to talk with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his upcoming gig at Yoshi's. As a special treat, Madds performed live.
Violins Of Hope Tour Showcases Historic Instruments Played During The HolocaustProducer Patricia Kristof Moy talks to Michelle Griego about 'Violins of Hope,' a powerful show touring San Francisco showcasing a collection of violins from the Holocaust.
Check Out The Amazing Talent Of 19-Year-Old R&B Singer/Dancer Isaac BrownNineteen-year-old singer/dancer/actor Isaac Brown is just off the heels of his performance in Oakland. He talks about his career, his influences, his style, and does an amazing 'a capella' performance of the classic, 'Unchained Melody.'
Coronavirus Impact: San Francisco Symphony Cancels Concerts; Employees, Musicians Take 25 Percent PaycutThe San Francisco Symphony announced Wednesday the cancellation of all remaining concerts in the 2019–20 season and also its summer series in the wake of the continuing coronavirus outbreak.
After All The Hype, Hilarious Memes, Babyface And Teddy Riley Press 'Reset' On Beat Battle That Broke IGAfter a weekend of hype and hilarious memes that nearly broke IG -- #babyfacevsteddyriley if you’ve been on another planet – the legendary Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds and Teddy Riley are set for a rematch of their Instagram Live faceoff.
Coronvirus Update: San Jose Summer Fest Cancelled Over Coronavirus FearsJoining a growing litany of annual events to be cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers announced Thursday they will not be holding the annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest this year.
Report: San Francisco Nightlife Institution Slim's To CloseA longtime fixture of San Francisco's live music scene, the 11th Street nightclub Slim's is set to close after over 30 years of operation, according to reports.
Quarantined San Francisco Neighbors Sing 'Sweet Caroline,' Joined By Thousands On FacebookQuarantined but determined to keep upbeat, thousands of people stuck inside their homes because of the coronavirus sang together Thursday evening.
Coachella Music Festival Postponed Until October Amid Coronavirus ConcernsThe organizer of the Cochella music festival has postponed the event until October, due to COVID-19 concerns.
Legendary Jazz Pianist McCoy Tyner Dies At Age 81Jazz piano giant McCoy Tyner, who made his name as a member of saxophonist John Coltrane's classic quartet during the 1960s, has died at age 81, according to social media posts.
San Jose's Doobie Brothers Named To Rock And Roll Hall Of FameSan Jose's Doobie Brothers, who mixed R&B, folk, blues and rock on hits like "Black Water," "China Grove," and "Listen to the Music," were named among the 2020 class members for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Wednesday.
Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band Headline BottleRock 2020Veteran female rockers Stevie Nicks and Blondie will be joined by rising country star Maren Morris among the headliners for the 2020 BottleRock Napa Valley music festival announced Monday.
Pulse Of A Generation: East Bay Children's Music Group Gets 2nd Straight Grammy NodA group in the East Bay that produces music for and by children has been nominated for a Grammy Award for the second straight year, but the young musicians have a larger goal in mind: they want to change the world