Alto saxophonist and educator Peter Michael "Pete" Yellin passed away in Berkeley, CA on April 13, 2016 after a series of strokes.
He was 74 years old. Born July 18, 1941, in New York City, he lived there until he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in [...]News & Feature Articles | Concerts SF Friends of Chamber Music Hosts Free Concert Series
After a successful first season, the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music returns to the Officers' Club in the city's historic Presidio
to make good on the promise to put the "life" back into live music with free performances featuring Bay Area jazz and blues artists such as vocalists [...]News & Feature Articles | Concerts Drummer Billy Hart To Be Honored at Healdsburg Jazz Fest
Drummer Billy Hart steps into the spotlight as the 2016 Healdsburg Jazz Festival honors this perennial jazz festival
favorite and legendary bandleader in a two-day, 40-year retrospective. Hart leads four different bands during the popular festival's opening weekend [...]News & Feature Articles | Concerts Legendary Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Honored
When four-time Grammy award-winner Orrin Keepnews passed away at his El Cerrito home on March 1, 2015, the day before his 92nd birthday, he
left behind an unparalleled legacy as a jazz producer, advocate, and entrepreneur. Keepnews's brilliant career spanned more than [...]News & Feature Articles | Concerts | Festivals Jazz Vocalist Dianne Reeves Headlines SFJAZZ 2015-2016 Season
Dianne Reeves, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Hiromi, Wayne Shorter, Chris
Botti, Kenny Barron and tabla master Zakir Hussain are among the headliners for the 2015-2016 season at the
SFJAZZ Center in the heart of San Francisco. This season's line-up — the fourth season since [...]For more news and feature articles, please visit the Articles Home Page...