George Brooks

Hailed as the “leading American voice in Indian jazz fusion”, saxophonist and composer, George Brooks has performed with such notable musicians as Terry Riley, John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Larry Coryell, Etta James, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Kronos Quartet, and Anthony Braxton. His original compositions combine elegant melodies with the rich harmonies of modern jazz and […]

Musical Art Quintet

The Musical Art Quintet was formed in 2008 in the Mission district of San Francisco during chamber music jam sessions every Sunday night at Cafe Revolution. Each week a new piece of music was written by MAQ band leader Sascha Jacobsen to be performed at Classical Revolution, and ink still wet, we would read through […]

Point Richmond Jazz

Point Richmond Jazz is all about Jazz Violin. Periodically we will feature broadcasts about the fascinating history of the Violin in Jazz, and its role and significance in the development of jazz from the beginning of the music we call jazz. www.prjazz.org

Quartet San Francisco

Grammy nominees for their last three CD releases (2009, 2007, and 2006) and International Tango competition winners (New York, 2004), Quartet San Francisco expresses itself in its agility and standout virtuosic playing. www.quartetsanfrancisco.com

Real Vocal String Quartet

RVSQ’s surprisingly broad repertoire embraces the diverse influences of all four players, from classical, jazz, and rock, to songs and styles from West Africa, Brazil, and rural America. Yet while four distinct voices can be heard, in seven years of performing together, the Quartet has achieved a true group sound. www.rvsq.com

Rent Romus

Rent Romus is a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader, music producer, and community leader hailed by Downbeat as having “…a bold sound, unmistakable sincerity and conviction”. Romus currently leads the Lords of Outland a free improvisation unit since 1994, the Life’s Blood Ensemble a compositional contemporary ensemble, and the Finnish/American group Otherworld Ensemble. He is the founder […]

TOPAZ

The TOPAZ Ensemble was founded in 2005 by prominent American violist and composer Mimi Dye. The ensemble performs primarily music composed by the founder, all of which is dedicated to peace, understanding, and celebration. The ensemble has also collaborated with other performing groups, including the VNote Ensemble (folkloric music of Venezuela) and Sukay (traditional Andean […]

Terrence Brewer

Multiple-Award winning guitarist Terrence Brewer is a 2016 inductee into the Pittsburg Arts and Entertainment Hall of Fame and was recently proclaimed by long-time music scribe, David Becker (SF Examiner/AXS.com), as the San Francisco Bay areas #1 Jazz Guitarist. Brewer is a first-call and in-demand bandleader, record producer, concert performer, studio musician, and one of […]

Vitamin Em

Vitamin Em puts a new spin on funk, jazz, R&B, Soul and fiddle music. This group of strings, accordion, bassoon and percussion gets DOWN! If you like to have fun, be exhilarated, enjoy life and love to groove, this band is for you. www.vitaminemmusic.com

Tiffany Austin

Vocalist Tiffany Austin’s tradition-rooted yet totally modern style has established her as one of the fastest rising jazz stars in Northern California. Before earning a law degree at U.C. Berkeley, she’d performed on three continents—around her native Los Angeles while attending college, then for a year in England, and eventually for five and a half […]