Dane, a jazz fixture and activist, is holding a party to celebrate the release of her new memoir this Monday at Freight & Salvage.
Tony Corman brings out the ‘beautiful colors’ in Harold Land’s big band sound
Berkeley guitarist and arranger Tony Corman’s Morchestra orchestra presents the music of Harold Land on Saturday at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Rain check: Berkeley’s first ‘roller boogie’ rescheduled for this Sunday
The skate party will shut down much of downtown Berkeley from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, and feature live DJs and skate lessons.
Gregory Howe’s hands-on producing has led Berkeley’s Wide Hive Records to thrive
Howe produced music from his Berkeley living room until he moved operations into a 900-square-foot Telegraph Avenue space 15 years ago.
Crowden director steps down as music school nears settlement with fired principal
The legal battle of a principal fired after giving vocab test questions involving lobster jokes is close to resolution. The administrator who fired him is leaving her role.
Deidre McCalla, groundbreaking ’70s singer, returns to East Bay
McCalla will perform at Berkeley’s Back Room Sunday afternoon, celebrating the release of her first new album in two decades, ‘Endless Grace.’
‘Like one body’: Young musicians from 22 countries inspire at UC Berkeley’s Greek Theatre
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s Encuentros Orchestra stopped by Berkeley for its final show of the year last Thursday.
Famed welder creates menagerie of metal instruments in his West Berkeley workshop
Pete Engelhart has been crafting bells, bangers and clangers with distinct personalities since the mid-’70s. You’ve heard them in the music of the Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin and in the soundtracks of ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Tenet.’
Summer concerts are popping up around Berkeley this weekend
The Outsound New Music Summit has found an unlikely home at the Berkeley Finnish Hall. Plus, Paper Moon Presents at the Bruns amphitheater and other musical picks.
Farida Nelson’s melodious journey from Baku to Berkeley
Nelson, who has sojourned from Azerbaijan to Turkey to the Bay Area, is debuting her one-woman show Saturday at the Back Room.
West Berkeley’s king of kosher wine is blowing his horn once again
Jeff Morgan, co-founder of Covenant Wines, gave up jazz and the tenor sax for kosher winemaking. Now he’s combining his two loves with an outdoor music series.
Berkeley choro festival spotlights essential Brazilian music style
Also this weekend: The world premiere of Jeff Denson’s ‘World of Possibilities’ and Haitian-American cellist, banjo player, songwriter and vocalist Leyla McCalla performing at the UC Theatre.