The percussionist isn’t old enough to get a driver’s license, but the teenage members of the Chocolate Heads band can play almost any instrument you throw at them.
Musicologist John Lehman’s mission is to enhance the lives of adults who are 65 and older by stimulating their memories with music and helping those suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Forty-eight years after its founding, the band — known as Papa Doo Run Run — is still going strong, bringing its rendition of Beach Boys favorites to venues all over the world.
A Cambodian women’s group — the Devata Giving Circle — put on a talent showcase in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sept. 28, featuring a selection of Cambodian-American musicians and performers.
For three decades, Stanford students have run co-operative living spaces in Palo Alto houses named after Grateful Dead songs. House culture emphasizes sustainable living and sharing chores. View the video.
In a growing landscape of digital music services and internet radio providers, Pandora’s Music Genome Project remains the core of its service. Twenty-six analysts categorize thousands of songs.
In Santa Cruz, a family has dedicated itself to teaching people to learn music the same way they learned to speak: intuitively. Playing together downtown since the sons were children, the family has mastered the art of “Mountain Music.”
In this video, two San Francisco street performers share a funny and sometimes poignant glimpse into their daily lives as they eke out a living doing what they love.
Last year, Stanford biology student Adam Cole decided to write an original song to honor his mom on Mother’s Day. The biology-themed ballad became a YouTube hit.