SF teen turns heads in the music business
July 17, 2017
Updated: July 17, 2017 11:42am
What makes an artist a prodigy? In the case of San Francisco singer, pianist, guitarist and composer Joshua Tazman, it’s not so much that he’s creating music that’s sophisticated far beyond his years. Rather, the 18-year-old writes songs that capture his numinous present, a feat of self-reflection startling in its maturity.
“The idea came to me a few months ago while waiting for a train,” Tazman said in an interview last month speaking by Skype from Montreal, where he was on tour with the Monterey Jazz Festival’s all-star Next Generation Orchestra. “Birds flew down from the…