Roy Hargrove Big Band @ Yoshi’s

I closed out 2008 by seeing the Roy Hargrove Big Band at Yoshi’s Oakland. Roy put on a good show and played to a packed house for the late show on Tuesday night. His sound was solid and his band was incredible. Their set consisted of original compositions and some jazz standards including a fantastic […]

Lizz Wright @ Yoshi’s Oakland – March 6-8

By the time I post this entry, you will have bought your tickets already. Or you may be like me and trying to decide how many times you will see her during this run. It has been about 3 years since I have seen Lizz Wright in concert. She is at Yoshi’s this week promoting […]

Yoshi’s San Francisco Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant Announces Grand Opening Date

YOSHI’S SAN FRANCISCO JAZZ CLUB & JAPANESE RESTAURANT ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING DATE AND STELLAR LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Located at 1330 Fillmore at Eddy Street, on the ground floor of the Fillmore Heritage Center, the nearly completed 420-seat Jazz club & 370-seat Japanese Restaurant is slated to open to the public on November […]

Flickr-ing brightly

The photo above was take at Jazz at Pearl’s when trumpeter Jeremy Pelt performed there last month. I have using flickr since earlier this year and here are a few of my photo sets. Andy Bey in Concert – Yoshi’s & The Jazz Bakery – April 2005 Healdsburg Jazz Festival – July 2005 Berkeley Jazz […]

Kicking off the year with a Klugh…

Earl Klugh – acoustic guitar Greg Phillinganes – keyboards Al Turner – bass guitar Ron Otis – drums There is nothing like starting off the year with good music and Earl Klugh delivered. I was overjoyed when I found out he was coming to town because I have been enjoying his music for a number […]