Posts Tagged ‘Yoshi’s’

Groovin’ Around The Bay – 11/10/2012

There is so much great music in the Bay Area, that I needed to let you know about just a few of the happenings this weekend. My Picks for the Weekend: David Sanborn at Yoshi’s Oakland – Shows tonight and Sunday. I got to hear Mr. Sanborn and his band last night and they were […]

Stephanie Mills @ Yoshi’s SF – June 14-17

Stephanie Mills @ Yoshi's SF - June 14-17

The incomparable Stephanie Mills is making a rare intimate club appearance at Yoshi’s San Francisco from June 14 – 17. She is performing one show each night. Tickets are still available for the Thursday 8pm and Sunday 3pm shows and they are moving fast.

Happy Birthday, Bobby Hutcherson!!!

Happy Birthday, Bobby Hutcherson!!!

Vibraphone legend Bobby Hutcherson was born on this day in 1937. I first heard Bobby live in an SFJAZZ concert in 1999 celebrating three generations of vibraphonists featuring the great Milt Jackson and young lion Stefon Harris. It was an incredible night of music. I had the opportunity years later to ask Stefon Harris his […]

Healthcare Benefit for Dayna Stephens – All-Star Musicians’ Tribute Monday July 4 @ Yoshi’s SF

Healthcare Benefit for Dayna Stephens – All-Star Musicians’ Tribute Monday July 4 at Yoshi’s San Francisco Many of you know saxophonist Dayna Stephens as a popular face in the local Jazz scene. On Monday July 4th, The All-Star Bay Area Musician’s Community is coming together to support him while he waits on a dire kidney […]

Groovin’ Around The Bay – June 24, 2011

Groovin' Around The Bay - June 24, 2011

The month is moving by so quickly and I have seen so much great music this month include the Bayview Music Festival, Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Impulse Mondays, Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Carmen Lundy, Monty Alexander, Valerie Troutt, Rhonda Benin, and Hugh Masekela. Summer is here and there is great music coming […]

Groovin’ Around The Bay – May 27, 2011

Groovin' Around The Bay - May 27, 2011

Hope you and yours have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend! Have you checked out Birdland Jazzista Social Club yet? It is very hip, cozy, funky place to hear good music. My Picks for the Weekend! Howard Wiley Trio – 57th Street Art Gallery Oakland – Friday 8-11 pm Mary D’Orazi Trio – Birdland […]

Groovin’ Around The Bay – May 20, 2011

Groovin' Around The Bay - May 20, 2011

My Picks for the Weekend: Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Presents SF Jazz Giants – Friday @ 8pm (Frank Jackson, Larry Vuckovich, and Al Obidinskl) Ranzel Merritt Quartet on Friday at 8pm and Stephanie Crawford on Saturday at 8pm at 57th Street Art Gallery in Oakland John Santos Sextet – Birdland Jazzista Social Club – Friday […]

Music around the Bay this weekend…

Music around the Bay this weekend...

This is a quick post. I will make it pretty later. Valerie Troutt is at The Jazzschool tonight at 8pm. Oleta Adams is at The Rrazz Room through Saturday. Goapele is at Yoshi’s San Francisco through Sunday. Rachelle Ferrell is at Yoshi’s Oakland through Sunday. It is another great weekend to go hear and support […]

8 days of music

8 days of music

Over the next 8 days, I will see 9 music performers. I am very excited. Tonight, I am seeing the Ronnie Laws Quartet at Yoshi’s San Francisco in celebration of his new release, Voices in the Water. Below is a complete list of concerts: 02/20 Performance and Lecture: Jazz in the Gallery @ MoAD (Museum […]

Clairdee’s 8th Annual Christmas Show at Yoshi’s San Francisco on Christmas Eve!

I cannot think of a better way to start off your Christmas than to see Clairdee’s 8th Annual Christmas Show at Yoshi’s San Francisco on Christmas Eve. This show sells out quickly so please get your tickets soon. See you there!!!

Chick Corea Trio at Yoshi’s in Oakland 10/11-14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHICK COREA’S NEW TRIO TO PLAY 4-NIGHT RUN AT YOSHI’S OAKLAND Young Masters to Join Corea October 11-14: Bassist Christian McBride and Drummer Brian Blade OAKLAND, CA (18 August 2010) – Sixteen-time Grammy winner Chick Corea will convene an all-star trio for a four-night run of performances at Yoshi’s Jazz Club in […]

Terrence Brewer and Citizen Rhythm on October 26 @ Yoshi’s SF

TERRENCE BREWER AND CITIZEN RHYTHM WILL PERFORM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010, 9PM AT YOSHI’S SAN FRANCISCO LOUNGE, 1330 FILLMORE STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115, 415.655.5600 $7 Yoshi’s Lounge Website: YOSHI’S SF ‘LATE NIGHT LIVE TUESDAY’S’ PRESENTED BY ‘BAY VIBES’ Bay Vibes Website: (Alameda, CA, September 30, 2010) – Medeski, Martin, and Wood, SouLive, Miles Davis, and Cream […]

Generations in Jazz: Four Photographers – MLK, Jr. Library – April 3-30

Generations in Jazz: Four Photographers From Saturday, 03 April 2010 – 10:00am To Friday, 30 April 2010 – 5:00pm Free admission At the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San José, CA 95112 Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday 9:00 […]

“A Great Night in the Fillmore” – Benefit Concert for The California Jazz Foundation

“A GREAT NIGHT IN THE FILLMORE” Benefit Concert for The California Jazz Foundation John Handy, NEA Jazz Master 2010: Bobby Hutcherson, Tuck & Patti, Denny Zeitlin, The Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet, Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir Hosted by Rita Moreno, Academy Award, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner, legendary singer, dancer, and […]

Patti Austin @ Yoshi’s San Francisco November 20-22

I am so excited about seeing Patti Austin tomorrow night at Yoshi’s San Francisco. See you there! Posted in: Music News/Info, Yoshi’s. Tagged: jazz · Patti Austin · r&b · San Francisco · Yoshi’s

Lizz Wright is coming to the Bay Area – 9/18-20

Vocalist/songwriter Lizz Wright is bringing her sweet music to the Bay Area. 9/18 Dizzy’s Den stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival at 8:30pm 9/19-20 Yoshi’s Oakland – Shows at 8 and 10pm Photo Credit: James Knox

VidyA @ Yoshi’s Oakland

07/06/2009 Prasant Radhakrishnan – tenor saxophone David Ewell – upright acoustic bass Sameer Gupta – drums I had the pleasure of recently hearing the band, VidyA, at Yoshi’s Oakland. VidyA, which means knowledge in Sanskrit, intertwines South Indian classical music (Carnatic music) and jazz. The result of this pairing of genres was intoxicating. They played […]

Generations Band, featuring Jimmy Cobb and Eric Alexander, returns to Yoshi’s SF Tonight and Tomorrow

Editor’s Note: Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt will be replacing Terrell Stafford tonight. Generations Band, featuring Jimmy Cobb and Eric Alexander, returns to Yoshi’s SF on Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 & 7 Two sets Wednesday night and “Battle of the Combos” Competition Finals on Thursday April 3, 2009–For immediate release Media contact: Jerry Karp at (707) […]

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 […]

Yoshi’s Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant 2007 Anniversary Art Contest

For Immediate Release March 7, 2007 YOSHI’S JAZZ CLUB & JAPANESE RESTAURANT 2007 ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST Artwork representing 10 years at Jack London Square and 35 years of world-class Jazz in the Bay Area sought Deadline for entries is March 26th. Oakland, Ca (March 5, 2007) – In May 2007 Yoshi’s will celebrate its 10th […]

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 […]

Terence Blanchard Sextet @ Yoshi’s

Terence Blanchard – trumpet Aaron Parks – piano Brice Winston – tenor saxophone Massimo Biolcati – bass Lionel Loueke – guitar and vocals Rodney Green – drums Trumpeter/Composer/Leader Terence Blanchard is an innovator. He always has a fresh new groove and showcases new talent in his band. I have admired with his trumpet skills since […]