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Monday-Wednesday
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Thursday-Saturday
5:30pm to 10:00pm

Sunday
5:00PM to 9:00PM
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4:30-6pm



Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510.238.9200


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Geri Allen: Tribute to Eric Dolphy

Sep 24-Sep 26, 2010


Attention email subscribers: Only the Saturday shows are sold out- we still have tickets available for Friday's shows.

Piano: Geri Allen
Alto Sax: Oliver Lake
Bass Clarinet: Don Byron
Bass: Dwayne Dolphin
Drums: Jeff 'tain' Watts

Click HERE to read a note from our Artistic Director, Peter Williams about these shows!

Click HERE to read a previw of the show in the SF Examiner

Friday

8PM Show: $24

10PM Show: $24

Saturday

8PM Show: $24- SOLD OUT

10PM Show:  $24-SOLD OUT

Sunday

2PM Matinee: $5 kids/ $18 adults with children/ $24 general

7PM: $24

Geri Allen is an amazing composer and pianist. Since 1982, she has recorded, performed or collaborated an amazing array of artists.  She's been to Yoshi's most recently with the tribute to Lee Morgan last winter, and previously as pianist with Charles Lloyd.

Her return to Yoshi's as a leader brings this incredible tribute to Eric  Dolphy.

Dolphy was one of several groundbreaking jazz alto players to rise to prominence in the 1960s. His work with John Coltrane and Charles Mingus would be enough to solidify his place in jazz history.  When you figure in his solo work, and all the work he did as a sideman, his contributions to the jazz canon is astounding.

For this gig, Geri has assembled a stellar group that features Oliver Lake on alto and bass clarinet, Don Byron on clarinets, Dwayne Dolphin on bass and the amazing Jazz 'tain' Watts on drums.

 

For more information, visit www.geriallen.com