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Box Office:
Open every day at Noon

Closed on Mondays unless otherwise noted.

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

5:30pm to 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday


Open at 5pm Tue-Sun
Happy Hour 5-7pm daily!

Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115
Phone: 415.655.5600

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November 22, 2011

John McLaughlin/Billy Cobham Alum's All-Star Debut Concert!

  • 8pm $12 adv, $16 door



All-Star Line-up:

Kai Eckhardt Bass and vocals (Germany/Liberia)
Scheherazade Stone: Vocals (USA)
Osam Ezzeldin: Keyboards (Egypt)
Chris Robinson: Guitar  (Australia)
Deszon Claibourne: Drums (USA)
Rasaki Aladokun: Percussion (Nigeria)

Kai Eckhardt is a Liberian / German bassist known through his work with guitarist John McLaughlin in the late 80's, Billy Cobham in the 90's and Garaj Mahal in the new millennium. Other career highlights include performances and recordings with: Trilok Gurtu, Stanley Clarke, Wayne Shorter, Patrice Rushen, Dewey Redman, Donald Byrd, Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Robert Walter, Karl Denson, Michael Franti, Larry Coryell, Warren Hill, Al Di Meola, Zakir Hussain, Vital Information , John Scofield and Bill Frisell.

His active career spans 3 decades. Kai is currently a professor at the Jazz School Institute in Berkeley, CA who frequently teaches clinics and workshops world wide. Teaching engagements include the Berklee School of Music in Boston, the Bass Collective in New York City, BIT in Hollywood, the Anton Bruckner Conservatory in Austria, the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, the Amsterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands and Victor Wooten’s Bass and Nature camp.

Kai Eckhardt's Website