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Box Office:
Open Daily 12:00pm

Monday Closed

Tuesday - Thursday
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Friday & Saturday


Tuesday - Sunday
Open 5:00pm

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

Jazz Club
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February 05, 2013

"To put it plainly Ultra World X-Tet is an extraordinary world class ensemble." Examiner.com (Johnathon Bakan)

Tuesday, Feb 5

  • 8pm $15




ULTRA WORLD X-TET combines jazz, world, experimental and contemporary concert styles in a pioneering fusion of East and West.  The ensemble features a group of musicians from diverse and colorful ethnic and musical backgrounds: Gary Schwantes (tenor and soprano saxophones/bamboo flutes/composer), Winnie Wong, guzheng (Chinese zither), Yangqin Zhao, yangqin (Chinese hammered dulcimer), Doug Ebert (bass), Surya Prakasha (drumset/percussion/harmonium).

The ensemble has performed at many San Francisco Bay Area venues including: Herbst Theater, SF City Hall, de Young Museum, SF Conservatory of Music, Old First Concerts, Palace Hotel, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, People in Plazas, and numerous private and corporate events.

ULTRA WORLD X-TET is solidly grounded in mastery of traditional as well as contemporary techniques, producing new and unusual music in a way that remains accessible, engaging and entertaining. Fans of world music, jazz, chamber music, experimental music or anyone interested in new musical forms created with respect for and mastery of traditional forms will love this group.

Ultra World X-Tet's website