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THE TOMMY IGOE BIG BAND with Special Guest Kenny Washington
August 27, 2013
Featuring 15 of the Bay Area's finest musicians! Special Guest: Kenny Washington on vocals
Kenny's debut with the TIBB in July featured multiple standing ovations and a full house demanding more. We are proud to have one of the finest male voices in Jazz grace our stage as we explore music from Harry Connick, Stevie Wonder, Sammy Davis Jr. and so much more.
"Electrifying! One for the ages!" -BeyondChron
Tuesday, Aug 27 - extended set!
- 8pm $22
Tommy Igoe is one of the world’s most prominent drummers and bandleaders. He began drumming at the age of two and has gone on to craft a unique and diverse career traveling the world with many iconic artists, both as drummer and music director.
In 1997, he created the drum book for Disney’s “The Lion King,” a seminal Broadway event performed in more than 50 countries around the world. During his time with the original company, he served as principal drummer and conductor. He has also created several of the world’s best-selling music education titles including “Groove Essentials” and “Great Hands For A Lifetime” with the original “Groove Essentials” poster fast approaching 500,000 copies. His new Bay Area recording studio serves both as a world-class recording facility and education site for online and private sessions.
For the last seven years, his Birdland Big Band has been the most popular weekly music event in New York City, maintaining a Friday residency at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club. His newest band, hand-picked from the Bay's unique world-class talent, makes its Yoshi's San Francisco debut. New home; same unforgettable experience.