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THE TOMMY IGOE BIG BAND with Barry Finnerty (Miles Davis, Michael Brecker) on Guitar
September 10, 2013
The Bay Area Guitar icon, (Michael Brecker, Miles Davis) joins the TIBB for a night of incredible licks and soulful blues
Featuring 15 of the Bay Area's finest musicians!
"One of the most thrilling bands to play the City by the Bay."
~The Jazz Police, 2013
"Electrifying! One for the ages!" -BeyondChron
Tuesday, Sep 10 - 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.