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Yoshi's San Francisco

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Dining Reservations

Box Office:
Open every day at Noon

Restaurant:
Closed on Mondays unless otherwise noted.

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

Thursday
5:30pm to 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday
5:30pm-10:30pm

Sunday
5:00pm-9:00pm

Bar/Lounge:
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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CASSANDRA WILSON

May 16-May 17, 2014


Blue Light To A New Dawn Tour - 20th Anniversary Album Celebration

 

Jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer

Check out San Jose Mercury News' interview with Cassandra Wilson!

Friday-Saturday May 16-17, 8 & 10pm

Fri, May 16

  • 8pm GENERAL ADMISSION: $45
  • 8pm DINNER & ADMISSION: $83
  • 10pm GENERAL ADMISSION: The Fri 10pm show has been canceled due to health issues. Please call the Box Office at 415-655-5600 to be moved to Fri 8pm or Sat 10pm. 

Sat, May 17

  • 8pm GENERAL ADMISSION: $45
  • 10pm GENERAL ADMISSION: $39
  • 10pm DINNER &ADMISSION: $77

 

Also at Yoshi's Oakland on May 15

 

If you like Cassandra Wilson, consider:

Acoustic Alchemy - June 5

David Murray Infinity Quartet - July 2-3

 


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Cassandra Wilson is a jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins as “a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field” by incorporating blues, country and folk music into her work.

She began playing piano at six, guitar by the age of twelve and was working as a vocalist by the mid-’70s, singing a wide variety of material. After moving to New York City in the early 80’s, Cassandra met saxophonist Steve Coleman and became one of the founding members of the M-Base Collective. She signed with Blue Note Records in 1992 and released a landmark album titled “Blue Light ‘Til Dawn” which would pave the way for a new generation of jazz singers seeking an approach and repertoire that challenges the supremacy of the American Standard songbook.

Wilson has continued interpreting in fresh and creative ways vintage blues, country and folk music up until the present day. Her awards include: two Grammys, the Django D’Or, The Edison Music Award, a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail, and the 2012 Echo Award for Jazz. She also performed one of the leading roles in Wynton Marsalis’ “Blood on the Fields,” the first jazz work to receive a Pulitzer Prize.

Cassandra Wilson's website