LehCats with Special Guest: Tony Lindsay – Tickets – Yoshi’s Oakland – Oakland, CA – February 22nd, 2017

LehCats with Special Guest: Tony Lindsay

CD Release

LehCats with Special Guest: Tony Lindsay

Wed 2.22

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Yoshi's Oakland

Oakland, CA


Norbert Stachel featuring Tony Lindsay
Norbert Stachel featuring Tony Lindsay
LehCats (Norbert and Karen Stachels’ last name spelled backwards) performs their original compositions that artistically and tastefully combine elements of Modern Jazz, Funk, R&B, Middle Eastern, Afro/Latin, and Rock into a musical potpourri of creative sound. LehCats consists of Norbert Stachel, tenor and soprano sax, bass clarinet, and flute, Karen Stachel, flute, alto flute, and piccolo, Jeff Tamelier, guitar, Matt Clark, piano, Dewayne Pate, bass, Karl Perazzo, percussion, and Daniel Gonzalez on drums.

LehCats special guest vocalist Tony Lindsay is in a class of his own. From 1991 until present he has been heard as the lead vocalist with the Carlos Santana Band. Tony’s other major credits include working with Tevin Campbell, The O’Jay’s, Al Jarreau, Steve Windwood, Johnny Gil, Teddy Pendergrass, Aretha Franklin, and Lou Rawls. Tony also did a 1993 duet performance with Angela Bofill along with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Avery Fischer Hall in NY.

Norbert has toured, recorded, and performed with Tower Of Power, Flora Purim & Airto, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Hargrove, Prince, Boz Scaggs, Roger Waters, and countless others. Norbert co-leads the band with his wife Karen Stachel.

Karen has three released albums of her own. She works as a professional jazz and classical flutist in NYC and the Bay Area. She can be heard on several movie soundtracks and commercials. She is a member of the Wallace Roney Orchestra and a regular flutist/piccoloist with the New Amsterdam Symphony. 

Percussionist extraordinaire, Karl Perazzo has been bringing his positive energy to the Carlos Santana band from 1991 until present. His other credits include firing up stages with Prince, Sheila E, Mariah Carey, Phish, The United Nations Orchestra, John Lee Hooker, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Malo, & Andy Narell.

Pianist Matt Clark has performed with some of the world’s greatest Jazz artists including: Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Shelby, and Joshua Redman, just to name a few.

Guitarist Jeff Tamelier, a long time friend of Norbert’s, is also an alumni of the beloved Bay Area superband Tower Of Power. Jeff has also performed extensively with some other infamous bands grooving to the Bay Area sound including Starship, as well as Lydia Pense and Cold Blood.

Dewayne Pate is a top tier bassist. He has performed with Arturo Sandoval, Robben Ford, Steve Lukather, Pete Escovedo, Bobby Freeman, Huey Lewis & The News, Boz Scaggs, Maria Muldaur, Jose Neto, Pat Benatar, Bonnie Hayes, Charlie Musselwhite, Roy Rogers, Henry Butler, Ruthie Foster, Long John Baldry, Duke Robillard, and many more.

Drummer Daniel Gonzalez has recorded and performed with Tom Harrell, Mark Murphy, Jesse Green, Urbie Green, just to name a few.

Together, these seven musicians redefine the terms teamwork, artistry, and chemistry. Their versatility is evident, and their ability to deliver and uplift both the music and the listener is profound.
Venue Information:
Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607