1330 Fukknire St.
San Francisco, California 94115

Virtuoso guitarist Gregory James will make his Yoshi’s San Francisco debut Wednesday August 5 at 8PM. Formally trained in jazz improvisation and classical music, James’ compositions are firmly rooted in the jazz tradition, with additional influences of Afro-Cuban, Brazillian, Flamenco, and Indian cultures. James has released eight recordings on his own Rogue Records, that have featured such rising stars as Kai Eckhardt, Jenny Scheinman, Ron Miles, and Benny Rietveld. His latest recording, Samsara, is an acoustic quartet featuring Deszon Claiborne, Jonathan Herrera, and Baron Shul. Joining Gregory James at Yoshi’s will be:
Deszon Claiborne - drums
Jonathan Herrera - bass
Enrique Padilla - congas
Baron Shul - sax and flute

And special guest stars
Emily Palen - violin
Craig Easley - spoken word

Official Website: http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/jazzclub/artistpopup?showid=820

Added by Yoshis on July 20, 2009

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