1330 Fukknire St.
San Francisco, California 94115

Sadao Watanabe
Sunday September 19, 2010 at 8:00pm
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1330 Fillmore Street
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Sadao Watanabe
Saturday September 18, 2010 at 10:00pm
Yoshi's

1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, California 94115 Get Directions
Sadao Watanabe
Saturday September 18, 2010 at 8:00pm
Yoshi's

1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, California 94115 Get Directions
Sadao Watanabe
Friday September 17, 2010 at 10:00pm
Yoshi's

1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, California 94115 Get Directions
Sadao Watanabe
Sep 17-Sep 19, 2010

Friday

8PM: $30

10PM: $24

Saturday

8PM/10PM: $30

Sunday

5PM: $5 Kids/$15 adults with kids; $30 general

7PM: $30

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Sadao Watanabe (渡辺貞夫, Watanabe Sadao?) (born Utsunomiya, Japan, February 1, 1933) is an influential Japanese jazz musician and saxophonist. He plays the alto saxophone, soprano saxophone and flute, and his work encompasses a large range of styles, with collaborations with musicians from all over the world, and also with friends such as Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, and Hank Jones. His more prestigious awards include the Order of the Rising Sun, the imperial medal of honour for his contribution to the arts, numerous cultural achievements from around the world, the Fumio Nanri award, and his cities first honour award. Sadao first began learning jazz at the age of 18, and established a name for himself. When he turned 29, he left Japan to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 1995, the college awarded him an honorary doctorate degree for his contributions to music. In addition to his musical career, Watanabe has also published six photography books in Japan.

Added by Yoshis on August 20, 2010