Event on 2017-05-10 20:00:00
Versatile Jazz Flutist & ComposerRebecca KleinmannDoors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pmVIP Artist Meet & Greet- 7:00pmRebecca Kleinmann is an acclaimed flutist, singer, teacher and composer with a career marked by diversity and improvisation. In words of Latin Grammy Nominated pianist and composer Jovino Santos Neto, Rebecca plays flute with the passion of a flamenco dancer. For her Yoshis debut as a leader, Rebecca brings us her stunning Quartet featuring Spanish born Jazz pianist, Alex Conde and special guests including flamenco dancer Melissa Cruz and Brasilian guitarist Ian Faquini. The evening will feature originals by Kleinmann, Conde and Faquini, music of Baden Powell and Tony Williams and compositions written for Rebecca by the great Hermeto PascoalPresented by Mark Elliott & The A-List Musiq Circle -Your Bay Area's Who's Who Entertainment Network. In association with Allison Bliss Consulting: Marketing & Communications.Rebeccas international career has taken her to perform in Brazil, Argentina, Africa, Europe and Australia including Melbournes International Women in Jazz Festival, Birdland in NYC and the Blue Whale in Los Angeles. Closer to her Oakland home she has graced stages of the San Jose Jazz Festival, Yoshis, California Jazz Conservatory, the Sound Room, Paramount Theatre, Oracle Stadium and the SF Jazz Center.An explorer at heart, she rockets and flows between genres, leading her Jazz Quartet, playing in Duo Brasiliense with Ian Faquini, Brazilian Choro, Forr dances with Dona Francisca, Indie band La Dee Da, singing in Taylor Annointed Praise Choir and accompanying flamenco artists including dancer Melissa Cruz and singer Kina Mendez. She released her debut album Raio de Sol in 2005 and has since recorded and performed with world-class artists in a wide range of styles.Jazz pianist Benny Green states, Rebecca is masterful and selfless in her ability and inclination of melding her sound with her environment. Her environment has indeed been musically rich! Find out more about this intriguing artist at rebeccakleinmann.com.
at Yoshi’s – Jack London Square
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, United States