A Jazz Club Evening with Meklit Hadero: Rising Star Sings at Osher Marin JCC
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The last date listed for A Jazz Club Evening with Meklit Hadero was Saturday February 5, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Yoshi's Oakland not only showcases the world's best jazz, gospel, world music and other entertainment, but its acclaimed chef Shotaro "Sho" Kamio is famed for creating some of the finest modern Japanese cuisine in the area. The live music club and upscale restaurant has been located in Jack London Square since 1997 and offers an unmatched entertainment experience. The venue has hosted such legendary jazz greats as Betty Carter, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Diana Krall, Branford Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Harry Connick Jr., Oscar Peterson and hundreds of others, including name comedians. Please see the full event description for the lineup of upcoming performers. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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Wanting to see Ms. Hadero for quite some time, My husband and I were extremely pleased with her voice, performance, talent.... The band meshed well and the mutual respect between them all exuded. We would definitely see her and her band again! First time at Osher and it was nice for a CC.
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See Meklit Hadero’s music video for “Leaving Soon” on YouTube.
Catch a rising star with the lyrical poetry of Meklit Hadero, soul diva / urban lyricist who also is a TED Fellow, former co-director of the Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco, Yale graduate, and cultural activist promoting community involvement in the arts. Presented by The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC, this intimate, jazz-infused evening promises to inspire.
With a four-piece band, Hadero, who has been described as mesmerizing, cosmopolitan, striking and worldly, will enchant with original music crafted from her Ethiopian heritage mixed with her modern take on classical jazz and blues. Influenced by Nina Simone, Hadero’s luminous voice is redolent of Tracy Chapman, Joni Mitchell and Norah Jones.