Yoshi's San Francisco presents

Ultra World X-Tet

Pioneering fusion of East and West

When
Tue Feb 5, 2013
Where
Yoshi's San Francisco - Live Music & Japanese Restaurant
Time
8:00pm
Cost
$15
Tags
Music, Jazz, World Music

Description

For best seating, arrive early for dinner.

ULTRA WORLD X-TET combines jazz, world, experimental and contemporary concert styles in a pioneering fusion of East and West. The ensemble features a group of musicians from diverse and colorful ethnic and musical backgrounds: Gary Schwantes (tenor and soprano saxophones/bamboo flutes/composer), Winnie Wong, guzheng (Chinese zither), Yangqin Zhao, yangqin (Chinese hammered dulcimer), Doug Ebert (bass), Surya Prakasha (drumset/percussion/harmonium).

The ensemble has performed at many San Francisco Bay Area venues including: Herbst Theater, SF City Hall, de Young Museum, SF Conservatory of Music, Old First Concerts, Palace Hotel, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, People in Plazas, and numerous private and corporate events.

ULTRA WORLD X-TET is solidly grounded in mastery of traditional as well as contemporary techniques, producing new and unusual music in a way that remains accessible, engaging and entertaining. Fans of world music, jazz, chamber music, experimental music or anyone interested in new musical forms created with respect for and mastery of traditional forms will love this group

More Info

Link
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/livemusic/artist/show/323...
Call
415.655.5600 (Box Office)

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Location

  1. Yoshi's San Francisco - Live Music & Japanese Restaurant
    1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA