The Tommy Igoe Big Band

Event has passed (Tue Mar 11, 2014 - Tue Mar 11, 2014)
Former Yoshi's San Francisco Location - Now Closed
$22 - $60
Music, Jazz


Featuring 15 of the Bay Area's finest musicians!
Groove Night! A special evening featuring Bay Area legend and Globally acclaimed saxophone icon from the Doobie Brothers, Aretha Franklin, and Tower of Power, Marc Russo!

*Alert*, fans attending this show will be experiencing brand new music first, as the band prepares to record it's debut CD! Music from Brazil, Cuba and iconic jazz artists such as Herbie Hancock will be unveiled!

Tuesday, Mar 11, 8pm

Drumming icon, Tommy Igoe and his band are putting a fresh, global spin on a proud American art form. This elite 15-piece unit is comprised of San Francisco's finest players, hand-picked from Tower of Power, Santana, The Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs and many more. Cherished music from Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Count Basie share the stage with unforgettable songs from Spain, Cuba, Brazil and New Orleans. Blues, Funk, Brazilian, Latin and incredible special guests make every show a unique journey. Experience one of the world's finest drummers leading this breathtaking ensemble and be a part of San Francisco's new Tuesday Tradition!

Editors Top Pick- San Francisco Magazine
Featured Artist- San Francisco Chronicle
Electrifying! Impeccable!- Beyond Chron

Featured musicians and select guest artists
Tom Politzer- Tenor Sax (Tower of Power)
Marc Russo- Alto Sax (Doobie Brothers)
Louis Fasman- (Maynard Ferguson)
Drew Zingg-Guitar (Steely Dan)
Kenny Washington- Vocals (Bay Area vocal Icon)
Barry Finnerty - Guitar (Miles Davis)
Karl Perazzo-Percussion (Santana)
Tony Lindsay- Vocals (Santana)

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"perfect musicians."
"phenomenal in everyway."
"I came in curious and I left a rabid fan- wow, wow, WOW!"
"Jawdropping. Masterful, incredible music."
"5 Stars, more if I could".