YoshisSF added this event on 2012-12-28 14:16:44.
Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA
Sat, January 26, 2013
8pm & 10pm
Urban Jazz Harmonicist returns to Yoshi's!
Saturday, Jan 26
Using an instrument many have owned but few have mastered, urban jazz harmonicist, Frédéric Yonnet’s musical skills and stage presence crush every preconceived notion you’ve ever had about the harmonica.
Regarded for decades as the choice instrument of street musicians and loners who wanted to express themselves through country music or the blues, in Yonnet’s hands the harmonica becomes something altogether different; a lead voice in urban jazz, R&B and hip-hop. With each performance, stereotypical walls come tumbling down as Yonnet presents the harmonica in a refreshing and modern context that is boldly stylish, enchantingly cool and absorbingly brilliant....