SPECIAL EVENT – RAY OBIEDO and PETE ESCOVEDO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE FEATURING LEAH TYSSE
July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm$30 – $40
Ray Obiedo is an internationally known guitarist and producer. His last four CD’s, “Sweet Summer Days”, “Modern World”, “There Goes That” and “Latin Jazz Project Vol 1” were recorded at Obiedo’s Werewolf Recording facilities in the Oakland Hills. The world of contemporary jazz guitarist Ray Obiedo is a highly energized and hypnotically rhythmic soundscape revealing all the passion, flavor, color, and style of the Northern California region which conceived, nourished and inspired the musical soul of this fascinating and prolific jazz artist.
Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. His name has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Pete is known worldwide for his live performances, session work and solo albums.
Pete Escovedo has recorded 9 acclaimed solo albums, 2 albums with his daughter Sheila E., and the Latina Familia live album with Sheila E. and Tito Puente. Pete’s newest album “Back to the Bay” released in 2018.
Leah Tysse is a San Francisco-based singer with considerable experience in blues, gospel, jazz, and and soul music. Leah’s songs present a fresh sound you won’t hear from anyone else. Her style is very playful yet deeply expressive all at once and the sound pulls from her love of soul, blues and folk music and the beauty of well-crafted song from any genre.
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