Saturday, June 4

  • 12:00-12:50 MASAYUKI KOGA & FRIENDS
    Shakuhachi music (Japanese flutes & dancer) *
  • 1:00-1:50 DAVID McLEAN & CLARA RODRIGUEZ
    Classical and Flamenco guitarist and singer*
  • 2:00-2:50  TESLIM (Kaila Flexer & Gari Hegedus)
    Greek,Turkish,Sephardic instrumental ensemble (violin, viola, oud, Turkish saz, lauto) *
  • 3:00-3:50 BLACK OAK BRASS QUINTET
    (Khahil Shaheed, Danny Armstrong, Mack Rucks, Mark Wright, Geechi Taylor)
    From Classical to Contemporary Jazz (trumpets and trombone)**
  • 4:00-4:50  JACOB ZIMMERMAN QUARTET
    (Jacob Zimmerman, Theo Padouvas, Kim Cass, Sam Ospovat)
    Straight Up & Contemporary Jazz & Improvisation (alto sax, trumpet, bass, drums)**
  • Sunday, June 5

  • 12:00-12:50 THE CEDAR TRIO
    (Jo Bauen, Beth Conklin, Donna Viscuso)
    Classical & Contemporary Chamber Music (flutes & violin)**
  • 1:00-1:50 INGRID RUBIS & RAFAEL MANRIQUEZ
    Latin American music (singers, guitar and traditional folk instruments) *
  • 2:00-2:50 S.O.N.G. – STRINGS OF A NUBIAN GROOVE
    (Destiny Muhammad, Vince Tolliver, Tarika Lewis) Fusion of classical, spiritual, folk & jazz (harp, viola, electric violin, & vocal) *
  • 3:00-3:50 WAXWING JOHN & THE CROKER SACK BOYS
    (Waxwing John Cowan, Dr. Miller Wise, Lloyd Elliott) ‘20s & ‘30s Blues & Jug band (guitar, mandolin, jug, washboard, washtub, kazoo & vocals)**
  • 4:00-4:50 SUSANNA SMITH & KEN HUSBANDS
    American Song Book and jazz classics (vocal and guitar)**
  • *Sponsored by Vinapa Foundation for Cross Cultural Studies
    **Sponsored by Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt