Yoshi’s San Francisco Hosts “Go Left Fest”
May 31, 2009
Lots of great names in free jazz coming next month to Yoshi’s:
Sun Ra Arkestra Leader MARSHALL ALLEN -
Distinguished Author ISHMAEL REED -
ROSWELL RUDD -
MYRA MELFORD/MARK DRESSER DUO -
MATTHEW SHIPP -
JOE MORRIS -
SUNNY MURRAY -
OLUYEMI THOMAS -
LAFAYETTE HARRIS -
BETH CUSTER and more
First-Ever Musical Meeting of Marshall Allen-Matthew Shipp-Joe Morris!
Yoshi’s Inaugural “Go Left Fest: Where Creative Arts Collide” is intended to showcase some of the most creative and adventurous improvisors, authors and composers “out there.” The festival will feature performances by, among others: legendary 85 year-old Sun Ra Arkestra leader and saxophonist Marshall Allen, noted author Ishmael Reed, pianist Matthew Shipp, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Sunny Murray, pianist Myra Melford-Mark Dresser duo, bassist Joe Morris, clarinetist/saxophonist Beth Custer, saxophonist Oluyemi Thomas and more.