Yemen Blues is a nine-member Sephardic music ensemble, which has recently taken the international music scene by storm. Founded by Israeli bassist Omer Avital and Israeli-Yemenite singer Ravid Kahalani, this band is an original and fascinating synergy of traditional Yemenite melodies and the world of blues, jazz and funk. Flavors of its West African roots swirl through enhanced modern compositions to create a breathtaking experience—a mixture of beautiful, complex grooves with an amazing live energy. Yemen Blues has captivated audiences around the globe.
Time and Meetup Spot: Let's meet at 7:30pm by Willcall in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, so we can get seats together. The concert starts at 8:00pm.
Event Organizer: Debra
Misc: I'll email my cellphone number the day before the concert; text me if you can't find us by Willcall.
Parking: There is plenty of free parking in the JCC parking lot.
Event info: http://events.sfgate.com/palo_alto_ca/events/show/271218187-yemen-blues
Yemen Blues info: http://www.thecedar.org/artists/yemen-blues