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Valentine's Weekend w/ the Manhattan Transfer at Yoshi's Oakland

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Where

Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA
510-238-9200

When

Fri, February 15, 2013
8pm & 10pm

Add to Calendar 2013-02-15 8pm & 10pm 2013-02-15 Valentine's Weekend w/ the Manhattan Transfer at Yoshi's Oakland Grammy-Award winning jazz/pop vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer celebrate over 40 years together with a romantic Valentine's Weekend at Yoshi's.

The platinum selling, world-wide chart topping super group, widely renowned for broadening the musical landscape with their innovative, genre defying sound, made Grammy history in 1981 by becoming the first group to win Grammys simultaneously in both the jazz and pop categories. The group also put out the second most honored album in pop history in 1985 with Vocalese, earning an impressive 12 Grammy nominations, surpassed only by Michael Jackson’s Thriller at the time. Produced by Tim Hauser, Vocalese become known as the group’s tour de force effort, with Jon Hendricks, the recognized master of this art, composing all of the lyrics for the album. To date, The Manhattan Transfer has won 10 Grammys and has been nominated for 17.
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Tickets

$45 / $35

Musicians

Cheryl Bentyne Cheryl Bentyne
vocalist
Janis Siegel Janis Siegel
vocalist
Alan Paul Alan Paul
vocalist
Tim Hauser Tim Hauser
band/orchestra

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Grammy-Award winning jazz/pop vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer celebrate over 40 years together with a romantic Valentine's Weekend at Yoshi's.

The platinum selling, world-wide chart topping super group, widely renowned for broadening the musical landscape with their innovative, genre defying sound, made Grammy history in 1981 by becoming the first group to win Grammys simultaneously in both the jazz and pop categories. The group also put out the second most honored album in pop history in 1985 with Vocalese, earning an impressive 12 Grammy nominations, surpassed only by Michael Jackson’s Thriller at the time...
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