Sun, February 17, 2013
6pm & 8pm
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2013-02-17 6pm & 8pm
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.
Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West