The 28th San Francisco Jazz Festival is underway, and one performance you won’t want to miss is Yusef Lateef this Friday October 22nd at 8pm at Grace Cathedral. To say that Yusef Lateef has had a remarkable career would be a major understatement. Lateef, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year, was recently honored as a 2010 NEA Jazz Master. On the tenor, flute, and oboe, he has an inimitable voice, and along with Miles Davis and John Coltrane, he was a trailblazer of modal jazz. Rather than use the word “jazz,” Lateef prefers to call his music “autophysiopsychic,” meaning, “that which comes from one’s spiritual, physical and emotional self.” And what better place than Grace Cathedral to continue this journey?
tablehopper is giving away three pairs of general admission tickets to the show (two tickets per winner). All you need to do is forward today’s tablehopper newsletter to one friend (but even more would be so very fabulous), and add a note to your friend(s) about the event, then Cc: or Bcc: me at email@example.com so I know you sent it—I promise I won’t use anyone’s email address. The deadline to enter is Wednesday October 20th by 11:59pm. I will notify the winners on Thursday the 21st. Good luck!
In case you don’t want to risk not winning the giveaway and want to get tickets now, click here. Non-members: $30 GA (general admission)/$50 Premium GA; members: $22 GA/$37 Premium GA.