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Savanna Jazz Festival

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Date:
Fri September 30
Time:
6:00 pm

Venue

Savanna Jazz
1189 Laurel St.
San Carlos, CA 94070 United States
Phone:
415-624-4549

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A celebration of food, music and the traditional West African roots of Jazz in America

The 1st Annual Savanna Jazz Festival features two days of entertainment including celebrity meet & greets with Grammy-nominated Jazz legend Randy Weston and Celebrity Iron Chef Pierre Thiam from Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown on CNN.

Day 1, September 30

Celebrity book signing: Iron Chef Competitor Pierre Thiam

Iron Chef Competitor & recent host to Anthony Bourdain, Parts Unknown (Senegal) on CNN
His award-winning cookbook will be available for purchase

Performance by Kora Master Karamo Cissohko

Kora Master Karamo Cissohko will delight your ears as he plays this incredible West African Harp.

West African Dance Troupe


Event Line-Up

6:00 pm Meet/Greet Iron Chef Pierre Thiam
7:30 pm Kora Master Karamo Cissohko, West African Harp
8:00 pm West African Dance Troupe
9:00 pm Jazz w/ Pascal Bokar Group

Day 2, October 1

Join us for a very special evening with Grammy Nominated Jazz Legend Randy Weston.

“Weston has the biggest sound of any jazz pianist since Ellington and Monk, as well as the richest most inventive beat.”

– Jazz critic Stanley Crouch

Meet Grammy Nominated Jazz Legend Randy Weston

2016 inductee to the DownBeat Hall of Fame, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Jazz Master/Lifetime Honor Award Winner and many more.

Celebrity book signing: Iron Chef Competitor Pierre Thiam

Iron Chef Competitor & recent host to Anthony Bourdain, Parts Unknown (Senegal) on CNN

Book signing: Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam

Award-winning Jazz guitarist, author, educator and proprietor of Savanna Jazz Club will sign his 2015 book From Timbuktu To The Mississippi Delta, available for purchase.

Randy Weston in Concert

A rare opportunity to experience a live performance of one of the most critically acclaimed Jazz pianists of our time.


Event Line-Up

6:00 pm Meet/Greet Iron Chef Pierre Thiam
7:00 pm Meet/Greet Randy Weston
8:00 pm Meet/Greet Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam
9:00 pm Randy Weston Concert

Space for this special event is limited, so please make your reservation now.

Tickets include meet & greet of celebrity guests, entertainment, small bites by Iron Chef Thiam & complimentary glass of wine.


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Randy Weston

Jazz legend Randy Weston has been called “one of the world’s great visionary pianists and composers.” He is a Grammy nominee, 2016 inductee to the DownBeat Hall of Fame, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Jazz Master/Lifetime Honor Award Winner and many more.


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Pascal Bokar

Award-winning Jazz guitarist/vocalist Pascal Bokar presents a unique combination of Jazz and African music and sounds. Anchored in the Bebop school of music, Pascal Bokar has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Donald Byrd, Donald Bailey and Barney Wilen, among others. Pascal Bokar’s CD, Guitar Balafonics, received 4 stars and the award for “Best CD of 2015” from DownBeat Magazine.

Website: https://pascalbokarthiam.com/


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