ART MAXWELL performs w/ CALVIN KEYS
@ YOSHI’S JAZZ CLUB – OAKLAND
August 26, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
10 Embarcadero West, Oakland CA
It was after a 1974 move to Oakland that Calvin Keys’ nearly 20 years with Ahmad Jamal began. This relationship included touring extensively throughout Europe, and stops state side at Carnegie Hall and the JVC Jazz Festival. It was during this same period that Calvin begin his work as music director with Earl “Fatha” Hines. Through the years Calvin Keys has graced the stage with Donald Byrd, Lou Donaldson, Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Carmen McCrea, Gloria Lynn, Jackie Ivory, Jackie Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, George Coleman, Jimmy Witherspoon and Hadley Caliman to name a few. Here, Keys is joined by flautist and saxophonist Art Maxwell — a local giant who has worked with Art Blakey, Joe Henderson, Mongo Santamaria and many other jazz luminaries.
Yoshi’s at Jack London Square is located at 510 Embarcadero West between Washington and Clay Streets around the corner from the Jack London Square Cinema Complex on Washington. Yoshi’s is on the ground floor on the front side of the seven-story parking structure.