Omer Avital Quintet Live at Yoshi's SF
Omer Avital, hailed by the LA Times as 'a pioneer in combining jazz with myriad world music elements,' is a composer, a virtuosic bassist, an oud player and an active force on the world music scene for well over a decade. The New York Times wrote, 'Mr. Avital and his group are producing some of the most original music being heard in New York.' Born and raised in Israel to parents of Yemenite and Moroccan descent, Avital was surrounded from early age by the diverse musical and cultural landscape of his native land. Tickets for the 7pm show are $22 (admission only) and $60 (dinner and admission). The 9pm show tickets are $17 (admission only) and $55 (dinner and admission). Read more at yoshis.com.