Oakland Tribune Outtakes

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Jazz up your Friday

By awoodall
Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 at 5:13 pm in Uncategorized.

Oakland’s own Angela Wellman (trombonist/founder of the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music) will be peforming Friday night, Jan. 18, at a super-cool event called “Cultural Encounters,” which is a fancy way of saying that jazz artists were asked to compose original music inspired by works of art held by the De Young Museum in SF. Wellman chose “Imunu People-Gulf of Papua.” The line up also includes Mitch Marcus, Howard Wiley, Ben Goldberg, Marcus Shelby, Erik Jekabson, Babatunde Lea and Kasey Knudsen. Info at www.deyoungmuseum.org or (415) 750-7634 — or www.theintersection.org (415) 626-2787. Begins 6:30 p.m.

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