The Medicine Ball Band enlivens Oakland's prized 57th Street Gallery with an all star lineup guaranteed to get you movin' to their unique brand of sweet sweet music groovin'. Founder and band leader David Sturdevant (Pee Wee Ellis, Randy Jackson) performs all over Northern California with this popular ensemble that he arranges personally for every show. Comprised of Grammy Award winners, Blues Hall of Fame inductees and premiere vocalists from around the world, the Medicine Ball is linked to the biggest names in entertainment, including Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, John Lee Hooker, Steve Turre and Mickey Hart, among many other luminaries.
This band can't be beat!
San Francisco's MEDICINE BALL BAND "Funky Swing & Rock n' Roll Soul Show" featuring Oakland's own vocalist TERRIE ODABI, keyboard and vocalist extraordinaire Ms. JANICE MAXIE REID, saxophone great NANCY WRIGHT, Blues Hall of Fame drummer and vocalist LARRY VANN and "Dr. Jazz" DAVID STURDEVANT on guitar, harmonica and vocals. Always surprises, expect an evening to remember @ 57TH ST. GALLERY- CORNER OF 57TH & TELEGRAPH; OAKLAND $15 COVER.
SPECIAL NOTE: The Medicine Ball Band "New Year's Eve Rockin' Slam Jam" with THIS SAME LINE-UP plus Two time Grammy Award winning violinist MADS TOLLING will be joined by none other than Mr. PEE WEE ELLIS (band leader, arranger, saxophonist for JAMES BROWN, VAN MORRISON) for a unique opportunity with the long time music great who lives abroad. @ 57th Street *** $60 includes dinner
+ Tickets on sale now: http://www.57thstreetgallery.com/tickets/364-new-years-eve-party-dec-31.html
++Reservations are filling up!!
The Medicine Ball is a sure fire hit performing feel good music for great dancing, relaxing or just hanging out. David Sturdevant (also of Stafford & Sturdevant, Trio Davide) spins the turn style of local talent to unite musicians near and far for a special blend of San Francisco Americana, Swingin' Jazz, Classic Rock n' Roll and R&B Soul.