It's a party and you're invited to join one of the most fun ensemble bands around, The San Francisco Medicine Ball Band for "The Girls & Gents of Medicine Ball" at Oakland's celebrated home for live, local music Floyd Pellom's 57th Street Gallery - the finest in contemporary art & music.
David Sturdevant has assembled your favorite regulars and returning for this special event is none other than Queen of the Blues Ms. Lady Bianca. With their famous good time guarantee and famous surprise guest(s) possibility, join the party with keyboardist and vocalist extraordinaire JANICE MAXIE REID- keyboards, vocals (Sting, Tony Lindsay); vocal sensation TERRIE ODABI (Lenny Williams, Steve Turre);Oakland's CHELLE JACQUES (Al Green, CHELLE! and Friends); plus multi-Grammy winning violinist MADS TOLLING- (Stanley Clarke, Turtle Island Quartet) and the man who started it all and makes it possible "Dr. Jazz" DAVID STURDEVANT- bandleader, guitar, harmonica, vocals @ 57TH ST GALLERY, 5701 TELEGRAPH, OAKLAND $10
The Medicine Ball Band performs all over the Bay Area with bandleader and founder David Sturdevant's famous revolving door policy of uniting All-Star musicians and vocalists from near and far for every show - grand or small. Combining the feel good grooves of San Francisco Americana - where Swing meets Jazz, R&B gives Classic Rock its Roll - with the burning vibes of Blues and the vibrant rhythms of New Orleans Soul, the Medicine Ball is an endless party, made for dancing, fueled by spirited solos and spontaneous harmonizing that never ends. The music keeps going and you're obliged to follow it where ever, and for however long it goes.
Celebrate your next good time with some Medicine Ball at many of the most favored clubs, restaurants, cafes and hangouts around. Check out the band's YOUTUBE channel for performances featured at Yoshi’s, The Cruising Club, Armando's in Martinez, The Sleeping Lady in Fairfax, Taste of Rome Sausalito, The Presidio Yacht Club, Cat's Corner/Savanna Jazz San Francisco, Disco Volante, Café Divino, and many more.