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Rice Kings, Free Concert

October 11, 2018
12:30 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

A multifarious duo created by two of the Bay Area’s most creative young jazz musicians, Rice Kings channel original electronic jazz directly from the future. Keyboardist and self-described nerd Erika Oba, a Berkeley High alum and Oberlin Conservatory grad, is a rising force on the Bay Area jazz scene who thrives in stylistically diverse settings. Eli Maliwan, a product of Cal Arts, is a highly expressive saxophonist and vocalist who focuses on the EWI (electronic wind instrument) in Rice Kings. Together they create wildly imaginative Asian-American queer anthems that celebrate minorities of gender, race and sexuality.

Part of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival's Thursday Lunchtime series. For the full summer schedule, visit www.ybgfestival.org.

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