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Benefit Concert for George Cables
(Published: November 08, 2007)

Benefit Concert for George Cables

When: Saturday, December 8
Where: Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
Time: 1pm to 3:30pm (afternoon)
Cost: $30
Advanced Purchase: www.yoshis.com or call (510) 238-9200
Press Contact: Jessica Felix info@healdsburgjazzfestival.or..., 707 433-4633

The great jazz pianist, George Cables recently received a liver and kidney transplant. He is recuperating at home in New York. If all goes well, it will be six months before he can start playing and working again. Bay Area organizations are working together creating this benefit for him on Saturday afternoon, December 8th at Yoshi's in Oakland from 1pm to 3:30pm.

ARTISTS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR: Bobby Hutcherson, Gary Bartz, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Mary Stallings, Eddie Marshall, Glenn Richmond, Babatunde Lea, Denise Perrier, Peter Barshay, Mel Martin, Calvin Keys, Jeff Chambers, Vince Lateano, Angela Wellman, David Udolf, The Mo' Rockin Project with Khalil Shaheed, Yassir Chadly, Bouchaib Abdelhadi, Deszon Clairborne, Ron Belcher, Glen Pearson and Richard Howell. There will be more to come and some special surprise guests as well.
Updates can be viewed at www.healdsburgjazzfestiva... and www.yoshis.com

For those that cannot attend but would like to send a donation go to www.georgecables.com. The "George Cables Healing Fund" has been set up to collect funds to help offset George's expenses. The money will go directly to George with no operational costs or administrative costs (except what PayPal deducts).

If you prefer to send a check, PLEASE MAKE IT PAYABLE TO GEORGE CABLES and send to:
c/o JazzCorner.com
245 West 25th St. #2F
New York, NY 10001

Supporting organizations include: the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, KCSM Radio 91FM, KPFA, SFJAZZ, Yoshi's and JazzCorner.com.

More Information: http://http;//georgecables.com

Submitted By: Lois

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