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Gilberto Gil - 30th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival
Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $25.00 - $85.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Pop World

Gilberto Gil - 30th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 7:30p
Paramount Theatre Oakland, CA

From musical revolutionary to international pop star to beloved statesman, Gilberto Gil has lived a life worthy of a Hollywood thriller. As a founding member of Brazil’s Tropicália movement, Gil and fellow Bahians Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa radically reinvented Brazilian popular music in the mid-60s by combining Beatlesque psychedelia, art rock and Brazil’s northeastern roots rhythms.

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Gilberto Gil - 30th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival

"Mr. Gil’s music dances in the space between local and international, between home-grown tradition and global information." — The New York Times

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A leader of the tropicalia movement in Brazil in 1967 and 1968, along with artists like Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil and other musicians mixed native styles with rock and folk instruments....
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Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 893-2300
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