Oakland students shine at Yoshis for “A Night with 51Oakland”

OFT with RA at Yoshis

20 OUSD students took the stage at Yoshis on Tues 1/24/17 for “A Night with 51Oakland.” From the Oakland School for The Arts, Minor F and Oakland Future Trio (pictured here playing with sax player Ric Alexander) and out of Skyline High, the Skyline R&B Ensemble. The night was emcee’d by Sterling James from KBLX and Edna Brewer Middle school student, Kazeem Elebute. 51oakland is continuing fundraising to give more students this opportunity. Donate here.

Photo credit: Ben Krantz Studio
Sterling and Kazeem introducing OFT

Juan with Skyline high drummer

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Minor F 3

Kev Choice

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Pictured above:

Sterling James with Kazeem Elebute and bassist Ari Carpenter
Juan Escovedo and Skyline drummer O’Neal Dorsey
Horn Players Clarisse Wickstrom and Miarra Franklin from Skyline High
Camille Collins, Jayla Hernanzez and Ariella Zakim from Minor F
Kev Choice does a guest appearance with Minor F
Skyline Vocalist all smiles
Hannah Meyer on the grand piano (minor F)

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Sterling James, Kerry Fiero, Yoshi and Jason Hofmann