Sébastien Giniaux, one of the greatest guitarists in the world, will be playing at the Rite Spot Cafe. If you missed him last year when he came around, man did you ever miss out. Someone got so psyched during his set that he literally flipped–as in did a front flip in a crowded-ass Revolution Cafe. Actually, it was pretty terrifying and I hope that doesn’t happen again, but I’m sure you can think of plenty of other safe ways to show your approval.
He’s visiting from Paris where Django Reinhardt’s Gypsy Jazz music is a way of life, and Sébastien is considered one of the best purveyors of his musical legacy. He will blow your mind with his endless creativity and dazzling technique.
“Well why isn’t he playing Yoshi’s or something?” you ask. Well, he’s TOO GOOD FOR YOSHI’S. Sure, you can go there if you wanna sit with some grey-haired folks out for their monthly let’s-see-some-jazz-honey night on the town. Order some expensive drinks, stroke your chin and grunt with approval in hushed tones if that’s your thing. Or go to the Mission where the best jazz is happening.
Anyway, go to the Rite Spot Cafe tonight from 9pm-11pm. No cover, but bring some tips for the guy. He’s French. Wine and cheese is expensive.