The new music director of the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen, has created a collaborative council to do, uh, something.
Garrett Harris 3 p.m., Feb. 20
Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince, Willie Nelson
Based in Rancho Bernardo, Tim Yancey was given his first guitar at age five, later singing at Mount Zion Baptist Church in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin. As a teen, he imitated the moves of Michael Jackson and launched a popular MJ tribute show.
Now based in San Diego, Yancey writes, sings, and produces music.