Olaine Back At Yoshi’s

Jason Olaine has been named artistic director at Yoshi’s Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant in San Francisco.

Olaine was artistic director once before, buying talent for the club in 1993-99.

Olaine most recently was A&R director at Verve Records and produced records by Herbie Hancock, among others.

He will maintain his positions as GM of Monterey Jazz Festival Records and talent buyer for George Wein’s Jazz Festival 55 in Newport, R.I.