World-beat Ozomatli and jazz-funk ensemble Galactic, which included two saxophones in the sextet, brought a distinctly up-beat to the December 31, 2000 celebration at the Warfield. Rossit's friends and smiley face are in there somewhere.
A Bill Graham Presents staff artist, Harry Rossit has more than lived up to the "... New artist to watch" reviews he received in his days as an emerging artist. Designing posters since at least 1991, his work is highly creative and can include a detailed cartoon image, a performer's portrait sketch, or require 3-D glasses for viewing. Rossit has been known to include his own face or those of friends in posters and always hides a yellow smiley-face in the composition, features of his sometimes quirky art that keeps the viewer scanning his posters for details far beyond the "who-when-where" facts.