Wednesday, February 6, 7:30 pm at Rendon Hall, California Jazz Conservatory
Dahveed Behroozi is a pianist and composer, whose interests encompass jazz, classical, as well as new music. His playing has been described as highly expressive, lyrical and colorful by numerous publications nationwide. Active as a leader and a sideman in the Bay Area, Behroozi also enjoys a national and international career. His first record, Games, was released in 2012.
The career of Ben Goldberg has been shaped by a relentless pursuit of musical truth across many genres and styles, leading John Zorn to call him “one of the greatest clarinetists I’ve ever heard.” Also a composer, Goldberg has been associated with many projects, including New Klezmer Trio, Unfold Ordinary Mind, Go Home, the Tin Hat Trio, Clarinet Thing, and the Ben Goldberg School.
While at Berklee College of Music, Hamir Atwal immersed himself in jazz and improvisation and quickly found ways to adapt his drumming to different genres. Critics describe his style as fresh and conscientious, and he is known for his touch and sensitivity to any music he plays. Atwal’s ensembles include Invisible Guy Trio and Tune-Yards.
Vocalist Kelsey Wu will join the trio as Jazz in the Neighborhood’s Emerging Artist.
Rendon Hall at the California Jazz Conservatory
$20 general admission / $10 full-time students