Josh Berman


Josh Berman is an internationally recognized cornetist and composer. He has led the acclaimed Old Idea, Josh Berman and his Gang, and his own trio. In addition to being an indispensable contributor to Chicago’s jazz and improvised music scene, Berman has been a concert presenter with fellow Chicagoan Mike Reed, producing hundreds of shows over the past 20 years. Berman’s work has been critically acclaimed in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, JazzTimes, and DownBeat, among others. His recordings can be found on the Chicago’s legendary Delmark Records and more recently on Austin’s Astral Spirits Records

Daniel Levin, Tim Daisy, & Josh Berman

Thursday | 22 June 2017
Constellation - 8:30pm

Levin/ Daisy/Berman is a new trio consisting of three stalwarts of the international improvised music scene: cellist Daniel Levin, cornetist John Berman, and percussionist Tim Daisy.

Daniel Levin is “one of the outstanding cellists working in the vanguard arena”
All About Jazz

“Daisy cannot only lead a band, he also knows how to stay impossibly creative while letting the others extend their technique.”
Phillip Coombs, Free Jazz Blog

“Berman has long been one of the most thoughtful musicians on Chicago’s diverse jazz and improvised music scene, a player who steadily digests a world of influences to craft something more original with each passing year.”
Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader