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

Fred Lonberg-Holm’s Lightbox Orchestra

Thursday | 08 September 2016
Elastic - 9:00pm

Fred Lonberg-Holm leads a new version of his acclaimed Lightbox Orchestra in celebration of our 420th Thursday night concert of Improvised Music. Tonight’s sets will be a special tribute to Louis Armstrong and Willie Nelson.

Ben Baker Billington – percussion
Josh Berman – cornet
Nick Broste – trombone
Todd Carter – electronics
Steve Dorocke – guitar
Ben Lamar Gay – trumpet
Paul Giallorenzo – piano/electronics
Julian Kirshner – percussion
Graham Stephenson – trumpet
Aaron Zarzutzki – electronics

2 sets