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


Thursday | 20 April 2017
Elastic - 9:00pm

Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston returns to Chicago to reconvene a recent all-horn lineup that debuted this past February at the Hungry Brain.

Darren Johnston – trumpet
Josh Berman – cornet
Dave Rempis – saxophones
Mars Williams – saxophones