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

Malaby/Lonberg-Holm/Zerang | Chancey/Berman/Abrams/Avery

Thursday | 01 September 2016
Hungry Brain - 9:30pm

Tony Malaby, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Michael Zerang

This trio played for the first time this spring. The members liked it enough to try again. It was a blind date for Zerang and Malaby, but Zerang and Lonberg-Holm have logged thousands of hours playing together, and Malaby and Lonberg-Holm worked briefly together a few years ago making the record Warblepeck with drummer John Hollenbeck.

Tony Malaby – saxophones
Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello
Michael Zerang – drums

Vincent Chancey, Josh Berman, Joshua Abrams, and Mikel Patrick Avery

Vincent Chancey – french horn
Josh Berman – cornet
Joshua Abrams – bass
Mikel Patrick Avery – drums

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The Hungry Brain
2319 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL, 60618