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

Michael Zerang & The Blue Lights

Sunday | 04 September 2016
Chicago Jazz Festival | Jay Pritzker Pavilion - 5:00pm

Mars Williams – alto sax, tenor sax
Dave Rempis – alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax
Josh Berman – cornet
Kent Kessler – contrabass
Michael Zerang – drums