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

Paul Giallorenzo's Gitgo Septet

Thursday | 23 August 2018
Elastic - 9:00pm

Elastic founder, composer, and pianist presents the extended version of his regular working quintet, joining together four horn players who have all served in the smaller version.

Josh Berman – cornet
Jeb Bishop – trombone
Mars Williams – saxophones
Dave Rempis – saxophones
Paul Giallorenzo – piano
Anton Hatwich – bass
Quin Kirchner – drums