No Cover // Show: 8:00pm
Josh Nelson - Piano
Shai Golan - Alto Sax
Jonathan Richards - Bass
Alex Snydman - Drums
Join us for this special night at Vibrato for The Alex Snydman Quartet. This group features pianist Josh Nelson, one of the most in-demand jazz pianists on the West Coast. In addition to his numerous ongoing musical endeavors (including 7 albums as a leader), he has also performed with Natalie Cole, Kurt Elling, John Pizzarelli, Lewis Nash, Greg Hutchinson, Benny Golson, Sheila Jordan, John Clayton, George Mraz, Jeff Hamilton, Alicia Olatuja, Joe Chambers, and Sara Gazarek. The group is joined by award winning alto saxophonist Shai Golan who maintains a busy touring schedule between NYC and Los Angeles. A distinguished young artist, Shai has performed with Benny Golson, David Liebman, David Binney, John Daversa, the CBDA All-California Jazz Band, the MSM Jazz Philharmonic and many more. The group is rounded out by one of LA's most in demand bass players, Jonathan Richards. Jonathan tours with Joe LaBarbera, Bill Cunliffe and many many more.
Bandleader, drummer and composer, Alex Snydman, launched himself onto the modern jazz landscape with his 2013 debut album entitled Fortunate Action. All About Jazz declares "Fortunate Action deserves serious attention from critics and fans alike." This sentiment is echoed by EJAZZ NEWS saying "Alex Snydman has offered the listening public a new level of sound, with accolade-blanketed reactions" and Brent Black of Critical Jazz declaring the album as "One of the best for 2013...4.5 Stars...on point in every possible fashion."
Alex has performed at major jazz clubs and festivals on the East and West Coasts as a leader and sideman, sharing the stage with artists such as Grammy winner Charles Neville, Larry Koonse, Grace Kelly, Avery Sharpe, Joe Sanders, Miro Sprague, Tatum Greenblatt, Chris Pattishall, Josh Johnson, Danny Janklow and many more. For more info visit www.alexsnydmanmusic.com