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The Alex Snydman Quartet featuring Larry Goldings

Cover: $20 // Show: 7:30pm

 

Larry Goldings - Piano
Danny Janklow - Alto Sax
Jonathan Richards - Bass
Alex Snydman - Drums

Vibrato is thrilled to bring legendary pianist/organist Larry Goldings to join drummer Alex Snydman, saxophonist Danny Janklow, and bassist Jonathan Richards for this special engagement.  Larry Goldings is a Grammy-nominated pianist, keyboardist, composer, and songwriter who's talents have been sought-after by an impressive range of musicians including  Herbie Hancock, John Scofield, James Taylor, Norah Jones, John Mayer, Peter Bernstein, Bill Stewart, Madeleine Peyroux, Melody Gardot, Tracy Chapman, Charlie Haden, Steve Gadd, Elton John, and many more

In 2007, Goldings received a Grammy nomination (Best Instrumental Jazz Album of the Year) for his live album Trio Beyond - Saudades (ECM) with John Scofield and Jack DeJohnette. His compositions have been recorded by Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker, John Scofield, Toots Thielemans, Jim Hall, Gaby Moreno, Bill DeMain, Jane Monheit, Spencer Day, Curtis Stigers, Mike Viola, Lea Michele, Sia, and others. The 2014 UK Songwriting contest awarded Larry, along with Dannielle DeAndrea and David Batteau, "Best Song" in the Jazz/Blues category for the composition, "High Dreams."

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 http://www.alexsnydmanmusic.com 

Two-time Grammy nominated saxophonist & composer, Danny Janklow, is quickly gaining international recognition.  Danny won 1st place in the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Competition. While living on the east coast, he frequently played at the Village Vanguard with the legendary Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.  In August 2012, he won 1st place at the Detroit Jazz Festival Saxophone Competition and headlined on that year’s festival. In 2013, he was selectively chosen as a semi-finalist to compete in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition in Washington D.C.  Danny has enjoyed the pleasure of sharing the stage and/or recording with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, George Benson, Aloe Blacc, Wynton & Branford Marsalis, and many others.

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.