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David Berkman Performs With His Trio, Tony Scherr-bass, And Billy Mintz-drums. at Soapbox Gallery

Tracey Yarad uploaded this event on January 20, 2020


Soapbox Gallery
636 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY


Fri, February 21, 2020
8:00 pm



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“Mr Berkman plays with moderate aggression, swinging hard in his phrasing…he always burrows in, finding transcendence… As a bandleader and a soloist, Mr. Berkman has commitment and poise and modesty” —Ben Ratliff, The New York Times

David Berkman has been an essential part of the New York jazz scene for over 30 years, as a creative and swinging voice on the piano and as a gifted composer, arranger and bandleader.  Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he currently divides his time between teaching in N.Y. and performing with world-renowned jazz artists at home and abroad. Berkman has performed with numerous jazz luminaries including Sonny Stitt, Tom Harrell, Brian Blade, the Vanguard Orchestra, Cecil McBee, Dave Douglas and Chris Potter. His 10 recordings as a leader have appeared on numerous “Critic’s Best” lists. Berkman is a tenured professor at the Aaron Copland School of Music, C.U.N.Y. in New York and has published three books on jazz with Sher Music Publishing which are used in jazz schools worldwide. ...

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