Home » Search Center » Results: Bob Berg

Results for "Bob Berg"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Bob Berg"...


Bob Berg


Born in 1951, Bob Berg began his musical experience at the age of six, studying classical piano at his home in Brooklyn N.Y. He began playing saxophone at the age of 13, and soon thereafter attended the High School of the Performing Arts. In 1968, Berg was admitted to The Juilliard School, studying classical saxophone. While attending Juilliard, Berg was offered a tour with the organist Jack McDuff, which began his career as a jazz musician. In 1973, Berg joined Horace Silver’s band and remained there for three years, appearing on three of Silver’s albums. It was in this period that Bob also became active on the New York jazz scene meeting other young musicians and playing and exchanging ideas with many of his peers


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Live recordings from John McLaughlin, Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer and Threeo with Gerald Gradwohl

Read "Live recordings from John McLaughlin, Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer and Threeo with Gerald Gradwohl" reviewed by Len Davis

Part 1 of today's show is all live music, from John McLaughlin & 4th Dimension, Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer Group, El Grupo with Steve Lukather and Steve Weingart and Threeo with Gerald Gradwohl and the late Bob Berg. Playlist John McLaughlin & 4th Dimension “Mother Tongues" from The New Universe Music Festival (Abstract Logix) 00:00 ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Randy Bernsen, Jaco Pastorius, Bob Berg and Larry Coryell

Read "Randy Bernsen, Jaco Pastorius, Bob Berg and Larry Coryell" reviewed by Len Davis

From the '70s to 2005. Drummer Horace Arnold, Randy Bernsen, with Jaco Pastorius, Jeff Miley from Altered and David Binney from his album Point Game. The late Bob Berg from In The Shadows with Mike Stern, Tom Coster with Dennis Chambers and the late Larry Coryell with Spaces Revisited from 1997. Plus French Canadian bassist Alain ...


Article: Album Review

Richard Pavlidis: Iconography

Read "Iconography" reviewed by Edward Blanco

A rising star in the jazz landscape of Australia, Richard Pavlidis is a Melbourne-based saxophonist who leads a veteran sextet performing a collection of tunes revealing a combination of blues, swing and modern funk on his latest effort entitled Iconography. Influenced by two late great saxophonists, Michael Brecker and Bob Berg, the album, is in a ...


Article: Live Review

44th Annual Tri-C JazzFest

Read "44th Annual Tri-C JazzFest" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

44th Annual Tri-C JazzFest Playhouse Square Cleveland, Ohio June 22-24, 2023 Flanked by a spectacular outdoor chandelier, Cleveland's Playhouse Square has become the largest performing arts mecca outside of New York City. It has also been home to Tri-C JazzFest ever since the event decided to make the calendar move from ...


Article: Liner Notes

David Kikoski: Surf's Up

Read "David Kikoski: Surf's Up" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

It seems that the show tunes of the '30s, '40s, and '50s have served as fodder for several generations of jazz musicians, either providing their own melodies for subsequent development or lending their harmonic framework for the jazz writer to use as a basis for an original tune. Most recently, we've seen attention begin to shift ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

French Avant Prog Band Masal, Vital Information And Igor Wilcox Quartet-Live

Read "French Avant Prog Band Masal, Vital Information And Igor Wilcox Quartet-Live" reviewed by Len Davis

French band Masal with their latest Ahora , Aydin Esen with Miroslav Vitous and Vinnie Colaiuta. Finnish bassist Jukka Haavisto. Drummer Oiilie Usiskin with Bob Franceschini and a preview of the upcoming release from Steve Smith and Vital Information. The Igor Wilcox Quartet with their newest recorded live in Bulgaria, some classic Bob Berg and Australian ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Yo Miles!, Bob Berg, Mike Stern, ARC Trio

Read "Yo Miles!, Bob Berg, Mike Stern, ARC Trio" reviewed by Len Davis

Yo Miles! fromYo, Miles! Lightning, Jack DeJohnette, Bob Berg, Mike Stern, ARCeology-Music of MSM Schmidt, with Jimmy Haslip, Scott Kinsey and Gergo Borlai. Playlist Yo Miles ! Henry Kaiser and Waded Leo Smith “Thunder & Lightning" from Lightning (Self Produced) 00:00 Jack DeJohnette “Jack In" from Parallel Realities (MCA) 09:47 Bob Berg “Silverado" from ...


Article: The Big Question

How Do You Rate Miles Davis’ Music, On Record and Live, In The 1980s?

Read "How Do You Rate Miles Davis’ Music, On Record and Live, In The 1980s?" reviewed by Ian Patterson

The release of The Bootleg Series Vol. 7: That's What Happened 1982-1985 invites renewed reflection on Miles Davis' music in the 1980s. A few tracks aside, these studio outtakes from the recording sessions that produced Star People (Columbia, 1983), Decoy (Columbia, 1984) and You're Under Arrest (Columbia, 1985) don't amount to a whole heap of beans, ...


The Montreux Years

Label: BMG
Released: 2022
Track listing: Fingerprints; Bud Powell; Quartet No. 2 (Pt. 1); Interlude; Who’s Inside the Piano; Dignity; America (Continents Pt. 4); New Waltz.


Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Oh! Jazz
Jazz Polls
Vote for your favorite saxophonists, vocalists, trombonists, trumpet players and vibraphonists.
Publisher's Desk
Venue? Export your events to Jazz Near You
Read on...

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.