Piedmont Piano Company is pleased to present

Anick & Yeager Quartet
Celebrate United

Merging the talents of violin/mandolin virtuoso Jason Anick and pianist Jason Yeager, United (released on Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music label) features imaginative compositions and world-class musicianship. Presenting their unique brand of "jazz without borders," Anick and Yeager deliver stunning performances that draw on post-bop, 20th century classical music, gypsy jazz, latin rhythms, and more, with Greg Loughman on bass, Mike Connors on drums, and a surprise special guest!

Friday, June 2, 2017 at 8pm
at Piedmont Piano Company
1728 San Pablo Ave. (at 18th), Oakland, CA

$20 general / $15 student - To reserve tickets with your credit card, please call (510) 547-8188


“'United' takes you on an intriguing and picturesque journey. The CD covers a wide range of musical terrain and the writing and playing on each track are adventurous, engaging and passionate, making you eager to hear the next song." – Regina Carter (Grammy-nominated violinist and MacArthur Fellow)


One of the youngest instructors at Boston’s Berklee College of Music and an award winning composer, Jason Anick is a co-founder and a featured member of the Rhythm Future Quartet, one of the preeminent neo-Gypsy Jazz outfits; he also leads his own contemporary jazz ensemble, and performs with the Grammy-winning guitarist John Jorgenson. With performances all over the world and renowned venues like the Montreal Jazz Festival, Blue Note, Scullers Jazz Club, Yoshi's Jazz Club, and TD Garden, Jason has proven himself to be a leader in the ever-growing contemporary string world. Anick’s recordings as a leader include Sleepless, Tipping Point, and Travels. jasonanick.com

Now based in New York City, Jason Yeager (whose own albums include Ruminations and Affirmation) has considerable personal and professional ties to the New England area where he was born and raised. Currently teaching at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, where he is also one of the college’s youngest faculty members, Yeager graduated with honors from a double degree program at Tufts University and New England Conservatory. At NEC he was mentored by such significant instrumentalists as Danilo Perez, Fred Hersch, Ran Blake, Frank Carlberg, Jerry Bergonzi and John McNeil. He has performed across the US and abroad in Argentina, South Africa, and Botswana. Among the artists with whom Yeager has performed are Greg Osby, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Linda Oh, Sara Serpa, Ayn Inserto and Ran Blake. He’s also featured on Jason Anick’s Tipping Point. jasonyeager.com


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