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Erik Jekabson Sextet

  • The Sound Room 2147 Broadway Oakland (map)

Erik Jekabson is a freelance trumpet player, composer, arranger and educator who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is equally busy playing and composing for different bands, leading his own groups and teaching a wide variety of students. Erik has five CDs out under his own name: He has recorded as a sideman on numerous other jazz recordings, as well as doing session work in many other genres of music and on movie and video game soundtracks. He has spent time on the road with Illinois Jacquet, John Mayer, Galactic, and the Howard Fishman Quartet, and has performed at many notable venues.

Erik currently leads his own ensembles in the Bay Area, and has brought them to top notch venues. He also works with other local Bay Area musicians. Erik has a Bachelor's Degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and a Master's Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is currently the director of the Young Musicians Program at the Jazzschool, and serves on the board of Jazz in the Neighborhood. He is also a well known educator in local music programs.

Erik Jekabson, trumpet

Dave Ellis, saxophones

Dave Macnab, guitar

John Wiitala, bass

David Flores, drums

and special guest, John Santos

Earlier Event: October 4
Stand Up Broadway