Ferber Brothers & Le Boeuf Brothers
For the last four years, Alan Ferber has been recognized as one of the
leading trombonists of his generation in Down Beat magazine’s
International Critics’ Poll and Readers’ Poll.
He has released five albums as a bandleader. His 2010 release, "Chamber
Songs", was named one of the best CDs of the year in Down
Beat. His newest release, "March Sublime", was nominated for a 2014
Ferber’s music draws from a broad stylistic base considering
the array of artists with whom he has worked: Esperanza
Spalding, Charlie Hunter, Sufjan Stevens, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra,
Peter Gabriel, Toshiko Akiyoshi, The National, Harry Connick Jr, Lee
Konitz, Dr. Dre, Kenny Wheeler, John Hollenbeck, Don Byron, and They
Might Be Giants. His discography lists over 100 CDs.
Alan currently teaches jazz trombone and composition at NYU, Johns Hopkins, and Montclair State University.
He appeared at Chez Hanny previously with Dan Pratt.
Drummer Mark Ferber
began his musical studies on piano at the age of five in Moraga, CA. Mark studied classical
percussion with Mitchell Peters and drums with Billy Higgins and Joe
A partial list of his playing credits include Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman,
Don Byron, Norah Jones, Kenny Werner, Steve Swallow, Fred Hersch, Billy
Childs, Bob Sheppard, Jack Wilkins, Bud Shank, Anthony Wilson, Larry
Goldings, Jared Gold, Ralph Alessi, Diana Krall, and Alan Ferber.
Mark can be heard on recent recordings with various artists on Soul Note,
Fresh Sound/New Talent, Sunnyside, Omnitone and Steeplechase Records.
He is a part time faculty member for the City College of New York and
the School of Improvisational Music. Currently, Mark resides in
Brooklyn, New York.
He has appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Dan Pratt, Jonathan Kreisberg, and the Jon Gordon Trio with Joe Bagg.
Originally from Santa Cruz, California, identical twin brothers Remy & Pascal Le Boeuf — saxophone & piano
moved to New York in 2004 where they established their prominent
musical voices as performers and composers.
In 2004, Pascal became the youngest person ever to receive the
ASCAP/IAJE Commission in honor of Quincy Jones featuring Chris Potter,
Marcus Gilmore and John Benitez among others. More recently in 2011,
Remy received a New Jazz Works grant from Chamber Music America to
write a series of pieces for the Le Boeuf Brothers and the Myth String
Quartet based on the short stories of Franz Kafka. Additionally, the
brothers received Independent Music Awards for Best Album &
Best Song in 2006, an Astral Grant from the National Foundation for
Advancement in the Arts in 2008, and were awarded 1st place in the
International Songwriting Competition in 2010.
The Le Boeuf Brothers have also toured internationally and performed at
the Monterey Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz
Festival, the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Jazz @ Lincoln Center.
Their albums include "Remixed", "In Praise of Shadows", and "House Without a Door".
They appeared previously at Chez Hanny with The Le Boeuf Brothers.
A native of Berkeley, California, bassist Noah Garabedian
holds a BA in Ethnomusicology from UCLA, and a Master's in Music
Performance from NYU. In 2006 he was awarded a John Coltrane National
Scholarship, and in 2007 was a finalist for the Thelonious Monk
As a sideman, Mr. Garabedian has worked with Ravi Coltrane, Josh
Roseman, Ralph Alessi, Andrew D'Angelo, Myron Walden, Ben Perowsky,
Julian Pollack, The Amigos Band, as well as his own sextet Big Butter
And The Egg Men.
In March of 2014, Mr. Garabedian represented the US State
Department on a seven-week tour of Southeast Asia with The Amigos Band.
He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Dan Pratt.