Matt Renzi Trio with Demian Cabaud - Bass, and Marcos Cavaleiro -
Drums, @ Casa da Madeira do Norte 08-03-2012
Newly returned to his hometown of San Francisco from Rome, Italy,
multi-reedist (tenor saxophone, oboe and English
horn) and composer Matt Renzi has been performing
professionally for the past 20 years at international jazz festivals
and music venues worldwide.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Music (Performance) from the Berklee
College of Music and Master’s in Arts (Classical Composition)
from San Francisco State University. Some of his teachers include Joe
Henderson and South Indian Vocalist R.A. Ramamani.
Matt can be heard on a variety of recordings including the award
winning “Lines and Ballads” (Fresh Sound Records)
as well as his latest release entitled “Lunch
Special” (Three P’s Records) which features his New
Matt has performed and recorded with Marc Johnson, Michael Formanek,
Eddie Marshall, Herbie Lewis, Ben Monder, Eberhard Weber, Bob Moses,
Ralph Alessi, Bobo Stenson, and
the Berlin Philharmanic Quintet.
He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Eddie Marshall, the Matt
Renzi Trio, and the Matt Renzi Cello Quartet.
Pianist and composer Dahveed Behroozi is a Bay Area
primarily devoted to the independent jazz and classical scenes.
Dahveed has recorded and performed with Thomas Morgan, Tim Bulkley,
Billy Mintz, Dayna Stephens, Ed
Neumeister, Todd Neufeld, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett, Jason Lewis,
Bob Kenmotsu, Cuong Vu, and Jeff Denson.
Originally from San Jose, CA, Dahveed studied with pianist Hans Boepple
at Santa Clara University. He received his BA in Jazz Piano from The
Manhattan School of Music where he studied under Fred Hersch.
He then received his Master’s from The Conservatory of Music at
Brooklyn College where he studied classical and contemporary piano
literature under Ursula Oppens.
Drummer Hamir Atwal is a Berklee College of Music
graduate who has
taught at Oberlin College, Peabody Conservatory, Stanford University,
CalArts, and the California Jazz Conservatory.
Hamir has performed with Bill Laswell, Joe Lovano, Greg
Osby, Patrick Wolff, Patrick Cress, Joshua Smith, Ben
Goldberg, Darren Johnston, Myra Melford, Joshua
Levin, Larry Vuckovich, Michael Coleman, Shelley Berg, Dave Santoro,
Rogers, Mike Sopko, Michael Formanek, Donny McCaslin, Kenny Wollesen,
and Stomu Takeshi.
He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Patrick Wolff.