Shay Salhov Quartet


Shay Salhov, an Israeli born saxophonist, received his B.M. from Berklee College of Music in 2002 and his M.M. from the Boston Conservatory in 2005. In Boston, Shay studied with George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Hal Crook, Ed Tomassi and Ken Radnofsky. He performed professionally in the Boston and New York area from 2000 until his relocation to the Santa Cruz area in 2009. Musicians that Shay performed and collaborated with on the East Coast include Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Ziv Ravitz, Avishai Cohen, Ronen Itzik, Sebastian Noelle, Eric McPherson, and Warren Wolf.

Shay currently performs and teaches throughout the Bay Area. He has collaborated with local greats such as John Shifflett, Jason Lewis, John Donaldson, Stan Poplin, The Realistic Orchestra, Jeff Denson, Dahveed Behroozi, Wally Schnalle, and Eddie Mendenhall.

Shay performed at the 54th Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Don Quixote, Moes Alley, The Fillmore, Earth Day San Francisco and many other Bay Area venues.

http://www.shay.salhov.com/


Pianist and composer Dahveed Behroozi is a Bay Area based musician 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 Masters from The Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College where he studied classical and contemporary piano literature under Ursula Oppens.

Dahveed was heard here previously with Matt Renzi.


Bassist John Shifflett has performed with Dave Liebman, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Red Holloway, Ernie Watts, John Zorn, Kim Richmond, Madeleine Peyroux, Kurt Elling, Norma Winstone, Tom Harrell, Bobby Hutcherson, John Stowell, Harold Land, and Kendra Shank.

In the Bay Area he can be heard with Boz Scaggs, Eric Crystal, the Mike Zilber/Steve Smith quartet, the Scott Amendola Band, the Taylor Eigsti Trio, the Paul Nagel Trio, Ann Dyer & No Good Time Fairies, the Will Bernard Quartet, Anton Schwartz, Ray Brown's Great Big Band, Ben Goldberg, Tim Volpicella, and many others.

John was heard here previously with Scott Amendola, Dave Mac Nab, Dave Scott, Michael Zilber, John Stowell, Chuck Manning, Sheldon Brown, Emil Viklicky, Kristin Strom, and the Harvey Wainapel / Phil Grenadier Group.

http://johnshifflett.com/


Drummer Jason Lewis has played with a variety of talented musicians including: Joshua Breakstone, John Stowell, Gary Burton, James Moody, Mark Murphy, Norma Winstone, Larry Coryell, Darol Anger, Regina Carter, Johnny Frigo, Ann Dyer, James Carter, Taylor Eigsti, John Handy, Anton Schwartz, Mark Levine, Peter Apfelbaum, Cornelius Bumpus, Kurt Elling, and Boz Scaggs.

Jason was heard here previously with Harvey Wainapel, Dave Mac Nab, Dave Scott, Michael Zilber, John Stowell, Sheldon Brown, Jeff Chambers, Kristen Strom, Brad Buethe, and Mike Greensill.

www.jsklewis.com/


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