Doug Webb Quartet

Los Angeles saxophonist Doug Webb has played and recorded with such notable talents as Horace Silver, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Clarke, Quincy Jones, Mat Marucci, Kyle Eastwood, Billy Childs, Art Davis, Bud Shank, Al "Tootie" Heath, Lanny Morgan, Sam Most, Alphonse Mouzon, Brian Bromberg, Rod Stewart, Carly Simon, Kenny Rogers, Bonnie Raitt, and Pancho Sanchez. He played with the house band for the Dennis Miller TV show, the Jimmy Cleveland orchestra, the Bill Holman Big Band, and continues to tour with the Doc Severinsen big band.

He has recorded music for hundreds of movies and television programs, including playing the saxophone of Lisa in the popular television show "The Simpsons". He solos on the sound track for "Mystic River" and "Million Dollar Baby."

Webb has been featured on over 150 jazz recordings. His new record with the Doug Webb quartet, "Last Trane To Georgia", will be coming out on Azica Records.

Pianist Peter Horvath has been perfecting his craft since the age of 6 when he began taking classical piano lessons. Born in Budapest, Hungary, he attended the Bela Bartok Conservatory of Music. At age 17, he won the National Jazz Combo Competition in Gyor, Hungary.

Two years later he moved to Austria to attend the Vienna Conservatory of Music. Establishing himself quickly in the Austrian jazz scene, he began playing and touring with jazz notables such as Leo Wright, Louie Austen, etc.

In 1983, Peter moved to the U.S., where he studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has since performed, toured, and recorded with a long line of world-class artists, including Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Richie Cole, Benny Maupin, Bob Sheppard, Tiger Okoshi, the Victor Bailey Group, Lalah Hathaway, Keith Washington, Rosie Gaines, Ray Obiedo, Kenneth Nash, J. Spencer, the Braxton Brothers, and the Oakland Symphony.

He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Charles McNeal.

For over six years, bassist Robb Fisher toured and recorded with the legendary Cal Tjader, anchoring Cal's Grammy Award winning album, "La Onda Va Bien" and Grammy Nominee album, "Gozame Pero Ya." He has also worked extensively and recorded with such jazz and Latin luminaries as Chet Baker, Art Pepper, Carmen McRae, Tania Marķa, Clare Fischer, and Rob Schneidermann.

Additional recent recordings on which he can be heard include "San Francisco Nighthawks, featuring Eddie Marshall," on Monarch Records, Marty Erickson's recent CD entitled, "Smile," Jeff Pittson's "Invisible Love."

Drummer Paul Van Wageningen was born in Amsterdam, where he attended the Amsterdam Conservatory. He moved to New York in 1976 to be closer to the American Jazz scene. Since his relocation to the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 70s, he has gained recognition as one of the premier drummers in the area of multicultural drumming, receiving three Grammy nominations.

Paul has performed both in the United States and abroad with Pete Escovedo, Andy Narell, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Paquito D'Rivera, Jovino Santos Neto, Claudia Villela and Ricardo Peixoto, Nestor Torres and Dori Caymmi, Mark Levine, Wayne Wallace, Ray Obiedo, and a host of others.