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 Grammy award.

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 Labarbera.

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 respectively — 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 Institute.

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.