Peter Horvath Trio

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, recorded and toured with a long line of world-class artist, including jazz greats Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Richie Cole, Ernie Watts, Eddie Henderson, Charles McPherson, Benny Maupin, Victor Bailey, Lenny White, Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Marcus Miller, Pee Wee Ellis, Bob Mintzer, Bob Sheppard, Craig Handy, Tiger Okoshi, Lalah Hathaway, Melba Moore, Ledisi, Keith Washington, Rosie Gaines, Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, and the Oakland Symphony.

​Peter is currently on faculty at the California Jazz Conservatory, Saint Mary’s College of California, and Stanford Jazz Consortium.

He appeared previously at Chez Hanny with Jeff Chambers, Charles McNeal, Doug Webb, and Michael Zilber.

Bassist Dan Feiszli attended the University of Miami School of Music on a scholarship. There he studied with internationally renowned bass professor Dr. Lucas Drew. In 1998, Dan received his Bachelors Degree in Studio Music and Jazz, as well as the School of Music Student of the Year Award. During his time in Florida he played with Ira Sullivan, Richie Cole, and Sonny Fortune, among others.

Since his graduation, he has traveled the Western hemisphere performing with artists like Ignacio Berroa, Raul DiBlasio, Julio Iglesias, Silvano Monasterios, Raul Midon, and Nicole Yarling. In the US, Dan has performed at such music festivals as SFJAZZ, The Playboy Jazz Festival in Hollywood, California, the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival in Washington, DC (with Nicole Yarling), and several appearance at the Hollywood Jazz Festival in Hollywood, Florida. His national club performances range from the Blue Note in New York City to the Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles.

Since moving to the Bay Area, he has been heard in top flight company such as Bobbe Norris, Larry Dunlap, Akira Tana, Larry De La Cruz, and Michael O'Neill.

He was heard previously at Chez Hanny with Maria Marquez, and Scott Hill.

Drummer Sylvia Cuenca, originally from San Jose, now living in New York, has performed for 17 years with trumpet legend Clark Terry at venues such as the Village Vanguard and Blue Note in New York City. She toured internationally for 4 years with saxophonist Joe Henderson, including trio settings with Henderson and bassists Charlie Haden or George Mraz.

Ms. Cuenca has performed with such jazz luminaries as Billy Taylor, Eddie Henderson, Gary Bartz, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Frank Foster, Red Holloway, Jimmy Heath, Al Grey, Frank Wess, Michael Brecker, Houston Person, Etta Jones, Jon Faddis, Dave Stryker, Ed Cherry, Dianne Reeves, John Hicks, Geoff Keezer, John Handy, Lew Soloff, Marian McPartland, Hilton Ruiz, George Cables, James Spaulding, Kenny Drew Jr., Frank Foster, Randy Brecker, Emily Remler, and Helen Merrill.

She has appeared at Chez Hanny with Jared Gold and Ed Cherry, Jared Gold and Brian Levy, Cuenca/Bollenback/Blades, the Peter Zak Trio, the Roni Ben-Hur/Harvie S Trio, and the Sylvia Cuenca Trio.