The Klobas/Kesecker Ensemble
Bassist Pat Klobas
has had the pleasure of performing with Rosemary Clooney, Jessica
Williams, Jeremy Cohen and Quartet San Francisco, San Francisco
Symphony Pops, San Francisco Opera and Ballet, The Three Tenors,
Skywalker Symphony, the Sun Valley Symphony and Marin Symphony.
Shorenstein/Nederlander “Best of Broadway”
performances include “The Producers” with Martin
Short and Jason Alexander, “Fosse”, “Kiss
Me Kate” with drummer Marty Morell, “42nd
Street” and the world premier of Irving Berlin’s
Pat’s bass work include many movie and TV soundtracks as well as
Linda Ronstadt, Randy Newman, Turtle Island String Quartet and the
“Star Wars Trilogy” with John Williams.
He appeared here previously with the Klobas/Kesecker Ensemble.
Vibraphonist Tommy Kesecker
graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and joined
‘Zakir Hussain and the Rhythm Experience’ in 1988. This group afforded
him the opportunity to play with Don Cherry, Airto, and L. Shankar.
Tommy has played with Larry Vuckovich, Jim Campilongo, George Brooks,
Illana Parker, Michael Feinstein, Diana Krall, and Joel Gray.
He has performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival,
San Francisco Jazz Festival, and in Dubai with Zakir Hussain.
He appeared here previously with Lee Waterman and Jazz Caliente, and
the Klobas/Kesecker Ensemble.
"Groovin’ Wes" (2009, Strong Brew Music), a Wes Montgomery tribute
project and the fourth album from guitarist
He has performed at Yoshi’s at Jack London
Square, Yoshi’s San Francisco, Jazz At Pearl’s, the
Monterey Jazz Festival, the Russian River Jazz Festival, SFJazz
Festival, and the Fillmore Jazz Festival.
In addition to headlining his own shows, Brewer has worked with Diana
Krall, Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers), Mary Wilson (The Supremes),
Gerald Albright, Dr. Anthony Brown, Pete Escovedo, Dave Ellis, Calvin
Keyes, Babatunde Lea, Kim Nalley, Bruce Forman, Scott Amendola, Tuck
and Patti, Khalil Shaheed, Ed Kelly, and Herb Gibson.
He appeared here previously with the Klobas/Kesecker Ensemble, and the
Terrence Brewer Trio.