Steve Lockwood Trio

Los Angeles based pianist and composer Steve Lockwood studied with Dr. Edwin LaBounty and Dr. Herbert Herman at Memphis State University, and with Walter Cook at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He was strongly influenced by saxophonist and composer Gil Mélle, with whom he worked in the early 70's and by vocalist, theatre director and choreographer Meredith Monk, with whom he performed and recorded for more than 20 years.

He has composed extensively for theater, dance, film and concert stage. His jazz credits include work with Jim Pepper, Paul McCandless, Colin Wolcott, Harvie S(wartz), Sheila Jordan, Gerry Niewood, Albert Mangelsdorff, Christof Lauer, Vinny Golia, Wadada Leo Smith, Putter Smith, Alphonse Mouzon, George Lewis, Billy Mintz and Kim Richmond.

Steve has released two cds as a leader, "Equipoise" and "Rite of Passage".

Steve's will be the first performance on the new Chez Hanny piano, a 6'4" Petrof Model III.

Peter Barshay is a veteran bassist who has established a strong reputation over the years from his sideman work on both the New York City and Bay Area jazz scenes. Peter has performed with such jazz luminaries as Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Stitt, Woody Shaw, Pharoah Sanders, Blue Mitchell, Tony Williams, Joe Henderson, Joe Lovano, Johnny Griffin, Bobby McFerrin, Jimmy Rowles, Tommy Flanagan, the Mingus Big Band, Victor Lewis, Lou Donaldson, Lew Tabackin and Joe Chambers.

Born in Washington D.C. on January 8, 1950, Barshay began cello lessons at age nine. During his year at the San Francisco Conservatory Peter was able to add one particularly impressive name to his resume. "I actually got to play under Igor Stravinksy," he explains. "It was for the official opening of Zellerbach Auditorium in 1968 and they commissioned Stravinsky to come here and conduct four concerts.”

Peter has played Chez Hanny previously with Michael O'Neill, Dave Scott, Peggy Stern and Larry Schneider.

Born in Los Angeles, drummer Bryan Bowman was surrounded by music from an early age. His father is a classical pianist and music professor and his mother plays the cello and is an international folk dancer. These influences guided his musical journey toward the study of classical, jazz, rock, Balkan and North Indian classical music.

He has performed and recorded with numerous international jazz and rock artists including among many others: Deron Johnson, Mike Zilber, Dayna Stevens, Thomas Morgan, Sam Bevan, Bob Kenmotsu, Mike Abraham, Jeff Massanari, Randy Vincent, John Stowell, John Wiitala, Ben Stolorow, Mark Levine, John Shifflet, Andre Bush, Ken French, Clairdee, Harvey Wainapel, Dahveed Behroozi, Betty Fu, Sarah Manning, Mario Guarnieri, Jessica Neighbor, Loose Wig, Anton Schwartz, and Brian Kane.

Bryan recorded and toured the United States with RCA recording artists Behan/Johnson. He has also recorded and performed in the international music arena which such groups as Ivan Milev and Bulgarika, Edessa, Trio Mopmu with Lily Storm, Late Cift, Members of Kitka and Aleph Null.

Bryan studied music formally at The Berklee College of Music in Boston, CSU Long Beach and CSU Chico. He is currently a free lance performer and composer in the San Francisco Bay Area.