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
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
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.