Steve Lockwood Quartet
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, Lauren Newton, Billy Mintz and
Steve has released three cds as a leader, "Equipoise", "Rite of
Passage" and "New Orleans Lowdown".
Since 1982, saxophonist/composer Phillip Greenlief
has performed internationally as a sideman and as a leader in a variety
of settings. In addition to club dates and tours across North America
and Europe, he has performed at the 1st Annual John Coltrane Festival
in Los Angeles; North Sea Jazz Festival in Den Hague; the Freiburg Zelt
Muzik Festival in Germany; the Du Maurier Jazz Festival in Vancouver,
B.C.; the Werkstatt fur Improvisierte Musik in Zurich; the Ulrichsburg
Festival and the Konfrontation Festival in Nickelsdorf, Austria; the
Isole Che Parlano Festival in Sardinia and the 2003 Biennale Festival
in Venice Italy; and the International Festival of Scenic Arts in Sao
Greenlief has performed or recorded with Bruce Ackley, Steve Adams,
Scott Amendola, Bonnie Barnett, Nels Cline, Clubfoot Orchestra, Beth
Custer, Robert Dick, Trevor Dunn, Dominic Duval, Lisle Ellis, Fred
Frith, Ben Goldberg, Vinny Golia, Albert Tootie Heath, Roberto Miranda,
Meredith Monk, William Parker, Gino Robair, Waddada Leo Smith, Pauline
Oliveros, Adam Levy, and Bertram Turetsky, among many others.
He has played Chez Hanny twice before with The Lost Trio.
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 Steve Lockwood, Michael
O'Neill, Dave Scott, Peggy Stern, and Larry Schneider.
Drummer Bryan Bowman has performed and recorded
with 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 studied music formally at The Berklee College of Music in Boston,
CSU Long Beach and
He appeared here previously with Steve Lockwood, Michael Wilcox, and