Mason Razavi Organ Quartet featuring Anton Schwartz
A Quartet featuring some of the finest jazz artists:
Mason Razavi - guitar
Brian Ho - organ
Jason Lewis - drums
Anton Scwartz - sax
Mason Razavi is a jazz guitarist, composer/arranger, educator, and recording artist. His albums have garnered praise from critics and have received airplay internationally. Razavi has been described as a "thoughtful player and composer that offers the listener an introspective experience of deeper meaning" by Jazz Times.
Brian Ho is a keyboard and organ player with a vast knowledge of styles and influences that includes New Orleans, Gospel, Blues, Latin Jazz, R&B, and even Hip Hop; he has developed a unique and modern take on standards and originals that bounce with energy.
Brian Ho is a Bay Area Organist that Im really digging these days. He sounds good, doing some cool stuff, and keeping the tradition alivethe future of jazz organ is in good hands. Joey Defrancesco
Brian Ho, rising jazz star. These days, Ho is one of the regions most promising young jazz organists. San Jose Mercury News, Andrew Gilbert
Jason Lewis is a percussionist who has played with a variety of talented musicians including; John Stowell, Mark Murphy, Paul McCandles, Regina Carter, John Handy, Anton Schwartz , Mark Levine, and Kurt Elling. Lewis has also performed with the San Jose Symphony and the San Jose Civic Light Opera. Besides performing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Lewis has toured and recorded with Boz Scaggs, Michael Brook, Djivan Gasparyan, Ann Dyer and Taylor Eigsti. He can be heard on numerous recordings as well as TV (Spark on PBS), Video Game (Godfather 2) and Movie Soundtracks (Affliction, Albino Alligator, Ratatouille-"Our Friend the Rat").
Anton Schwartz is a passionate but poised improviser and smart purveyor of captivating melodies. Schwartz has performed at jazz's most prestigious clubs and festivals, including the Blue Note and Dizzys (NYC), Blues Alley (DC), Yoshis (Oakland), Jazz Alley (Seattle), and the Monterey Jazz Festival. Recent engagements include sold-out shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center and a feature as soloist with the Boston Pops in Boston Symphony Hall. He is a longtime faculty member of the California Jazz Conservatory and has taught extensively at the Stanford Jazz Workshop and the Brubeck Institute. Schwartz is also the author of a popular blog about jazz, improvisation and harmony.
Put them all together and you have magic!
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