The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz are proud to present the Aaron Goldberg Trio with Aaron Goldberg (piano), Omer Avital (bass) and Eric Harland (drums) on Sunday, February 20th, beginning at 6 PM.
Opening at 5 pm will be the Bucknell University Jazz Band, under the direction of Barry Long.
The concert will take place in the small ballroom at the The Hilton Harrisburg located at 1 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg PA 17101. Phone: 717-233-6000.
Tickets are always available at the door after 4:00 pm on the day of the concert. Check out the CPFJ web site at for more information and information about upcoming events as well as this great organization.
Aaron was born in Boston in 1974. He began studying piano at seven. By 17 he was at the New School for Jazz. Then he enrolled at Harvard where he won the International Association of Jazz Educators Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship and was a member of Betty Carters Jazz Ahead Program.
After graduating from Harvard, Aaron went to NYC and quickly became an in-demand sideman for the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Redman and Madeline Peyroux.
His most recent release is Home, which appeared on both DownBeats and JazzTimes Best Releases of 2010 lists.
He is faculty member at the New School and a clinician at conservatories and universities around the world.
Hes versatile and impressive, and he swings hard." New York Times
A talented artist whose calling card is unadorned musicianship." Billboard