Aubrey Johnson Group


Aubrey Johnson Group

Aug 16, 2024
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Rendon Hall/Fiddler Annex @ California Jazz Conservatory

2040 Addison Street , Berkeley
This concert is sponsored by JAMBAR

Renowned jazz vocalist Aubrey Johnson brings her Brooklyn-based sextet to The Bay Area for the first time! The band will be playing a mix of original music, jazz standards, and Brazilian music from their debut album, Unraveled, released on Outside In Music and produced by Steve Rodby (Pat Metheny Group).

Band Members and Instrumentation:

Aubrey Johnson – Vocals

Tomoko Omura – Violin

Alex LoRe – Bass clarinet/alto saxophone

Chris McCarthy- Piano

Matt Aronoff – Bass

Jay Sawyer – Drums

Group Bio:

Aubrey Johnson is a New York-based vocalist, composer, and educator who specializes in jazz, Brazilian, and creative contemporary music with and without words. She holds a Master of Music degree in jazz performance from the New England Conservatory and and Bachelor of Music degree in jazz performance from Western Michigan University.

She released her debut album, Unraveled, of her own compositions and arrangements, produced by Steve Rodby of the Pat Metheny Group, on Outside In Music in 2020. In 2022, she released Play Favorites, a duo album with pianist Randy Ingram, on Sunnyside Records. She currently teaches in the Jazz Department at Montclair State University, and in Jazz Masters Program at Queens College in New York City. She has also held faculty positions at the New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music.

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Proof of vaccination is no longer required for Covid-19. Masking is optional and masks are available upon request. The California Jazz Conservatory kindly requests that anyone feeling unwell refrain from attending in-person events of any kind. 

This concert is sponsored by JAMBAR