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2018 DATES

JULY 15-AUGUST 4 NYSQ 13th Annual Japan tour including performances at Lifetime in Shizuoka, Body and Soul in Tokyo, Soho in Okayama, Kita Kyushu, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Yokohama and more!
April 15 David Berkman, featured performer and clinician at the Vermont Jazz Center Solo Piano festival
April 13 Frankie’s Jazz Club, Vancouver Canada
April 12 Cafe Pink House, Saratoga California
April 10 NYSQ Sonoma State University, California
April 9 NYSQ in West Palm Beach, Florida
April 8 NYSQ’s 7th CD release date!
February 2-4 David Berkman Sextet at Smoke Jazz Club NYC with Dayna Stephens, Adam Kolker, Billy Drewes, Linda Oh and Kenneth Salters.
January 14 David Berkman Michael Moore duo at Prins Claus Conservatoire, Groningen, Netherlands
January 13 David Berkman trio at the Architect’s House, Kiev Ukraine
January 11 David Berkman Michael Moore duo at Splendor, Amsterdam Netherlands
January 4, 2018 New York Standards Quartet at Jazz Educator Network Conference in Dallas Texas,

2017 DATES

December 2 David Berkman trio (Kenneth Salters, Matt Pavolka) at Mezzrow Jazz Club, NYC
December 1, David Berkman trio (Kenneth Salters, Linda Oh) at Mezzrow Jazz Club, NYC
November 24 David Berkman Quartet (Tim Armacost, Matt Pavolka, Jimmy MacBride) at Maureen’s Jazz Cellar Nyack NY
November 16 David Berkman Trio (Dave Redman and Kevin Brady) in Dublin, Ireland at the Trio Trio Trio Festival
October 14-31 Shunzo Ohno Quartet and duo tour in Japan (Akira Yamada, Furiki Kesuke)
October 7 David Berkman/Tim Armacost Quartet at the Bop Stop Cleveland Ohio (with Zaire Darden and Aidan Plank)
October 6 David Berkman/Tim Armacost Quartet at Blujazz (with Zaire Darden and Aidan Plank) Akron, Ohio
September 28-29 David Berkman Sextet (Dayna Stephens, Adam Kolker, Billy Drewes, Chris Lightcap, Kenneth Salters) at Smalls Jazz Club NYC.
August 24 Hendrik Meurkens Quartet with David Berkman, Chris Berger and Pete Van Nostrand at Smalls Jazz Club NYC
July 13-August 2 The New York Standards Quartet 12th annual Japan tour with performances at the Miyazaki Jazz Festival, Toyama (Tokyo) Body and Soul, Shizuoka Lifetime Jazz Club and other clubs and concert venues around Japan.
June 30 Hendrik Meurkens Quartet with David Berkman, Chris Berger and Pete Van Nostrand at Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, Nyack NY
June 16 David Berkman trio performance at the Swinging Groningen Jazz Festival with Joris Teepe and Steve Altenberg,
May 13-June 8 David Berkman Solo performances at “the New York Fair” at Hankyu Department Store Hall in Osaka, Japan followed by Japan tour–May 13 to June 8: featured performer with the Scott Chadwick Group (Kurashiki@ Jazz Avenue, May 15) with Harvie S, Gene Jackson and Bob Ward (Shinjuku @Someday, May 16 and 17), Solo (Den-Enchofu@ Little Giant and Daikanyama@Lezard, May 18 and 20), with Akio Sasajima and Harvie S (Tokyo@TUC May 21 and Sapporo May 22-25) and Duo tour with Shunzo Ohno (May 26- June 3) with Shunzo Ohno Quartet (Tokyo @Body and Soul June 4, and into the Blue, Machida June 7 and 8).
NYSQ “Sleight of Hand” CD release tour (with Tim Armacost, Marty Kenney and GeneJackson)
April 28 NYSQ (Philadelphia Jazz Festival) Chris’s Jazz Café, Philadelphia PA
April 26 NYSQ Smalls April 26, 2017
April 15 NYSQ Maureen’s Jazz Cellar Nyack NY
April 8-11 David Berkman Quartet Northern California Tour with Dayna Stephens, Linda May Han Oh and Rudy Royston.
April 8 The Sequoia Room, North Coast Brewery, Fort Bragg, CA
April 9 Healdsburg Jazz Society, Healdsburg CA
April 10 Café Pink House, Saratoga CA
April 11 Redwood Jazz Alliance Humboldt University
March 19 David Berkman/Tim Armacost Chez Hanny (with Akira Tana drums and John Wiitala bass)
March 3-4 David Berkman trio with Vicente Archer and Jochen Ruckert at Mezzrow Jazz Club NYC
February 12 Joel Frahm Trio and Quartet with Doug Weiss and Aubrey Johnson at St Peter’s Church Jazz Vespers NYC
February 3-5 David Berkman Sextet at Smoke Jazz Club NYC with Dayna Stephens; Adam Kolker; Billy Drewes; saxes and clarinets, Ugonna Okegwo, Jochen Ruckert (Feb 3) and Johnathan Blake (Feb 4 and 5)
January 7 New York Standards Quartet in Concert, South Florida Jazz Society at Miniaci Performing Arts Center Fort Lauderdale Florida

2016 DATES

December 28 David Berkman Quartet with Dayna Stephens, Doug Weiss and Rudy Royston at Smalls Jazz Club NYC
November 30 David Berkman trio with Ugonna Okegwo and Kenneth Salters at the Kitano Hotel NYC, November 30, 2016
October 19-November 4 Shunzo Ohno Japan Tour, Concerts and Clubs with Gene Jackson, Akira Yamada. Furiki Kesuke, David Berkman piano and keyboards. ,
September 17 Wayne Escoffery Quartet with Daryl Johns and Mark Whitfield Jr. at Fat Cat, NYC
September 12 Don Friedman Memorial Concert with Jimmy Cobb, Harvey S, Tim Armacost, Donny McCaslin, at St. Peter’s Church NYC
August 27 Tim Armacost Quatret with Victor Lewis and Ed Howard at Jazz at the Kitano, NYC
August 13 Shunzo Ohno Quintet with David Berkman, Paul Bollenback, Darryl Johns and Steve Johns at Joe’s Pub, NYC
July 15 – August 5 The New York Standards Quartet (cooperatively-led quartet, with David Berkman, Tim Armacost, Gene Jackson and Daiki Yasukagawa) Japan tour at concert and jazz club venues including the Karuizawa Jazz Festival, Body and Soul Jazz Club and Lifetime Garden Café Jazz Club.
July 8-9 David Berkman/Ed Howard duo @ Mezzrow Jazz Club NYC
July 3 David Berkman Sextet, with Dayna Stephens, Adam Kolker, Billy Drewes, Adam Cruz, Vicente Archer, Iowa Jazz Festival (Closing Set) Iowa City, Iowa
June 3-4 Joris Teepe Quartet with Don Braden and Gene Jackson, Club dates in Belgium.
NYSQ CD release for “Sleight of Hand,” on Whirlwind Recordings
May 13-28 Shunzo Ohno Quartet/Duo tour in Japan with David Berkman, piano and keyboards;Gene Jackson or Akira Tanaka, Furushiki Kesuke. Playing concerts, clubs and festivals including NHK’s “The Session” Japan National Radio Concert Broadcast
Brooklyn Big Band with Tim Armacost and Craig Bailey, leaders, at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola NYC, February 2, 2016

2015 DATES

2015 is NYSQ’s  10th ANNIVERSARY YEAR!

NOVEMBER 22 RECORD RELEASE FOR NYSQ’S POWER of 10 London Jazz Festival, Pizza Express
NOVEMBER 11-22 NYSQ in the U.K., Belgium and Germany with Tim Armacost, Gene Jackson and Michael Janisch
October 20-November 3
JAPAN TOUR with the SHUNZO OHNO QUARTET
September 27
MEZZROW: with Scott Wendholt trumpet, Ugonna Okegwo bass
September 24
THE DAVID BERKMAN TRIO at JAZZ AT THE KITANO with ED HOWARD BASS AND VICTOR LEWIS DRUMS
August 20:
BJU Festival at SHAPESHIFTER LAB in Brooklyn with the David Smith Quintet: David Smith trumpet, Dan Pratt saxes, Gary Wang bass, E.J. Strickland drums
August 13:
Shunzo Ohno Quintet at Lyndhurst Sunset Jazz Series with Paul Bollenback, Ed Howard, Jerome Jennings, Shunzo Ohno trumpet
July 10-31
NYSQ 10th ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF JAPAN including performances at Lifetime in Shizuoka, Body and Soul in Tokyo, Okayama, Kita Kyushu, Hiroshima, Fukuyama, Tstutaya in Tokyo, Kanazawa, Yokohama, and more!!!
July 3-5: Gigs in Hokkaido with Akio Sasajima Quartet featuring Gene Jackson
June 27:
Shunzo Ohno Quartet at the Beanrunner Cafe in Peekskill NY with Paul Bollenback, Ed Howard, Jerome Jennings, Shunzo Ohno trumpet
June 17:
Shunzo Ohno Quintet at the Cutting Room NYC with Paul Bollenback, Ed Howard, Jerome Jennings, Shunzo Ohno trumpet
June 10:
CD Release at Smalls Jazz Club with Dayna Stephens, Adam Kolker, Billy Drewes, Ugonna Okegwo and Johnathan Blake
June 1-4
Teaching and Performing at the PCC in Groningen, NL
May 25:
NHK the Session: The David Berkman Trio with Daiki Yasukagawa and Tamaya Honda
May 19 & 20:
Performances in Korea with the David Berkman Quartet featuring Kenji Omae and Manuel Weyand
May 16 & 17 
HANKYU NEW YORK FAIR in OSAKA JAPAN (3 Solo sets over 2 days)
MAY 5 RELEASE:DAVID BERKMAN’S Old Friends and New Friends on Palmetto Record    David Berkman returns to Palmetto with his first CD for them since 2004, produced with Matt Balitsaris, featuring Brian Blade drums, Billy Drewes, saxes, Adam Kolker saxes and clarinets, Dayna Stevens, saxes, Linda May Han Oh bass.
April 17 &18 David Berkman Quartet @ The Green Mill in Chicago IL. With Dayna Stephens, Ed Howard and Rudy Royston 
April 16
Synergy Jazz in Des Moines with the David Berkman Quartet
April 15 & 14
David Berkman Quartet at IU/Bloomington IN
February 27 and 28 NYSQ at Smoke with Special Guest TBA
February 14-20 NYSQ in California
January 22 Jazz in the Target Atrium at Orchestra Hall Minneapolis MN
January 10-17 Gigs and Clinics in Israel (15 Herzelia concert)
January 5-9 Teaching in Groningen NL

2014 DATES

Dec 27 T’s Lounge Workshop and Solo Piano Concert (Kokobunji, Tokyo Japan)
Dec 26 Tokyo Club, Meguro Duo with Eri Ohno
Dec 23 David Berkman Trio with Daiki Yasukagawa and Tamaya Honda
Dec 22 David Berkman Solo Piano at Gallery Cocon
Dec 18 David Berkman trio with Daiki Yasukagawa and Gene Jackson at Lifetime Shizuoko Japan
Dec 17 House concert, solo piano
Dec 16 Mabumi at Naru
Dec 9-14 Gigs in Hokkaido with Akio Sasajima
Nov 18-21 Gigs in Scotland, Laura Macdonald/David Berkman duo
Nov 15 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London Jazz Festival Laura Macdonald/David Berkman duo, release of CD: DUETS
Nov 9 NYSQ at Murry’s (We Always Swing Jazz Series, Columbia MO)
Nov 8 NYSQ at the Blue Room in Kansas City
Nov 7 NYSQ at Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville AR
Nov 6 NYSQ at UCO Jazz Lab, Concert and Clinc Edmond OK
Nov 5 NYSQ at College of Charleston, Charleston SC
Nov 4 NYSQ at UNC Chapel Hill Concert and Clinic
Nov 3 NYSQ at UNC Charlotte, Concert and Clinic
Nov 1 NYSQ with Gene Jackson, Tim Armacost and Special Guest Michael Janisch at Smalls 7:30-10 (NYC CD Release for the New Straight Ahead on Whirlwind Recordings)

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