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The Hogan Brothers featuring Viveca Hawkins
Sunday, March 19
Black Cat JAZZ@theEDGE! Presents…
The Hogan Brothers
The Hogan Brothers – Steve (bass), Colin (keyboards), and Julian (drums) – are a jazz fusion trio based in Oakland, California. Their influences, while rooted in American styles such as Jazzz, Funk, R&B, and Pop, are also informed by many international styles such as Timba, Tango, Gamelan, Highlife, Soukous, Afro-pop, North Indian Classical music and more. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, the brothers not only to took advantage of the wide variety of excellent local music programs (Berkeley High Jazz, Young Musicians Program, Cal State East Bay Music, UC Berkeley Ethnomusicology), but also had the opportunity to study internationally with master musicians in Indonesia, Cuba, Ghana, and Brazil.
They have performed with a number of great artists/projects in James Moody, Hugh Masekela, Peter Erskine, Tommy Igoe, Larry Graham, Bob Brookmeyer, Roy Ayers, Josh Jones, Goapele, Maria Schneider, Bobby Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Keith Terry, Victor Wooten, Latoya London, Dave Chappelle, Crosspulse, Dynamic, Adam Theis, Jazz Mafia, and O-maya.
This one-night-only performance features guest vocalist Viveca Hawkins. The Berkeley born songstress’ vocal stylings range from rock and roll to hip hop soul and jazz. Her more than 20 years of credits include The Memorials, Kev Choice Ensemble, Blackalicious, Monophonics, Casual and DJ Toure of Hieroglyphics, Zion I, The Coup, Talib Kweli, Soulive and Goapele.
Steve Hogan – Bass
Colin Hogan – Keys
Julian Hogan – Drums
Viveca Hawkins – Vocals
Set 1: 730 Doors 630
Set 2: 930 Doors 845 Bar open 630