6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042
2 sets at 7:30 p.m. 9:15 p.m.
$10 music charge $7 minimum (food/drink)
Enzo Carpentieri ” New York Motion”
Enzo Carpentieri: Drums
Brian Charette: Organ.
Yotam Silberstein: Guitar.
Enzo Carpentieri (ITA 1959), drummer, born in Padova, Italy.In the 80s he has played with the famous italian virtuoso altosax Massimo Urbani and many others: Robert Bonisolo, Antonio Faraò, Claudio Fasoli, Kenny Wheeler & The European Music Orchestra, Sal Nistico, Art Farmer, Valery Ponomarev, Tony Scott, Steve Grossman, Herb Geller, Jim Snidero, Harold Danko, Cameron Brown, Vic Juris, Dick Oatts, Miroslav Vitous, John Tchicai, Rob Mazurek. He has recorded several albums and his records has been often voted in Italy as ‘best of the year’, including “Look to the Neutrino” with John Tchicai Lunar Quartet and “Everywhere Is Here” with his quintet Circular E-Motion feat. Rob Mazurek. A new record is announced with the Expanding Trio led by pianist Greg Burk. He has performed on tour in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Hungary, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong and New York.
Tel – Aviv native Yotam Silberstein began playing guitar at age 10. This young prodigy was soon invited to perform with many of the nation’s top jazz musicians. By the age of 21, Silberstein has won the coveted “Israeli Jazz Player of The Year” title. Soon after, he performed at Italy’s renowned Umbria Jazz Festival, released a critically acclaimed debut album and set out on an extensive tour of Europe and the Middle East.
Yotam Silberstein has toured as a leader in major clubs in Europe, Japan, and Singapore while winning the Sundance Time Warner award for film music.
Having performed with the world’s premier talent, he has honed his craft with precision, finesse and the innate artistic touch that others twice his age are still searching for to this day there is little doubt among critics that Yotam Silberstein’s musical stock is an arrow pointing straight up!
Brian Charette, New York City organist/pianist, has established himself as a leading voice in modern Jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Poll “Rising Star: Organ” award and has climbed to 4th place in The 2016 Critic’s Poll main Organ category. This year Brian also won The Hot House Magazine Fan’s Decision Jazz Award for Best Organist in New York. His brand new recording, Once and Future, is currently #17 on the Jazz Week chart and is also on the Itunes new music Top 20.
Charette was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1972, and was introduced to music by his mother, Catherine. By the age of 17, he was playing with jazz luminaries Lou Donaldson and Houston Person. Since graduating on the Dean’s List from UConn in 1994 with a BA in Music, Charette has been performing extensively in Europe and the USA with his home base being the East Village, NYC. Brian is a staple of the downtown scene working with virtually everyone who plays with an organist.
Besides being a critically acclaimed composer and bandleader, Brian has performed with notable artists such as Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper, and many more. Just this month, Brian will start working with Miles Davis alumnus, George Coleman. Charette is also an active author and educator, writing for Keyboard magazine, New York City Jazz Record, DownBeat, and the Czech magazine Muzikus. Brian teaches masterclasses all over the world and is on the faculty of the Czech Summer Jazz Workshop at Jesek Conservatory in Prague. His first book, 101 Hammond B3 Tips, released through publisher Hal Leonard, has become very popular, as well as his video on the website, mymusicmasterclass.com. Outside of music, Charette is passionate about chess and White Crane kung fu, in which he holds a black sash.