Tabard Theatre announces DLS Trio, on Thursday June 30, at 8pm. This is a live in-person show, with livestream and on-demand tickets also available. DLS Trio is Dahveed Behroozi on piano, Shay Salhov on sax and Jason Lewis on drums. Tickets for the show range from $10 to $35. Tabard Theatre is an all-vaccinated venue. Proof of vaccination is required for in-person patrons.
In 2014, Behroozi, Salhov and Lewis, along with the late bassist John Shifflett, began the development of a remarkable jazz quartet focused on original compositions and steeped in improvisation, drawing on classical and world music elements. Now, the trio soldiers on with their unique connection that explores adventurous and imaginative musical avenues. Behroozi, Salhov and Lewis are excited to present a night of jazz standards and original music in an intimate trio concert at Tabard Theatre.
Pianist and Composer Dahveed Behroozi is an active player both as a leader and sideman in the Bay Area, nationally and internationally. Behroozi’s expansive musical palette comes from a wide frame of references ranging from Bach, Brahms, Schoenberg, Alban Berg, to 20th century jazz luminaries, as well as the rock and ambient worlds. Behroozi approaches improvisation as a form of musical composition. It is within improvisation, that over time, compositions begin to appear, take shape, and ultimately form. Pianist Fred Hersch describes his playing as, “intense, immersive, emotionally fulfilling and musically deep.”
Shay Salhov, an Israeli born saxophonist, received his B.M. from Berklee College of Music in 2002 and his M.M. from the Boston Conservatory in 2005. In Boston, Shay studied with great musicians such as George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Hal Crook, Ed Tomassi and Ken Radnofsky. He performed professionally in the Boston and New York area from 2000 until his relocation to the Santa Cruz area in 2009. Musicians that Shay performed and collaborated with on the East Coast include Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Ziv Ravitz, Avishai Cohen, Sebastian Noelle, Ronen Itzik, Sebastian Noelle, Eric McPherson, Warren Wolf and many more. Shay performed at the 54th Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Don Quixote, Moe’s Alley, The Fillmore, Earth Day San Francisco and many other Bay Area venues.
Jason Lewis graduated from the classical percussion program at San Jose State University, under the direction of Tony Cirone of the San Francisco Symphony, with a B.A. in music. He has played with a variety of talented musicians including; John Stowell, Gary Burton, Gil Goldstein, James Moody, Mark Murphy, Bob Sheppard, Steve Rodby, Paul McCandles, Norma Winstone, Larry Coryell, Darol Anger, Regina Carter, Johnny Frigo, James Carter, John Handy, Anton Schwartz , Terry Disley, Mark Levine, Peter Apfelbaum, Paul Nagel, and Kurt Elling. Besides performing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with many groups, often with bassist John Shifflett , Mr. Lewis has toured and recorded with Boz Scaggs, Michael Brook, Djivan Gasparyan, Ann Dyer and Taylor Eigsti. He can be heard on numerous recordings as well as TV (Spark on PBS), Video Game (Godfather 2) and Movie Soundtracks (Affliction, Albino Alligator, Ratatouille-“Our Friend the Rat”).