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Free: JEFF DERBY TRIO
March 08, 2014
Yoshi's Local Talent Series: Free live music in the Lounge every Wed-Sat, 6:30 - 10:00pm!
Saxophonist/pianist, composer and educator Jeff Derby has been an active member of the bay area jazz scene since 2006 after graduating with honors, from Sonoma State University with B.A.’s in Jazz Studies, Music Education and a single subject teaching credential. Jeff has been fortunate enough to play at close to ninety different venues in the bay area with many great bay area jazz figures. He also teaches middle school music in Marin County. Jeff draws inspiration from different jazz musicians and composers such as: Kenny Garrett, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Michael Brecker, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver and Wayne Shorter.