Erik Jekabson Sextet

Fri Sep 28, 2018
Cafe Stritch
Music, Live Music Bars, Jazz


Erik Jekabson is a freelance trumpet player, composer, arranger and educator who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is equally busy playing and composing for different bands, leading his own groups, teaching a wide variety of students and running the Young Musicians Program at the California Jazz Conservatory.

Erik has six CDs out under his own name: his most recent album is "Erik Jekabson Quintet" (2017) on the Wide Hive Record Label. His other CDs are: "A Brand New Take" (2016) on the OA2 record label, and "Erik Jekabson Quartet & John Santos: Live at the Hillside Club", (2014) ,"Anti-Mass" (2012), and "Crescent Boulevard" (2010) which are on his own Jekab's Music record label. His debut CD, "Intersection", was recorded in New York in 2002 and released on the Fresh Sound/New Talent label.

Erik also co-produced and played on four other recordings which are widely available: The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra's "The Falling Dream" and "Cheap Rent", "Vista: the Arrival" and "New World Funk Ensemble". He's recorded as a sideman on numerous other jazz recordings, as well as doing session work in many other genres of music and on movie and video game soundtracks.

All Ages Welcome.



  1. Cafe Stritch
    374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA