WBGO’s The Checkout presents Tom Oren Trio
November 20, 2019
Doors Open: 7:30 PM
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $10.00
BERKLEE STUDENT: $0.00
TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION Public Onsale: September 24, 2019 1:57 PM to November 20, 2019 8:30 PM
BERKLEE STUDENT Public Onsale: September 27, 2019 12:43 PM to November 20, 2019 8:30 PM
Tom Oren is the celebrated winner of the 2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition, judged by Mr. Herbie Hancock. Oren was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and began his music training at age six. An honors graduate of the Israeli Conservatory of Music Classical Department, as well as the Thelma Yelling High School of the Arts Jazz Department; he studied at the renowned Rimon Jazz Institute and attended Berklee on a full scholarship.
Oren's achievements include winning first prize in Rimon's annual Jazz Musician Contest and numerous America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarships. As a pianist, an arranger and a composer, he has performed and recorded with a host of leading Israeli jazz musicians, most recently as a core member of the Eli Degibri Quartet.
Oren has appeared on world-class stages including the JazzAhead! Festival in Bremen, the Jazz Juan Festival in Antibes, Jarasum Jazz Festival in Korea, the International Jazz Day celebration in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the Newport Jazz Festival and the Red Sea Jazz Festival, just to name a few.
In October Tom will be joining Terence Blanchard's touring band, starting in Asia, and has just finished recording his debut record for Concord Records which is scheduled for a 2020 release
The performance will be broadcast as a part of WBGO's The Checkout-Live at Berklee multimedia concert series. Past artists on the broadcast have included Joe Lovano, Ingrid Jensen, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, and Melissa Aldana, among others. For those not in Boston to see the show at the Red Room, it will be webcast live from WBGO in HD video.