$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:30pm / Doors 7pm
“A quick comment on Herskovits- you’d better like drums, because he’ll put lots of prints on your ears”- Bob Protzman, DownBeat Magazine
"Drummer Dor Herskovits literally shines through the set, with brilliant use of cymbals, razor-sharp trap work, and kaleidoscope solos . . .” - Steve Elman (WBUR)
“A Herskovits drum solo . . . is like a jeweled centerpiece to this intriguing collaboration”- Ralph A Miriello, Notes On Jazz
Israeli drummer Dor Herskovits is already a staple of the Boston jazz scene and has won international acclaim as an improviser. His melodic approach to playing the drums, combined with vast knowledge of rhythm and a composer's vision make him a unique voice as a drummer. Dor's original music draws from jazz and blues roots, folk and world music, free jazz rock and metal.
Dor began pursuing his passion for music at the age of 14, fulfilling his childhood dream of playing the drums. However it was only in his 20's that he decided to pursue music as a professional career. Following his love for jazz and improvised music, Dor had moved to the US to study jazz from its source. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of music and his Master’s degree in Jazz performance from the New England Conservatory. During these formative years, His also began his journey as a composer and bandleader.
Today, Dor performs and records as a sideman and bandleader all around the US and around the world. Some of his current projects include – Earprint, Tetraptych, Elan Mehler trio, TJ and the revenge, Xiongguan Zhang, Max Ridley's basement orchestra, the dapper brass band and more. Dor had shared the stage with great musicians such as Jason Palmer, Daniel Rotem, Steve Cardenas, Jon Cowherd and George Garzone. His latest Album as a leader "Flying Elephants" will be released in September 2019.
Jacob Shulman - Tenor Sax
Caio Afiune - Guitar
Max Ridley - Bass
Dor Herskovits - Drums