Danny Lerman is a riveting saxophonist and composer. Danny has studied with Junior Walker's legendary teacher, Charlie Atkins and at the music school of the University of North Texas and the Berklee School of Music as well as with Peter Ballin. Danny's CD's, Danny's Island/Chartmaker Jazz and Meow Baby/Lightyear/EMI earned stunning reviews, opening the door to international airplay, festivals and concerts in Finland (Pori), Java Jazz in Indonesia, Venezuela, South Africa, The Netherlands, Turkey, Hong Kong, Mexico, Israel and the USA. Lerman has recorded and performed with Howard Hewett, Danny Boy, Bobby Lyle, Norman Connors and Jimmy Mngwandi. Danny has performed with Peabo Bryson, Larry Coryell, Kevin Mahogany and Onder Focan, and recorded with Randy Brecker , Dave Valentin, Hubert Laws and Omar Faruk. Lerman has opened for Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Sergio Mendez, Richard Elliot, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, the Ghetto Boys and Joe Lovano among others.
Hendri Lamiri is a legendary violinist in Indonesia. He was born in Pontianak, Borneo August 24, 1972 where he started violin at age 4 from his father (Lamiri Yahya), a great artist/composer himself. Hendri first performed for President Soeharto at the age of 6. He later joined the popular "Group 90." In 1993 he joined the legendary band KLAkustik and DEWA 19. He went on to form the band ARWANA and became a featured soloist and in-demand studio soloist in Indonesia. Hendri has performed with the famous Indonesian symphonies; Orhestra Kalimantan Barat (Borneo, Symphonie Akcaya and Orchestra Erwin Gutawa He has guest starred with Sheyla Majid and headlined concerts at Asia’s largest festival, Java Jazz as well as Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Sarawak, Brunei, France, and Switzerland. Hendri will be recording a CD with Danny Lerman in August in Indonesia and making his USA debut at the South Bend Jazz Festival, September 23.