Concerts and Festivals

The Ravi Abcarian Quintet plays original compositions and jazz classics in an energetic and creative performance that engages the audience.

Get Up Stand Up by Peter Tosh
Don Beck- trumpet
Kasey Knudsen- tenor saxophone
Laura Klein- piano
Ravi Abcarian- bass
Bryan Bowman- drums

Mr. Walker by Wes Montgomery
Keith Saunders- piano
Ravi Abcarian- bass
Mark Lee- drums
Recorded live in concert for KCSM Jazz 91’s In the Moment radio program produced and hosted by Jim Bennett.
jazz 91

Chicken Stew featuring vocalist Daria Nile
Don Beck- flugelhorn
Andy Ostwald- piano
Ravi Abcarian- bass
Bryan Bowman- drums

Ravi at Yoshi's 2014

© 2014 Grason Littles Photography

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John Santos Quintet Saturday, October 6th • 7PM

You’re invited to a concert performance featuring the outstanding young musicians of Oaktown Jazz Workshops and The John Santos Quintet.

The concert takes place at 7PM on Saturday, October 6th at Oaktown Jazz Workshops, 55 Washington Street, Jack London Square, Oakland.

This event is a benefit for Oaktown Jazz Workshops’ year-round music program for youth. As you may know, I’ve been with Oaktown Jazz Workshops since 1997, and have seen the incredible impact that we’ve had on the lives of countless youth.  We are only able to continue thriving thanks to support from individuals like you.

Tickets are available at

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Thank you,

Ravi Abcarian

Executive Director
Oaktown Jazz Workshops

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