Spotlight: Josh Silver


Year started playing: Around 2000.

Musical Education: Studied privately with Tom Szor, Sy Winnie, Mark Kieswetter, and Tad Weed. Attended Toledo School for the Arts through junior high and high school. Currently studying music at Bowling Green State University.

Influences: Ambrose Akinmusire, Miles Davis, Earth Wind & Fire, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Branford Marsalis, and Nicholas Payton.

Sounds a little bit like: Hopefully I sound a lot like myself.

Upcoming gigs: Tonight and May 9 with The Jamm Band at Club Evolution. Wednesday at the Grand Plaza Hotel Aqua Lounge, 5:30 to 7:30. May 18 with Soulstar at Claddagh Irish Pub. May 25 with The Estar Cohen Project at The Happy Badger Cafe.

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