"A masterful bop-based improviser... his lines unfolding with an impressive blend of precision and propulsive swing." 

- Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times

"The best bebop pianist this side of Barry Harris."- Len Dobbin, The Montreal Mirror

"A most extraordinary distinguished musician... second generation of bebop pianomen... more elegant expression - his stroke is both stringent and sparkling... he creates intimacy" - Boris Rabinowitsch, Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Unsung hero of Jazz... master of classic bebop piano"- Scott Yanow, L.A. Scene

The Hod O'Brien Trio at Smalls Jazz Club 

Hod O'Brien at age 78 is still one of the greatest players in the bebop style of piano in the world today. With over 15 CDs and having played with the greats including his stint with the Oscar Pettiford Group and early Art Farmer/Donald Byrd groups,and Chet Baker, he is still swinging hard and fast! 
Come and witness the great feeling of live bebop jazz in the most happening hang in town!

Smalls Jazz Club is located in Greenwich Village and has a stunning reputation for supporting and sharing the great jazz artists of our time.

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