ALON NECHUSTAN – PIANO
MATT MONTGOMERY – BASS
ISSAC SCHWARTZ – DRUMS
JAMES MAHONE – SAX
Based in New York City, Alon Nechushtan and his trio played every major venue including Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, the Central Park Summer Stage Band Shell and the Blue Note.
Alon Nechushtan has released 10 critically acclaimed CDs as a band leader on Enja, Tzadik, ESP, Ayler, Challenge, Naxos www.musicalon.com
Upon leaving CSUN, James became a fixture on the Los Angeles music scene and was a member of the acclaimed jazz quintet Black Note, who recorded albums for the Columbia and GRP/ Impulse record labels. As a member of the group, James spent several years performing up and down the West coast, eventually moving on to national and international destinations. He has performed in many major jazz festivals (Montreal, North Sea, Pori, Umbria, etc.) and worked with many of today’s top- tier musicians.