The CB Trio (Cal Bezemer Trio) is:

  • Acoustic or Synth Keyboard
  • Stand-up or Electric Bass
  • Drums

    Sometimes: Cal Sings; plays Bamboo Flute;
    or Cal has one hand on Keys, one on Sax

  • We can expand to 6 pieces, adding:
    Saxophone, Trumpet, Guitar, and vocalist(s)


    We play: A large repertoire of standards and originals, which we adapt as needed:

            Jazz Music worthy of being broadcast or recorded
            for Concerts, Jazz Clubs, Jazz Events.
            Accompaniment that makes vocalists shine. We do not just play the right notes;
             we help set the mood and tell your story.
            Dance Music for Events, Receptions, etc.
            Ambiance Music for Events, Parties,
            Dinner Music that enhances the occasion -- tasty, not-too-loud.
    These services can also be provided by Solo Piano and/or Keyboard, or from 2 to 6
    pieces, with or without singer.

    We are comprised of: Any of a list of top L.A. musicians according to availability, as all members are in demand. For over 15 years we were:
    Cal Bezemer: Keys; Harry Franklin Sr.: Bass; and George Edward: Drums.

    Current Incarnations may feature:

    Bass: Henry Franklin Sr., Clarence Robinson, Michael Saucier, Bill Markus

    Drums: Alphonse Mouzon, Quentin Dennard, Kenny Elliot, Steve Pemberton

    We have appeared alone and with many fine singers, at many fine venues and events, and have never failed to shine.

    Some Music Samples:

      No Greater Love
      Body and Soul

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