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Roni Kaspi

June 10 7:00 pm PDT

Main Stage

Doors Open: 6:30


Roni Kaspi, at just 23 years old, was awarded the ‘Best Jazz Drummer of the Year’ at the Drumeo Awards. She has been turning a lot of heads since her huge breakthrough as the international touring drummer in the global jazz bass sensation Avishai Cohen trio. Starting on drums at 7 year old (“I actually think the drums rather chose me, than the other way around,” she says) Roni was mentored at the prestigious Berklee conservatoire by Grammy-winning drums maestro Terri Lyne Carrington before being thrust into the spotlight last year when her Israeli compatriot Avishai Cohen hired her for his renowned trio on hearing her phenomenal drums on a video posted on Instagram. Filling the stool of drummers as influential as Mark Guiliana, besides a hectic international touring schedule, she also played a pivotal role on Shifting Sands one of Avishai’s strongest trio recordings to date, which stormed all the ‘best of’ international charts of 2022.

As incredible as that’s been (and it’s been life-changing for her), it’s just one aspect of the super-diverse and unique musical world of the Israeli-born artist as she steps into the role of drumming singer-songwriter and producer, to lead her own cutting-edge yet groovily accessible songs-and-instrumental trio project. “In the past couple of years I’ve been working on my own music. These songs are my true musical identity,” she says. For her new trio project, Roni Kaspi has an ultra-hip, all-embracing, genre-bending vision for 2024 and beyond, daring to mix the futuristic with the traditional, funkily imaginative ‘real-time’ improv with eclectic influences from alt-pop, soul, world music and electronica – though there are far more differences than similarities, think Thundercat, Anderson Paak, Louis Cole and Bjork. “I’m inspired by literally everything from musicians, actors, creators, just people in general everywhere, all the time,” she says. “There are some musicians. Tony Williams, for me he’s just a master of the instrument and as a musical channelling tool. Miles Davis, is an example of an artist that never stopped searching for new stuff. Then David Hockney, Andy Warhol and many, many more.”

With her mesmerizingly creative, freewheeling kit-work, quirkily soulful vocal and candid lyrics, Roni is joined by an electric trio, featuring a keys/synth player, and an electric bass player. Youthful, indie rock and hiphop attitude meets the sophistication of jazz in an inclusive brew for today’s naturally curious, open-minded music listener. Roni Kaspi Trio is evidence that jazz is no longer your parent’s favorite music but one of the many special ingredients on the playlist menu of any hip and informed young artist. The Roni Kaspi trio plays music that expresses the moment in which we are living.


Opening act by harris, playing a solo set:

Hailing from central Virginia, harris is a decorated guitarist, producer and singer-songwriter who wears his heart on his sleeve. Having toured to country garnering his own audience over demographic, he has amassed a loyal fanbase that comes from the blues, folk, rock and soul demographic.


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Ages: 21 and up


June 10
7:00 pm PDT


Hotel Cafe
1623 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, 90028 United States
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