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10-10_goldberg_1Aaron Goldberg ’91, world-renowned jazz pianist and leader of the Aaron Goldberg Trio, recently released his new album Home to high critical acclaim. On Friday, October 8, the Aaron Goldberg Trio performed two shows at the Regattabar, in the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, to celebrate the release.

Home—which includes bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Eric Harland—is the Trio’s fourth major album. It features several cover songs, paying tribute to Thelonius Monk in “I Mean You” and Stevie Wonder in “Isn’t She Lovely.” The Boston Globe calls the Trio “one of jazz’s most delectable…a superlative group,” and Rolling Stone describes their music as “a rare balance of chops and interplay.”

Aaron has toured with some of the most prominent voices in jazz, including Joshua Redman, Wynton Marsalis and Michael Brecker. In addition to his four albums as a leader and four as co-leader of the OAM Trio, Aaron has been featured on over 60 collections. He has produced and performed in historic fundraising concerts, is co-arranger/composer of the Baby Loves Jazz series, and is the musical director of All Souls at Sundown, a jazz and poetry series in New York City. He is a member of the instrumental faculty at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and a clinician at conservatories and universities around the world.

The New York Times has described Aaron’s music as “selfless in all the right ways. [He] doesn’t set out to demonstrate virtuosity, speed, or heat, though all three are at his disposal. He’s versatile and impressive, and he swings hard. Goldberg has honed his trio to a fine point over the years.”