Drummer Ari Hoeing & his Trio

Fri, Jan 3, 2020

Drummer Ari Hoeing & his Trio

with Joseph Block

Born in Philly, Ari was exposed at an early age to a variety of musical experiences. His father is a conductor & classical singer, his mother a violinist & pianist. So, when he turned 4, Ari began studying piano & violin. He took up the drums at 12 and by age 14 was honing his skills with other young jazz musicians in the Philadelphia clubs.

Ari attended the prestigious University of North Texas and William Patterson College before landing regular gigs with Shirley Scott and in New York City.

After moving to Brooklyn, Ari found himself playing extensively with Jean Michel Pilc, Kenny Werner Trio, Chris Potter Underground, Joshua Redman, and with artist such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Martino, and Joe Lovano.

Joseph Block

Joe currently lives and studies in New York City at Columbia University and the Juilliard School. He began playing piano at the age of 3, initially studying classical piano with Susan Starr and Harvey Wedeen before switching to jazz in middle school. He participated in many of Philadelphia’s wonderful jazz education programs, primarily at the Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, the Kimmel Center’s Creative Music Program, and Temple University. He regularly performs at many venues throughout the Philadelphia area, including the Kimmel Center, the Clef Club, South Jazz Parlor, Chris’ Jazz Café, @exuberance, and the Mann Music Center. Joe was the 2017 YoungArts Jazz Piano National Finalist. In addition, he is a two-time alum of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Summer Jazz Academy and a three-time alum of the annual Berklee City Music Network Summit. He is also the co-founder and leader of the Philadelphia Ambassador Big Band.

Featuring; Ben Tiberio on Bass and Joseph Block on Piano

Show times 8PM & 10PM ~ $20 per show



Born in Philly, Ari was exposed at an early age to a variety of musical experiences. His father is a conductor & classical singer, his mother a violinist & pianist. So, when he turned 4, Ari began studying piano & violin. He took up the drums at 12 and by age 14 was honing his skills with other young jazz musicians in the Philadelphia clubs.

Ari attended the prestigious University of North Texas and William Patterson College before landing regular gigs with Shirley Scott and in New York City.

After moving to Brooklyn, Ari found himself playing extensively with Jean Michel Pilc, Kenny Werner Trio, Chris Potter Underground, Joshua Redman, and with artist such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Martino, and Joe Lovano.

Joseph Block