George Brooks and Summit last performed at the Bach on November 18, 2012.

Kai Eckhardt - George BrooksGeorge Brooks – saxophone (USA); Kai Eckhardt –bass (Liberia/Germany);  Osam Ezzeldin - keyboards (Egypt/USA); Celso Alberti - drums (Brazil); Mahesh Kale - guest vocalist (India)

From the US, BROOKS has performed with such notable musicians as John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Larry Coryell, Etta James, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and the Kronos Quartet.  KAI ECKHARDT is a Liberian/ German bassist and composer best known for his pioneering work with the John Mclaughlin Trio in the 80's, Billy Cobham’s International Quartet in the 90's and the band Garaj Mahal in the new Millennium.  North African-born keyboardist OSAM EZZELDIN received a full scholarship to Berklee College of Music after his first U.S. appearance. He has played with Zakir Hussain, Istanbul-based percussion maestro Misirli Ahment and Steely Dan bass legend Chuck Rainey.  Drummer CELSO ALBERTI, born in Southern Brazil  has toured the globe and performed with such legendary artists as Steve Winwood, Airto Moreira, Flora Purim, Herbie Mann..  MAHESH KALE is an accomplished vocalist is firmly positioned on the national and international radar of the North Indian Classical Music community. Mahesh has performed with world famous percussionists including Trilok Gurtu and Sivamani, and instrumentalists like Pedro Eustache and Frank Martin, in fusion and collaborative works.


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