First Night with Amos & Friends on January 1

Le Cafe Jazz is proud to present First Night with Amos Hoffman and Friends. Come enjoy some of the best live jazz music in the Southeast Region at the City of Columbia's premiere French-American Bistro.

Downbeat: 8PM

Admission: $20 per person with reservations made in-advance.
Note: Le Cafe Jazz has a DRESS CODE which is strictly enforced.

For reservations please call 1.803.400.1879.

See you New Year's Evening.

Amos Hoffman Trio at Four Seasons ChamberJazz (January 8)

This concert will feature music directly and/or indirectly associated with the theme of changing seasons. CLICK HERE for tickets

Amos Hoffman with Carolina Klezmer Project, December 13

a post from our good friend, Bill Averbach: "Carolina Klezmer Project will be in Wilmington NC this Sunday for Hanukkah with George Hoar, John Spurrier, and Amos HoffmanGreat musicians playing the great music for the Holiday. More to come... Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah

Great review. Thanks, Downbeat Magazine!

Playing with my brothers in Augusta, Georgia, USA

What people are saying about BACK TO THE CITY!

 

 

Review: Back to the City (All About Jazz)

Back To The City finds Hoffman rekindling old musical relationships, covering classics all by his lonesome, and delivering a good number of originals that speak in different tongues... performances that ably demonstrate how an artist can be an in-the-tradition player and an individualist all at once. 

-Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz

See full review HERE

"...come back to the city"

Back To The City launch - Tel Aviv

 

With Amos HoffmanYonatan YudkovitzAbro GiladHagai AmirGilad Abro and Yonatan Rosen.

Amos Hoffman at the Sibiu Jazz Festival

CLICK HERE to watch an excerpt of the performance.

Amos Hoffman + Anat Fort "Samai"

CLICK HERE to hear Anat Fort and Amos Hoffman playing "Samai", an old Turkish melody arranged for piano and oud on SoundCloud

Official Release Party for "Back To The City" @ Smalls

"Back To The City" on iTunes

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Amos Hoffman at 2015 Westobou Festival's Chamber Music Series

Augusta, Georgia's Westobou Festival is a non-stop five days filled with music, dance, film and more from Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2015. The Amos Hoffman Trio performs a free concert at noon on October 2. 

Chamber Music Series: Amos Hoffman Trio, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 2, Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, Augusta; free

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Amos Hoffman at 35th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival

Arts in the Heart of Augusta has come a long way from its days in the Municipal Building parking lot to one of the premier festivals in the Southeast. The festival has won numerous awards including the 2014 Southeast Event and Festival Association’s silver kaleidoscope for best festival.

...the Amos Hoffman Quartet will close out the festival from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday on the Global Stage with music from "The Carving Project". 

 more info 

Amos Hoffman at Freeway Music's Jam Session

Freeway's brand-new jazz jam session series! Delaney's has great food and drinks and the house band is an all-star crew including Amos HoffmanTony Lee and Mark Rapp.

Bring your instrument and take part in a brand new jam session series. Be there or be square. And you don't want to be square!

Amos Hoffman - Kennesaw State University Master Class

Amos Hoffman at Jazz Under The Stars Weekend

An announcement from my great friend and South Carolina's own jazz ambassador, Skipp "Pops" Pearson.

"My Friends, good afternoon. I want to share the good news that the lineup of jazz players for Jazz Under the Stars is growing...the incredible Amos Hoffman will be in-house on Saturday, September 5th and then again on Sunday, September 6th. Come join us for nights to remember. See you at Le Cafe Jazz."

Back to the City - October 7, 2015

I am really excited to FINALLY announce the release of my new CD BACK TO THE CITY on October 7th!  I want to thank everyone who donated to my Indiegogo campaign - you'll be receiving your copies before everyone else!  If you didn't grab a copy that way, you can still order a copy or download through my website - details to follow!

Amos Hoffman at Columbia's British Bulldog Pub

Despite the fact that he hasn’t released a proper album of his own in five years, Amos Hoffman won’t perform any music from his upcoming Back to the City LP when he plays the British Bulldog Pub this weekend. 

What: Amos Hoffman Trio
Where: The British Bulldog Pub, Columbiana Station, 1220 Bower Pkwy.
When: Saturday, Aug. 29, 8-11 p.m.
Price: Free
More Info: 803-227-8918,thebritishbulldogpub.com

read about the upcoming show here

Thanks for your help with the campaign. We are making progress.

A note from Amos about his new Indiegogo Campaign

"Hey friends, I'm launching a new campaign to help fund the release of Back to the City. Please share and grab yourself a CD! https://youtu.be/wxR22V5GujA"

Amos Hoffman leading Soda City Shredders Guitar Clinic

(a note from one of our Facebook friends...)

"Fellow guitarists, you do not want to miss Amos Hoffman leading our Soda City Shredders clinic tomorrow 7PM at Tin Roof Columbia!"

 

Amos Hoffman + Travis Shaw at Craft & Vine. Augusta

Enjoy live straight-ahead jazz in downtown Augusta twice monthly from Amos & Travis. No cover charge. Cosmopolitan dress expected. Reservations suggested.

Happy Birthday, Amos!

Amos Hoffman at Columbia JCC

Amos Hoffman at Smalls Jazz Club NYC

 

 

Back to the City

Preview some works from my upcoming album in the West Village!  I'm coming to Smalls in NYC to hang out and make some sweet music with some old friends!

Asaf Yuria - Tenor Sax , Duane Eubanks - Trumpet , Omer Avital - Bass , Vince Ector - Drums

http://www.smallsjazzclub.com/

Now offering private lessons

A note from Amos:

"I'm ready to start my online academy offering private lessons. I'm only taking a few students for now, so first come first serve! You will need good quality internet, camera and speakers, and a paypal account. Send a private message please!"

Amos is back in the US!

Amos Hoffman + Anat Fort "It Should Have Happened A Long Time Ago"

CLICK HERE to watch "It Should Have Happened Long Ago" by Paul Motian performed by Anat Fort and Amos Hoffman live at Levontin 7, TLV January 19th 2014

 

Amos Hoffman & Anat Fort @ Winter Red Sea Jazz 2014

A special RSJF festival production featuring an incredible duo – pianist Anat Fort and oud and guitar player Amos Hoffman. Both Israeli artists whose career abroad earned them great success but regardless chose to build their home in Israel.

This special show is their first collaboration with an intriguing and exciting performance of original compositions written especially for the RSJF festival as well as their each own materials and some familiar heartwarming jazz classics. 

Saturday, 08.02.2014 at 21:30, at the Isrotel Royal Garden.

Amos Hoffman Wins the Landau Prize for Jazz 2013

Amos was awarded the Landau Prize for Jazz on January 1, 2014.  Funded by the national lottery, the Landau Prize is given annually to artists and researchers of accomplishment in their fields and made ​​significant contributions to the advancement of culture and science in Israel. Recipients are selected using professional judgment committees for each area comprising leading scientists from the academies various Lottery Prize winners named Landau in previous years , art critics , artists and leading others.

Chernihiv Jazz Open 2013

100% Tel Aviv

Amos Hoffman @Tel Aviv White City Music Festival

May 4th

14:00 - 15:30

Hangar 11, Federation Hall, Tel Aviv

 

Amos Hoffman @Ankara Music Festival!!

http://www.ankarafestival.com/en/program.aspx?ID=13&date=17

 

Amos Hoffman at the Limessol Jazz Festival 2011

 Jazz Festival

November 18th, 2011

Rialto Theatre - 8:30 PM!

Amos Hoffman at XI International Xabia Jazz Festival

August 6 - In the Plaza de la Constitució at 22:30. Tonight the main act is the Amos Hoffman Quartet, playing as part of the International Javea Jazz Festival. Entrance €15 or €40 adults (single of multi-day ticket), €12 or €30 under 26. Contact the Tourist Info Office. Tel: 965 794 356 or email xabiacentre@touristinfo.net.

Cyprus Tour - 2011

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Viva Brasil

Just came back from a fantastic time in Sao Paulo - and now I'm on the way to Eilat to play in the Red Sea Festival with Ilan Salem.  This is the life!

A great time in prague

Thanks to everyone who came out to see me and the guys in Prague! We had a great time and hope you all enjoyed the music. Hope to see you again soon!

New Disk for a new year!

Been keeping it a bit hush hush, but now that everything is on track I can share the good news. I'm proud and excited to announce that my new disk, Carving is out on April 12th! I'm giving you a sneak peek at what's on the disk to give you an idea of what it's about. Enjoy!! Amos

Many Thanks

Thanks to everyone who came to see me in Paris on Saturday! We had a great time and I appreciate your coming out!

Amos Hoffman Quintet at the Red Sea Jazz Festival

I'm really excited to be at the festival in Eilat this year. It's going to be a great one! Red Sea Jazz Festival

Sunset Club - Paris 10/14

Come and see me, Gilad Abro and Amir Bresler at the Sunset Club in Paris! The Quartet (with Joshua Levitt on flute) will open for Avishai Cohen on the 16th 8:00 PM Le Bataclan. Check the Calendar Dates section for full details!

New video

Posted video of the Levontin 7 show from 7/29

New Evolution Reviews

Hi everyone! I'm busy preparing for two upcoming shows - Levontin 7 and Martef 10 (check the calendar page for details), but I wanted to share with you a couple of new reviews! Enjoy

Yellow Submarine

Thanks to everyone that came out on Monday night! You were great!

תודה לכל מי שבא להופעת ההשקה בצוללת!! הייתם קהל נהדר!!

Israel Release

!!! יצא עכשיו בישראל EVOLUTION

Evolution - US Release

Razdaz records released Evolution on March 25th. Israeli and European releases will follow this summer!

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