Phoebe Chou at SJMA First Friday - San Jose Jazz

Phoebe Chou at SJMA First Friday

Free Event
Fri, Jun 3
7pm showtime (Pacific)
free admission / San José Museum of Art
Phoebe Chou, a Bay Area native resident, is a percussionist and music educator in the tech-centric Silicon Valley of Northern California. Known for her versatility in different musical backgrounds, she has been performing and teaching since she started her percussion career at 15 years old. She has since toured across the United States, as well as internationally, sharing her foundational belief of expressions through music.
With a bachelor's degree in percussion Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, Phoebe had the fortunate opportunities to study under Dave DiCenso, Neal Smith, Ralph Peterson, Mark Walker, Bob Guilloti, James Murphy, Nancy Zeltsman, Eguie Castrillo, and Ed Saindon, to name a few.
Phoebe has performed various genres with musicians such as Leehom Wang, Geoffrey Keezer, Edgardo Cambon, Peter Erskine, Frank Ticheli, Arnie Roth, Bobby Shew, Wayne Bergeron, the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps, Vanguard Winter Percussion, and many more. She is currently the percussionist for the local group, 7th Street Big Band, who will be releasing their EP soon.

Streaming Options

This event will be streamed to the Museum’s YouTube page and to the 35-foot video wall at SJZHQ.


Straight Ahead


Phoebe Chou - drums Micheal "Tiny" Lindsey - bass David Lechuga - guitar

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