Jazz Pianist Erica Oba @Claremont Branch Library

June 03, 2014

Contact: Shani Leonards
Claremont Branch Supervisor
Berkeley Public Library


Berkeley, June 3, 2014—Usher in the longest days of the year with an auditory banquet at the Berkeley Public Library! Jazz Pianist Erika Oba will perform at the Claremont Branch Library at 2940 Benvenue on June 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

This lively program of original music is appropriate for music lovers of all ages. Ms. Oba has several events happening at high-profile jazz venues in the East Bay later in the summer, but you can mark the Solstice and hear her first with us. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library. For more information about this program, call 510-981-6280.

Erika Oba is a composer, performer and educator who was born and raised in the SF Bay Area. She studied at Oberlin College and Conservatory where she received her BM in Jazz Piano Performance and BA in Environmental Studies. Oba has been active in a variety of settings including big bands, indie rock bands, funk bands, original jazz groups, and theater companies.

The Claremont Branch is located at 2940 Benvenue and Ashby, Berkeley CA 94705, and is open: Monday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Thursday, 12 noon -8:00 pm; and Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm.

Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website.