MEINL Percussion is proud to welcome Obed Calvaire to the family.
Obed Calvaire, a native of Miami and of Haitian descent is a graduate with both a master and bachelor degree of music from one of America’s premiere private music conservatories in the nation, Manhattan School of Music.
Obed has performed and recorded with artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Seal, Eddie Palmeri, Vanessa Williams, Dave Holland, David Foster, Mary J. Blidge, Stefon Harris, Kurt Rosenwinkel, PeterCincotti, Music Soulchild, Nellie McKay, Yellow Jackets, JoshuaRedman, Steve Turre and Lizz Wright to name a few.
He has also performed with large ensembles such as the Village Vanguard Orchestra, Metropole Orchestra, the Mingus Big Band, Roy Hargrove big band, and the Bob Mintzer Big Band.
Currently, Obed Calvaire can be found playing with the San Francisco Jazz Collective, Richard Bona, Monty Alexander, Sean Jones, Yosvany Terry, The Clayton Brothers Quintet, Mike Stern among others.