Humanistic is a diverse souful jazz band with a flare for funk. Starting in 2005, We've been playing a very unique original music in the bay area since then and have performed at the oakland art and soul, the fillmore festival, straits café, yoshis sf , sf cherry blossom just to name a few.
VINCE KHOE- KEYs/COMPOSER : Influenced by Funk such as E W & F as well as the jazz fusion greats , return to forever, weather report, pat metheny, His compositions reflect the many influences from the pop and jazz world to create the unique humanistic sound, he has performed with Gerri Harris, Melvin and the mellotones, Jazzy Jan, Marcella Hooks and plays in his jazz trio, V3.
OTOE MORI- SAX: An international artist who performs also in japan with her own group as well as locally with Eddie Neon and others.
BEN LUIS- BASS: Currently teaches jazz, coaches jazz vocalists and is the musical director of BVUMC. Ben has performed at top venues such asnYoshi’s (Oakland and SF), the Razz Room, Anna’s Jazz Island and others.
GREG GERMAN- DRUMS: Has worked with various performers and groups such as Benny Rietveld (Miles Davis, Santana), Walter Savage, Oakland Jazz Choir,, Mingus Amungus and Resonance.