John performs regularly in the Los Angeles area, with gigs taking him as far as the Caribbean, Alaska, South America, and the Middle East.
The Shpil - Holiday Celebration 2011
Performance at the 2011 LA County Holiday Celebration at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
"Locked in the Closet" - This Small Group Plays Short Pieces
Scott Oakley's "This Small Group Plays Short Pieces," trio, featuring John Graves on bass & Marc Van Aken on drums.
"Blues In Q Flat" - Svara
Svara performing an original composition by David Trasoff, featuring two improvised bass solos by John Graves. Recorded live at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles.
"Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Jean Sibelius's Finlandia, Op. 26, June 9, 2013 at The Cocoanut Grove Theater.
"Kallimuni Tani" - Mesto
MESTO and Conductor Nabil Azzam present Kallimuni Tani (فكرونى كلمونى تانى) by Abd Al-Wahhab (محمد عبد الوهاب), BaalBak in Hollywood Concert at Zipper Hall, Los Angeles.
"Di Saposhkeleh" - The Shpil
A jazz waltz version of a klezmer tune.
"Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations (XIII - Romanza)" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Elgar's masterpiece.
"Brahms: Symphony No. 1, op. 68" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Brahms with David Weiss, Guest Conductor.
A medley of "O Fortuna" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
"Shunyata" - Svara