Obed Calvaire (Drums), a native of Miami, is a graduate of the New World School of the Arts, a public high school in Miami-Dade County designed for artistically talented students. Mr. Calvaire was a candidate for a master of music degree in jazz drum set at Manhattan School of Music and has recently graduated in May 2005. He received his bachelor's degree from Manhattan School of Music in 2003, completing the undergraduate degree requirements in three years. He is in the studio of John Riley.
Mr. Calvaire has performed with major jazz artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Danilo Perez, Bobby Watson, Mark Murphy, Stefon Harris, Josh Roseman, Eric Reed, Buster Williams and the Clayton Brothers Quintet