MUSICIANS

Armandi, Rich

Bassist

Bailey, Ray

Saxophonist

Bardelle, Arlene

Vocalist

Burnell, Anne

Vocalist

Browning, Stephanie

Vocalist

Collella, Rose

Vocalist

Fazio, Sam

Vocalist

Ferris, Dan

Vocalist

French, Jenifer

Vocalist

Greene, Chris

Chris Greene leads his own critically-acclaimed group which was recently recognized in the Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” Poll as Chicago’s “Best Jazz Band."

Hart, Steve

Bassist

Jeffers, Mike

Drummer

Johnsrud, Keri

Vocalist

Kelly, Geordie

Guitarist

Klewitz, Bill

Guitarist, Electric Bassist and Jazz Photographer

Kolb, Gayle

Vocalist

LePercolateur

Gypsy Jazz Band

Lewis, Bobby

Trumpeter

Logan, Ava

Vocalist

Locascio, Joey

Vocalist

Marinaro, Paul

Vocalist

Mason, Michael

Flutist

Martini Lunch

Flash back to the early sixties when the Mad Men execs went out for a classy Martini Lunch accompanied by the sounds of Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and company. Besides providing cool backgrounds or hot swing, Martini Lunch also puts their signature spin on soul, blues, and pop tunes that fit that classic vibe

Maxwell, Shawn

Saxophone

McIntyre, Dan

Guitar

McMichael, Stacy

Bassist

Muellner, Tom

Jazz Pianist-Private Lessons-Arranging

Muellner is a highly respected Chicagoland jazz pianist and composer with a unique style and an uncanny understanding of harmonic movement, improvisation and musical interplay which enables him to not only perform with many top musicians but also lead his own groups throughout the area.

Ness, Dave

Dave Ness, guitarist, composer and educator, has led the Dave Ness Trio with Kurt Barker, percussion and Matt Thompson, bass, for over 20 years.  The trio has released three albums “Sketches,”  “Layers,” and “Grooveness.”  These albums consist of all original compositions. “Musical globetrotting is one of the features of this delightful album…creatively accomplished record…”(Chicago Jazz Magazine review of “Layers”)

Pistol Pete

Guitarist

Wayne Powers

Vocalist

Rhythm Rockets

Vintage Rhythm & Blues, with songs influenced by the sax-driven bands of the late 1940s and early 1950's. In keeping with that style of music, the Rhythm Rockets' performances reflect the diversity of Jazz, Rhythm & Blues for which Chicago is famous for.

Sanders, James

Violinist

Schneider, Nick

Bassist

Sellers, Jim

Pianist

Shelton, Dave

Pianist

Solone, Bob

Pianist and Vocalist

Solotaire, Linda

Vocalist

Stille, Don

Pianist

Sturk, John

Pianist

Thomas, Michele

Michele Thomas is an American jazz musician, vocalist and songwriter from Chicago, IL. From growing up singing in church, to co-founding North Park University’s gospel choir, to performing and teaching in Scandinavia, and then carrying that skill back to her hometown, Michele Thomas and her talents have carried her through a fantastic array of experiences within the massive world that is, music.

Tot, Zvonimir

Guitarist

Wiles, Dennis