This year’s grammy nominated Orrin Evans & the Captain Black Big Band will have a weekly residency at Chris' during June and July. Come get the big band experience as they make Chris' their home-away-from-home and dial in to maximize your summertime jazz.
Pianist - David Zheng, Tenor Saxophone - Daniel Wilkins, Bass - Justin Sekelewski, Drums - Phil Mcneal, Guitar - Jacob Kelberman.
Pianist David Zheng and a group of accomplished young musicians from the New York and Philly area play swinging standards and original arrangements that are sure to get your head bobbing. Lovers of great music are welcome!
Students get a $5 table credit when you purchase this ticket online!
Guitarist and Composer Dave Allen has been praised by critics as "an exciting and unique player in the mold of Pat Metheny, Ben Monder and Adam Rogers. Fantastic technique, a strong melodic sense, great compositions". At the age of 16 years old, Allen was recognized by Guitar Player Magazine as a talent to watch. Born in Philadelphia, Allen moved to New York to attend the Manhattan School of Music and developed is his career there over the past 25 years. His critically acclaimed recordings have been written about in the New York Times, Downbeat Magazine, Jazz Times Magazine and All About Jazz. He has performed and toured with his own projects throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia and worked with many of the most respected musicians in jazz today.
Eric McGarry (guitarist/composer), performs a program of original creative music, and selections from the standard repertoire. While being rooted in the jazz tradition McGarry’s music pushes forward while remaining authentic to himself and the idiom.Show times 8PM - Midnight ~ $10
Vocalist Michelle Lordi wants to tell you a story, so sit back, pour yourself a cocktail and listen. The story you will hear will be sung with cool, uncorrupted understatement that swings with a clear, warm, seductive voice that is lovely and unforgettable.
A University of the Arts student led jazz group performing jazz and blues standards featuring Melanie Ashe on vocals, Molly Schecter on drums, David Byrd on piano, Alex Papatolis on bass, and Raph Kraus-Palit on guitar. .