Refreshing and invigorating, Jamison Ross is the epitome of soul. A composer, arranger, vocalist and drummer, Jamison combines his gifts to present a unique offering to the world of Jazz. His debut release, Jamison, takes listeners on a musical journey that unifies his drumming abilities and vocal gifting.
In 2015, Jamison released his debut album, Jamison. The album, which features Jamison singing on 10 of the 12 tracks, went on to receive a Grammy nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album.
Show times 8PM - Midnight Students get a $5 table credit when you purchase this ticket online. Valid ID required upon arrival.
For this return engagement the Dave Wilson Quartet will feature on bass: Tony Marino (Dave Liebman), on Drums: Dan Monaghan (Philadelphia All-Star), and on piano: Kirk Reese. The group will be performing music from Dave’s four recordings, his “greatest hits”, and will be making a live recording that evening!
For a man leading a quartet bearing one of the most distinguished names in jazz, Ravi Coltrane can be a self-effacing presence. John Coltrane’s saxophonist son puts a clear distance between his own work and his late father’s by often playing spry and subtly crafted lines in a murmur rather than unleashing cloudbursts of sound, and mixing originals with those of his personal heroes and the contributions of exceptional sidemen. - John Fordham "The Guardian"
Master pianist Kenny Werner brings his trio including world renowned drummer, Ari Hoenig, to Chris' Jazz Cafe to feature their skills for four shows (Friday and Saturday 8PM & 10PM). Come listen as they effortlessly take you on a ride of your life.
Vocalist & pianist Dena is making Don Heckman's (LA Times) prediction come true that she "...has all the vocal skills needed to rise to the top level of her field". She is in demand, her passion is stronger and more visible than ever, and she consistently delights her ever-growing worldwide audiences. Alan Bargebuhr of Cadence magazine succinctly summed up the reason why... simply, she is a "...stunningly talented pianist/vocalist."
Featuring veteran drummer Bruce Klauber and pianist Andy Kahn. This is a high-energy, swing-to-bop group that plays cooking versions of jazz standards and compositions from the great American songbook. The other half of the organization is comprised of the acclaimed bassist Bruce Kamsinky.
Entirely student-founded, the Philadelphia Ambassador Big Band's mission is to both rejuvenate the Philadelphia jazz big band scene and preserve the legacy and compositional genius of Duke Ellington and other legendary big band composers. The band features the most talented young musicians in the area and will perform regularly throughout the year at both our home base, the Philadelphia Clef Club, and various jazz venues and clubs around the city.
Tootie Heath is one of the accomplished jazz drummers of all time. He is an American jazz hard bop drummer, the brother of tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath and the double-bassist Percy Heath. He is joined by pianist Emmet Cohen for an amazing night of jazz.
Ben is considered the hottest young bassist of his generation by his peers and the media. In the past few years he has won The Thelonius Monk Award and has worked in the Pat Metheny Unity Band which features Antonio Sanchez and Chris Potter. Ben delivers his sophomore album titled Coming of Age on CD and vinyl via Concord Jazz continuing to implore the common elements of jazz, hip-hop, rock and soul.