Tue February 27, 2024
FitzGerald's Presents:
Jazz Album Tributes Volume VIII: The Return of 'KIND OF BLUE" by Miles Davis ft. Joe Policastro & Friends

Joe Policastro + Friends

Show: 8:00 pm Doors: 7:00 pm
FITZGERALDS NIGHTCLUB
$15 - $120
Ages 21 and Up
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FITZGERALDS NIGHTCLUB PRESENTS
JAZZ ALBUM TRIBUTES VOL. I.:
MILES DAVIS’ KIND OF BLUE

$15 General Admission Seating // $20/seat reserved tables

Our friend Joe Policastro has assembled an elite ensemble of prestige players from across the Chicagoland area to perform the seminal record Kind Of Blue live from start to finish. Join for a special evening in the NIGHTCLUB with reserved table seating and guaranteed seats for GA ticket holders as well.

CHAD MCCULLOUGH
Heralded for his “solos of mercurial poetry and high craft.” (Chicago Tribune) Chicago-based trumpeter/composer Chad McCullough is active throughout the world. Dan McClenaghan writes, “He is a rare instrumentalist who makes each note sound as if it were imbued with a deeper meaning. 

LENARD SIMPSON
Lenard Simpson is a saxophonist, composer and educator from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lenard was mostly self-taught through high school, but his natural ability and musicianship earned him accolades such as membership in the esteemed Grammy Camp Jazz Session, and an outstanding soloist award at the Mingus Jazz Competition in New York City. 

ALEX BELTRAN
Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Alex Beltran has been called “a saxophonist of impeccablemusicianship” by the Chicago Jazz Magazine. He is a sought after multi-instrumentalist, composer and teacher.

KEVIN FORT
Kevin Fort has established himself as one of the most in demand pianists on the Chicago jazz scene.  Since moving to the city in 1999, he has performed with such icons as Bob Brookmeyer, John Clayton, James Moody, Ira Sullivan, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Steve Turre, Bill Watrous, and Louie Bellson.  As well as the next generation of great jazz artists including Makaya McCraven, Matt Ulery, Jeff Parker, Andy Brown, Caroline Davis, and Dana Hall.  

JOE POLICASTRO
Bassist Joe Policastro is a Chicago-based performer, composer, educator, and bandleader. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, he spent time performing in Europe, and settled in Chicago in early 2003. He is an in-demand bassist for vocalists, combos, and big bands alike. As a composer/arranger, he leads and a contributes to a wide array of ensembles

GEORGE FLUDAS
Has played with many stellar musicians such as Ira Sullivan, Buddy Montgomery, Lou Donaldson, Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Benny Green, Roy Hargrove, Tommy Flanagan, Hank Jones, Cedar Walton, Diana Krall, Benny Carter, Phil Woods, Junior Cook, Slide Hampton, and Bobby Hutcherson.

 

 
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Joe Policastro + Friends