-9:30pm and 11:30pm- Battle of the Saxes feat. Mike Smith & Mark Colby
Start Date/Time: Saturday, December 01, 2018 9:30 PM
Description:
    Chicago native, Mike Smith first became enthralled with jazz at a young age that lead to winning a coveted Charlie Parker Scholarship to North Texas culminating in a bachelors in Jazz Performance. Speaking of performances, Mike has performed & recorded with over a hundred jazz greats, including Nat Adderley, Clark Terry, Art Farmer, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Heath, Natalie Cole, Linda Ronstadt, Diane Schuur, Gloria Morgan, Kurt Elling, Nancy Wilson, Harry Connick Jr., Frank Sinatra Jr. & old blue eyes himself Frank Sinatra.

Saxophonist Mark Colby, one time lead soloist and musical director for Maynard Ferguson and member of the James Gang, has had a rich musical career filled with numerous big band stints, a string of solo albums and a longstanding run as instructor of jazz saxophone at DePaul University and Elmhurst College. He has performed with Frank Sinatra, Jaco Pastorius, Tony Bennett, Sonny and Cher, Bill Cosby, Ann-Margret and Sammy Davis, Jr. and recorded with the likes of Dr. John, Wilson Pickett, Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones, and the Bee Gees.

Showtimes:  9:30pm-11pm & 11:30pm-1am
Admission:  $15