--5:00pm and 7:00pm-- Andy Brown Quartet Featuring Russ Phillips
Start Date/Time: Wednesday, July 03, 2019 5:00 PM
Description:
    Andy Brown has an engagement that has taken him away from Chicago for this regularly scheduled booking date.  In his place tonight and performing with Andy's regular cast of characters, will be trombonist Russ Phllips.

Born in Denver, Colorado in 1947, Russ Phillips (Jr.) is the son of Russ Phillips (Sr.) (1912-1987), the trombonist who replaced Jack Teagarden with Louis Armstrong’s All Stars in 1951. Russ Sr. played with Louie for a year and a half before settling in the Chicago area in 1952. Russ’s life as a trombonist began backstage as a 4-and 5-year-old listening to his dad play with the All Stars.

Russ is adept at performing in a variety of musical settings, from classical ensembles and pit orchestras to big bands, small swing and traditional units, and rock ‘n roll horn sections. Some of his experience has included performance at concerts and festivals with Howard Alden, Doc Cheatham, Kenny Davern, the Four Freshman, Bob Haggart, Lionel Hampton, Chuck Hedges, Dick Hyman, Don Goldie, Bobby Lewis, Tommy Newsom, Tom Saunders, Doc Severinsen, John Sheridan, The Chicago Cub Quintet including Ted Butterman, Kim Cusack and Mike Walbridge.

Showtimes:  5pm-6:30pm & 7pm-8:30pm
Admission:  $10