July 18th Sat. - 8pm
Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center
Ticket Prices: (In Advance)
TICKET ORDERS FOR CONCERTS, JAZZ, AND SPECIAL EVENTS INCREASE $5.00 DAY OF PERFORMANCE.
This high energy band, (which features sisters too) averages 15 amazing talented cats from the NY area, as well as special players sitting in at any given gig. Along with unique musical arrangements ofRock-Soul-Jazz-Blues-Standards and original tunes, frontman Al Chez stratospheric trumpet playing and soulful vocals, make for a magical memorable show!
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Al Chez, well known for playing over 25 years on Late Night and The Late Show with David Letterman, appearing on both NBC & CBS. Second longest network TV trumpet player second only to Doc Severenson with over 2800 Shows. He toured with Tower of Power, Bon Jovi, Robert Cray, Young Rascals, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Maynard Ferguson, Eric Clapton, Dave Edmunds Band, Ben E King, Sam & Dave to name a few. His performances include two presidential inagurations, world tours, over 25 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. Special concerts include the Concert for NY, Concert of The Century, John Lennon's 50th Birthday, Closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympics as well as multiple concerts at the White House, offering his extrodinary skills for fundraiser events.
Al Chez formed his own band back in 2008, called the Brothers of Funk Big Band, and continues touring with them as well as giving back with band clinics and drum corps. Al Chez recently released his first CD, Chapter One: Reinvented
featuring his own take on many classic Rock and Standards as well as his first original song release: "For Your Love".