Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm to Midnight
Jazz Institute of Chicago Jazz Club Tour, 2003 from 7pm - midnight The Old Town School of Folk Music Presents An Evening of Jazz Guitar Featuring Faculty of the Old Town School of Folk Music: Chris Winters, Paulinho Garcia, Eric Noden, and Dave Onderdonk Advanced tickets for entire Jazz Tour $17 Day of show tickets for entire Jazz Tour $20 (single event) Old Town School Jazz Tour Concert $10 **The Old Town School of Folk Music, located at 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, is one of 13 different venues included on the Chicago Jazz Club Tour
Enjoy an evening of guitar music by some of Chicago's most noted musicians.
About the artists:
Chris Winters works as a lead guitarist and a bandleader. He has performed with Mississippi Heat, touring Europe in May 2000, and at the Chicago Blues Fest in 1999. He opened in 1995 for George Benson at Ravinia with Otis Rush, and played the 1997 Chicago Blues Fest with Aaron Burton. Chris’s teaching styles include: blues, fingerpicking, jazz, theory, slide guitar, and rock. He is extremely knowledgeable about the history of rock and roll and different styles of blues electric guitar, issues and methods that work for a lead guitarist and bandleader.
With a gentle voice and soothing melodies, Paulinho Garcia performs a style of Latin jazz made famous by Brazilian masters Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto. Garcia has obtained recognition around the world, including successful tours of South America and Southeast Asia, as well as landing a top-selling album in Japan. He is also the recipient of a number of awards, including be named "Artist of the Year" at the Chicago Music Awards. He has also garnered acclaim for his collaborations with saxophonist Greg Fishman, flautist Julie Koidin, and vocalist Grazyna Auguscik.
Eric Noden is a member of the Old Town School family, teaching classes in fingerstyle blues guitar and jug band music. An Ohio Native, he moved to Chicago in 1995 to soak up the city’s rich blues heritage. With a style that mixes traditional blues with ragtime, his rugged voice and driving steel string guitar brings to mind the sounds that flourished throughout the ‘20s and ‘30s. Over the past few years, Eric has performed at Buddy Guy’s Legends, House of Blues and Chicago’s prestigious Blues Festival.
In addition to his solo career, guitarist Dave Onderdonk has performed and recorded with a number of top names in jazz, including vocalists Kurt Elling and Cassandra Wilson, pianist Fred Simon, guitarist John McLean, saxophonist Von Freeman, jazz innovator Pharoah Sanders, and legendary folk-jazz artist Terry Callier. Onderdonk began studying guitar in 1974 when he was accepted into the classical guitar program at U of I. He took master classes with Manuel Barrueco, Elliot Fisk, and Eduardo Fernandez among others, and has taught at Ax in Hand guitar shop, Columbia College and at the Christopher Lauglin Guitar Studio. His CD "Loose Contact" received four stars in Down Beat magazine.