Upcoming Events, 2018:


Sunday, September 23, 4 - 9 PM

Guest Clinician, 2018 ILMEA Percussion Audition Workshop

College of DuPage McAninch Arts Center

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois


Sunday, October 14, 3 pm

The Moraine Valley Jazz Faculty presents Songs We Like A Lot

Featuring Paul Bedal, Piano, Douglass Bratt, drumset; Carl Coan, tenor saxophone; James Davis, trumpet; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; Mai Sugimoto, saxophone; and Luke Malewicz, trombone

Dorothy L. Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Friday, November 30, 7:30 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Jazz Ensemble

Fall Concert Featuring Steel Pan Virtuoso, Liam Teague

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Sunday, December 2, 3 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Concert Band Making Spirits Bright: Holiday Music and More

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Thursday, December 6, 7:30 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble Ensemble Holiday for Percussion

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2018:


Thursday, August 16, 9 pm - 1 am

Performing with the Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra

The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

4802 N. Broadway, Chicago, Illinois


Friday, July 29, 4 pm

Performing for a private event with the Pete Ellman Big Band

Naperville, Illinois


Thursday, July 26, 6 pm

Performing with the John Moran Trio Open Jazz Jam Session

D.A.’s Deli and Dining

7260 W. 159th St., Orland Park, Illinois


Thursday, July 12, 9 pm - 1 am

Performing with the Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra

The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

4802 N. Broadway, Chicago, Illinois


Wednesday, July 11, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Monday, July 9, 8 pm

Performing with the Outcast Jazz Band

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Sunday, June 24, 6 - 9 pm

Performing with the Outcast Jazz Band

Fitz’s Spare Keys

119 N York Rd, Elmhurst, Illinois


Monday, June 4, 8 - 10 pm

Performing with the Outcast Jazz Band

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Friday, June 1, 8 pm

Performing for a private event with Swing Assembly

The Glen Club, Glenview, Illinois


Monday, April 19 - 22, 7:30 pm (2 pm Sunday)

Drums & Percussion for Tuck Everlasting

York Community High School

355 W. St. Charles Rd., Elmhurst, Illinois


Friday, April 6, 6:30 - 10:30 pm

Performing with pianist José Valdez

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

244 S. Main St., Naperville, Illinois


Monday, March 19, 7 pm

Douglass Bratt Faculty Percussion & Jazz Recital

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Thursday, March 15, 6:30 pm

Guest Jazz Director, 44th Annual District 228 Fine Arts Festival

Oak Forest High School

15201 South Central Ave., Oak Forest, Illinois


Saturday, March 3, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Saturday, Feb. 3, 8 am

Clinician, VanderCook Day of Percussion, Host - Jim Yakas

VanderCook College of Music

3140 S. Federal St., Chicago, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2017:


Monday, December 18, 6 - 10 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

Papa Joe’s Restaurant

4459 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, Illinois


Friday, December 15, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Performing with Eddie Harrison’s Paris Swing

Featuring: Eddie Harrison, Vocals and Woodwinds

CityGate Grille

CitiGate Centre, 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, Illinois


Friday, November 17, 8 pm

Performing with Event Horizon featuring Jim Kaczmarek, Tenor Saxophone; Scott Mertens, Piano; Brien O’Callaghan, Bass

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Outcast Jazz Band

Catholic Charities Casino Night

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois


Wednesday, Oct 18, 6 pm

The Doug Bratt Group with Ben Lewis and Patrick Mulcahy performing for the 2017 League of Innovation in Community College Fall Board Meeting

Private Reception

Omni Hotel, Chicago, Illinois


Sunday, October 8, 3 pm

The Moraine Valley Jazz Faculty presents 100 Years of Monk: Celebrating The Musical Genius of Composer and Pianist, Thelonious Monk

Featuring Paul Bedal, Piano, Douglass Bratt, drumset; Carl Coan, tenor saxophone; James Davis, trumpet; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; Mai Sugimoto, saxophone; and Luke Malewicz, trombone

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, March 11, 8 am

Clinician, Stevenson High School Solo & Ensemble Festival

1 Stevenson Dr, Lincolnshire, Illinois


Saturday, March 4, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 am

Clinician, VanderCook Day of Percussion, Host - Jim Yakas

VanderCook College of Music

3140 S. Federal St., Chicago, Illinois


Friday, February 24, 6:30 pm

The Doug Bratt Group performing for the 2017 Moraine Valley Foundation Gala

Georgios Banquets

8800 W 159th St, Orland Park, Illinois


Friday, February 10, 7:30 pm

Frank Sinatra . . . A Musical Journey with Rick Michel and his 12-Piece Orchestra

McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, Illinois


Thursday, January 26, 1:45 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble in performance at the 2017 Illinois Music Education Conference (IMEC)

Peoria Civic Center, Room 135/136

201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2016:


Wednesday, November 16, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, November 19

Performing for a private event with the Doug Bratt Group

Chicago Yacht Club, Chicago, Illinois


Sunday, October 9, 3 pm

Performing in the 4th Annual Moraine Valley Jazz Faculty Showcase Concert

Featuring Douglass Bratt, drumset; Kyle Asche, guitar; Kevin Fort, piano; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; and Mai Sugimoto, saxophone; James Davis, trumpet

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, September 10, 12 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

13th Annual Mokena Wine & Food Fest

Main Park, 10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena


Thursdays, June 9 - August 18, 6 pm

Performing with the John Moran Trio Open Jazz Jam Session

D.A.’s Deli and Dining

7260 W. 159th St., Orland Park, Illinois


Wednesday, June 15, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, April 16, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Mark Rymer Tribute Big Band

Directed by Jerry Lowrey

Village Church of Gurnee

1319 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, Illinois


Saturday, April 9, 8:30 am - 6 pm

Hosting the 2016 Illinois PAS Day of Percussion with Mark Walker, Victor Provost, Dr. Andrew Bliss, Dr. Erin Walker Bliss and James Sparling

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, March 19, 7 pm

Performing for a private event with Swing Assembly

Hotel Arista, Naperville, Illinois


Saturday, March 12

Clinician, Stevenson High School Solo & Ensemble Festival

1 Stevenson Dr, Lincolnshire, Illinois


Saturday, March 5, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Saturday, Feb. 27

Clinician, Naperville Central High School Solo & Ensemble Festival

440 Aurora Ave., Naperville, Illinois


Saturday, Feb. 6, 9 am

Clinician, VanderCook Day of Percussion, Host - Jim Yakas

VanderCook College of Music

3140 S. Federal St., Chicago, Illinois


Sunday, January 31, 3 pm

Douglass Bratt Faculty Percussion Recital

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Friday, January 8, 2 pm

Private Performance with the Maureen Christine Quartet

Geneva, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2015:


Thursday, December 31, 6:30 pm

Private NYE Performance with the Maureen Christine Quartet

Bartlett, Illinois


Wednesday, December 30, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Thursday, December 3, 7:30 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble Holiday Extravaganza Concert

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Friday, October 23, 8 pm

Performing with Event Horizon featuring Jim Kaczmarek, Tenor Saxophone

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Wednesday, October 21, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Wednesday, October 14, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Sunday, October 11, 3 pm

Performing in the 3rd Annual Moraine Valley Jazz Faculty Showcase Concert

Featuring Douglass Bratt, drumset; Kyle Asche, guitar; Kevin Fort, piano; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; and Mai Sugimoto, saxophone; Luke Malewicz, trombone; Carl Coan, saxophone
John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, October 10, 4 pm

Adjudicating the 2015 Lincoln-Way East Invitational Marching Band Contest

Lincoln-Way East High School

201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort, Illinois


Friday, September 18, 8 pm

Performing with Event Horizon featuring Jim Kaczmarek, Tenor Saxophone; Scott Mertens, Piano; Donn DeSanto, Bass

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Friday, September 11, 7 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgallees Jazz Orchestra

Floyd’s Ale House

901 E. Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, Illinois


Wednesday, July 29, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra with Special Guest, Vocalist Donna Lori; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, April 18, 6 pm

The Doug Bratt Group featuring Jo Ann Daughtery and Alex Austin performing for the 2015 Moraine Valley Foundation Gala

Moraine Business and Conference Center

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, March 14

Private Event with the Rich Moore Quartet featuring Patrick Mulcahy and Stu Mindeman


Saturday, March 7, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Friday & Saturday, February 13 - 14

Guest Clinician and Performer, 2015 South Suburban College Jazz Festival

South Suburban College

15800 State Street, South Holland, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2014:


Wednesday, December 17, 6:30 pm

Performing for a private event with the Doug Bratt Group featuring guitarist, Kyle Asche and bassist, Brien O’Callaghan

Chicago Yacht Club, Chicago, Illinois


Saturday, November 27, 9 am

Performing with the Madison Scouts Anniversary Corps in the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Follow the national broadcast on NBC-TV beginning at 9 am. The corps, featuring over 400 current members and alumni, will be leading in Santa Claus!

New York, New York


Saturday, November 22, 7:30 pm

Performing in Ethel Merman’s Broadway

Featuring singer/actress Rita McKenzie

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Wednesday, November 5, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Sunday, October 26, 2 pm

Performing in the Moraine Valley Faculty Showcase Concert

Featuring Douglass Bratt, drumset; Kyle Asche, guitar; James Davis, trumpet; Kevin Fort, piano; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; and Mai Sugimoto, saxophone; Luke Malewicz, trombone; Carl Coan, saxophone
John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Sunday, October 26, 8, 9:15 and 10:45 am

Performing on drum set for the Peace Lutheran Church Steel Band Services

Brad Stirtz, Music Director

Lombard, Illinois


Friday, September 5, 12 pm

Performing in “It’s Not Just Drumming,” a Ben Wahlund faculty recital

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn Illinois


Tuesday, August 12, 7:30 pm

The Stone/Bratt Big Band performs at Moraine Valley Community College

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Monday, August 11, 7 pm

The Stone/Bratt Big Band Returns!

Performing in a joint concert with the Ian Torres Big Band

Presented by the Eyes and Ears Music Series

The Music Room at Jerry’s Sandwiches

1938 W. Division St., Chicago, Illinois


Wednesday, August 6, 5:30 pm

Performing for a private NIU Foundation event with the Doug Bratt Group featuring pianist Stu Mindeman, and bassist, Alex Austin

Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


Saturday, July 12, 8:30 pm

Performing for a private event with Swing Assembly

Hotel Arista, Naperville, Illinois


Thursday, June 26, 8  - 11 PM

Performing with the Dave Rice Group for the Thursday Jazz Night Jam Session

Bring your horn and sit in!

Shananhan’s Food & Spirits, 1999 W. 75th St., Woodridge, Illinois


Sunday, June 22 8, 9:15 and 10:45 am

Performing on drum set for the Peace Lutheran Church Steel Band Services

Brad Stirtz, Music Director

Lombard, Illinois


Wednesday, June 18, 6 pm

Performing on drum set with the Peace Lutheran Church Steel Band

Brad Stirtz, Music Director

Riverwoods Camp

St. Charles, Illinois


Saturday, May 31, 7 pm

Performing for a private event with Swing Assembly

Riviera Ballroom, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin


Saturday, April 26, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Mark Rymer Tribute Big Band

Directed by Tony Kidonakis

Village Church of Gurnee

1319 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, Illinois


April 15, 6:30 pm

Guest Performer, Freemont Middle School Jazz Ensembles, Brent Burger, Director

Freemont Middle School, Mundelein, Illinois


Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Sunday, March 9, 2 pm

Performing in a “Encore Performance” of Sentimental Journey: A Tribute to the Great Songs of Yesteryear Featuring vocalist Tommy Hensel; pianist, Kevin Fort and bassist, Patrick Mulcahy

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, March 8, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Sunday, March 2, 3 pm

Hosting and performing in the 2014 Moraine Valley Music Faculty Showcase

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Thursday, February 27, 12:30 pm

Jazz Performance: Styles, Techniques and Musician Roles

Joining with Raphael Crawford (trombone), Jo Ann Daughtery (piano), Brien O’Callaghan (guitar), Mai Sugimoto (alto sax), Sarah Marie Young (vocals) and Patrick Williams (bass) for a musical performance and discussion about how musicians spontaneously create and improvise in a jazz context. This is a FREE event, open to all students and community members.

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


February 11 - 14

Guest Clinician, Freemont Middle School Jazz Ensembles, Brent Burger, Director

Freemont Middle School, Mundelein, Illinois


Saturday, February 8, 7 pm

Performing with Jim Kanas and Friends for the 6th Annual Sycamore Music Booster’s A Note to Remember benefit

Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St., Sycamore, Illinois


January 23, 3:15 pm

Presenting Clinician: Infusing Your Drumset Students With Groove and Swing!

2014 Illinois Music Education Convention (IMEC)

Peoria Civic Center, Room 212/213, Peoria, Illinois


January 15, 9:20 am

Guest Clinician, Lincoln-Way North High School Percussion Studies Classes, Kirk Hickman, Director

Lincoln-Way North High School, Frankfort, Illinois


January 10, 12:22 pm

Guest Clinician, Carl Sandburg High School Percussion Studies Classes, Stewart Bailey, Director

Carl Sandburg High School, Orland Park, Illinois



Notable Past Events, 2013:

Tuesday, December 31, 7 pm

Private NYE Performance with the Maureen Christine quartet

Bartlett, Illinois


Sunday, November 24, 4 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

New Lenox VFW Post 9545

323 Old Hickory Rd, New Lenox, Illinois


Friday, October 25, 8 - 11 pm

Performing with Eddie Harrison’s Paris Swing

Featuring: Eddie Harrison, Vocals and Woodwinds

The Dragon Lounge @ the Sushi House

1107 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois

Open to the public, 21+


Sunday, October 20, 2 pm

Performing in Sentimental Journey: A Tribute to the Great Songs of Yesteryear
Featuring vocalist Tommy Hensel; pianist, Kevin Fort and bassist, Patrick Mulcahy

John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Sunday, October 6, 2 pm

Performing in the Moraine Valley Faculty Jazz Showcase Concert

Featuring Douglass Bratt, drumset; Tim Burns, guitar; James Davis, trumpet; Kevin Fort, piano; Brien O’Callaghan, bass; and Mai Sugimoto, saxophone
John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Friday, September 20, 6:30 pm

Performing for a private event with Bopology

Boulder Ridge Country Club, Lake-In-the-Hills, Illinois


September 5 - 7

Performing and recording on vibraphone with Under the Streetlamp and band for their second national PBS special. Broadcast to air in March 2014.

Star Plaza Theater

8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Indiana


Saturday, August 31, 4:30 pm

Performing for a private event with the Doug Bratt Group featuring vocalist, Donna Lori; keyboardist, Dave Rice and bassist Don DeSanto

South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois


Saturday, July 20, 2 pm

Performing for a private event with the Doug Bratt Group featuring guitarist, Kyle Asche and bassist, Brien O’Callaghan

Homer Glen, Illinois


Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Performing for a private event with Swing Assembly

Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago, Illinois


Sunday, June 9, 2 - 3 pm

Directing the Moraine Valley Jazz Ensemble

Performing at the Summer Concert Series for the Orland Park Public Library

14921 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, Illinois

Outdoor Concert/FREE Admission


Saturday, April 27, 7:30 pm

Performing in Full Score Takes 5 with the Mark Rymer Tribute Big Band, directed by Tony Kidonakis and featuring the music of Dave Brubeck

St. Paul the Apostle

6401 Gages Lake Rd., Gurnee, Illinois


Friday, April 26, 8:30 pm

Performing with Paris Swing

Featuring: Eddie Harrison, Vocals and Woodwinds

Salt Creek Wine Bar

8900 Fairview Ave., Brookfield, Illinois

Open to the public


Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, April 6, 6 pm

The Doug Bratt Group featuring JoAnn Daughtery, Rich Moore and Jake Vinsel performing for the 2013 Moraine Valley Foundation Gala

Moraine Business and Conference Center

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Friday, March 15, 6 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

Mokena VFW Post 725

19852 S Wolf Rd., Mokena, Illinois


Sunday, March 10, 3 pm

Performing with the ¡The Screaming Norwegians! (Adam Cowger and Ben Wahlund) in the Musica Viva Recital Series

Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, Illinois


Saturday, March 9, 9 am

Guest Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, March 2

Adjudicator, Lincoln-Way District Solo and Ensemble Festival

Lincoln-Way Central High School

1801 East Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, Illinois


Sunday, March 3, 3 pm

Hosting and performing in the Moraine Valley Music Faculty Showcase

Dorothy Menker Theater

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Thursday, February 21, 12:30 pm

The Roots of Jazz: An Aural History and Performance

Joining with Mai Sugimoto (alto sax), Kevin Fort (piano), Scott Anderson (trumpet), Raphael Crawford (trombone) and Patrick Williams (bass) to present a musical performance and discussion chronicling the origin and evolution of jazz from its roots in American folk, blues and popular music of the late 19th century to the present day styles found in the clubs, stages and concert halls of today. This is a FREE event, open to all students and community members.

Moraine Valley Community College Library, 2nd Floor, L Building

9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois


Saturday, February 2, 8 - 11 pm

Performing with Eddie Harrison’s Paris Swing

Featuring: Eddie Harrison, Vocals and Woodwinds

CityGate Grille, 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, Illinois

Open to the public, 21+


Friday, January 25, 6 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

Mokena VFW Post 725

19852 S Wolf Rd., Mokena, Illinois


Friday, January 18, 8 - 11 pm

Performing with Eddie Harrison’s Paris Swing

Featuring: Eddie Harrison, Vocals and Woodwinds

The Dragon Lounge @ the Sushi House

1107 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois

Open to the public, 21+


Saturday, January 12, 8 pm

Steve Duke Retirement Celebration and NIU Saxophone Studio Reunion

Performing with the Tony Kidonakis Group

Club Mamalu (Ground floor beneath Frankie's Blue Room)

10 W. Chicago Ave, Naperville, Illinois

No Cover, Open to the public, 21+



Notable Past Events, 2012:

Sunday, Dec. 30

Recording Session with the Screaming Norwegians (Ben Wahlund and Adam Cowger) and Frank Check

NIU Recording Studios, DeKalb, Illinois


Friday, Dec. 21, 6 pm

Performing with the Chico Smorgales Jazz Orchestra

Mokena VFW Post 725

19852 S Wolf Rd. Mokena, Illinois


Sunday, Dec. 9, 2:30 pm

Guest Musician, Indian Trail Jr. High Choir, Victoria Miller, Director

Indian Trail Jr. High School

222 Kennedy Dr., Addison, Illinois


Wednesday, October 31, 2 pm

Panelist, 2012 CPC Mentoring Day, Alternative Descriptions for College Teaching

2012 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC)

Hilton Hotel, Austin, Texas


Monday, Oct. 29, 12 pm

Guest Clinician, University of Texas at Arlington Percussion Studio Class

University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music

UTA Fine Arts Building, Arlington, Texas


Wednesday, Oct. 24, 8 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Sunday, Aug. 26, 5:30 pm

Loops and Variations: John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit

Joining with 98 other percussionists to perform John Luther Adams’ large-scale percussion work in the first musical event to utilize the entire space of Millennium Park. Presented by eighth blackbird and directed by Doug Perkins.

Millennium Park

N. Michigan Ave. & E. Randolph St., Chicago, Illinois


Wednesday, March 14, 7:30 pm

Performing with the Brass Tracks Jazz Orchestra; Tom Fox, Director

Hackney’s Restaurant

123rd and LaGrange Road, Palos Park, Illinois


Saturday, March 10, 9 am

Clinician, Elk Grove High School Day of Percussion

Elk Grove High School

500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, Illinois


Saturday, Feb. 4, 9 am

Clinician, VanderCook Day of Percussion

VanderCook College of Music

3140 S. Federal St., Chicago, Illinois

 

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