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  • Studio5 (in Dance Center Evanston) 1934 Dempster Street Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)

$20-25. Click HERE for tickets.

Fred Simon, piano
Dave Onderdonk, guitar
Jon Paul, bass
Larry Beers, drums

Renowned Chicago composer/pianist in his Studio5 debut

Fred Simon says that since childhood he has been convinced that he is a singer/songwriter trapped in the body of someone who can't sing. Fred is a brilliant pianist and composer. His music is beautifully melodic, harmonically delicious and memorable. Check out the link below. In addition to jazz, Fred counts as his influences European impressionism and the Beatles. What's not to love? Fred has worked with Ralph Towner, Larry Coryell, Lyle Mays, Steve Rodby, Paul Wertico and ... you name it. This will mark Fred’s first Studio5 appearance. He will be joined by three other outstanding Chicago musicians, guitarist Dave Onderdonk, bassist Jon Paul, and drummer, Larry Beers. Come hear this fine quartet up close in our intimate setting. You will be happier for it.

We'll be recording this performance for Chicago Jazz Live on WDCB, so you'll be part of the studio audience!

Cash bar, light snacks, free parking right outside. Doors open for cocktails at 7:30.