Live jazz venue at Catch 35 Chicago

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Tuesday Trumpeter Marques Carroll

Starting off the week is Marques, a top-call freelance musician who has played for artists such as blues guitarist Guy King, Aretha Franklin, The O’Jays, The Temptations, and The Four Tops. Marques currently performs internationally with The Count Basie Orchestra.,

Wednesday Saxophonist Mark Colby

Mark’s intensely lyrical sound is a favorite at Catch 35!  Moreover, he has performed and recorded with the Bee Gees, Dr. John, Frank Sinatra, Wilson Pickett, Mose Allison, Maynard Ferguson, Bob James and many others. He also released eight critically acclaimed albums under his own name and teaches at Elmhurst College.

Thursday Saxophonist Ari Brown

Ari is a Chicago treasure! As an integral member of many classic Chicago-based ensembles including the AACM and Ritual Trio, Ari brings great power and warmth to every bandstand.  In addition, Ari toured for many years with jazz legend Elvin Jones and currently can be heard with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic and his own quintet.

Friday Reedman Eric Schneider

First-call saxophonist and clarinetist, Eric has made music locally and around the world with some of the finest in the jazz business including Earl “Fatha” Hines, Jimmy Heath, and the Count Basie Orchestra. Not to be missed.

Saturday Vocalist Dee Alexander

Lastly, a Catch 35 “must hear”, Dee is an internationally acclaimed performer. The New York Times called her appearance at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival “one of the year’s 10 best”.  Dee also hosts the nationally syndicated “Sunday Jazz with Dee Alexander” on Chicago’s WDCB Radio.


April Special Guest Lineup:

4/17 trumpeter Marques Carroll
4/18 saxophonist Mark Colby
4/19 saxophonist Ari Brown
4/20 reedman Eric Schneider
4/21 vocalist Dee Alexander

4/24 saxophonist Pat Mallinger
4/25 saxophonist Mark Colby
4/26 trombonist Tim Coffman
4/27 vocalist Yvonne Gage
4/28 vocalist Typhanie Monique