Greetings! Seattle Saxophonist Steve Griggs is going to Chicago to promote the release of his new Hip City Music release, The Steve Griggs Quintet: Live!" Recorded by Jim Wilke at Seattle's Jazz Alley, this disk features 10 originals played by Steve Griggs, Jay Thomas (trumpet, sax), Milo Petersen (guitar), Phil Sparks (bass), and Jeff Stitely (drums). Steve's previous 2 releases featured drummer Elvin Jones.
Monday, October 9, 2000 4:00-5:00pm Master Class 7:00pm Concert - Recital hall at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL w/ Art Davis - trumpet, John McLean - guitar, Larry Kohut - bass, Jeff Stitely - drums
Tuesday, October 10, 2000 12:00-1:00pm - Randolph Cafť at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, Chicago, IL - w/ Larry Kohut - bass, Jeff Stitely - drums
Wednesday, October 11, 2000 7:00-8:30pm - Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, IL w/ Art Davis - trumpet, John McLean - guitar, Larry Kohut - bass, Jeff Stitely - drums
Friday and Saturday, October 13-14 9:00pm-12:00am - Michael's, 530-A Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL w/ John McLean - guitar, Larry Kohut - bass, Jeff Stitely - drums
Hip City Music recordings are available at Tower Records and distributed by North Country.
I'll see you in Chicago!
- Steve Griggs