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February 2014 Performances

Come check out some live music in February that I’ll be playing:

Erin Gipson, Reggie’s Music Joint, 2/19/2014
Fred Cantu Big Band, 2/20/2014, Redmond’s Pub 5730 South Archer Ave Chicago IL 9pm till 12

Spirit of Motown:
Palos Heights Library, Feb 23, 2014, 2pm-3pm
Blue Island Library, Feb 26, 2014, 7pm-8pm

Hope to see you there!

Spirit of Motown at the JCC

I’m excited about bringing Spirit of Motown to the Jewish Community Center of Chicago on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10am.

Everyone has been great with helping me with the planning, powerpoint tech end, and general welcome   Thanks!  Looking forward to playing and singing.

Bernard Weinger JCC 300 Revere Drive, Northbrook

The Spirit of Motown in Chicago Trib

Here’s the Spirit of Motown (my music program) at Vernon Area Public Library featured in the Chicago Tribune section, “Get Out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week.”,0,2870849.story

Huge thank-you to Vernon Area Public Library District Public Programming and Events Coordinator, Roz Topolski, for making this possible. Also thank you to the Illinois Humanities Council for making this possible.

Spirit of Motown at Vernon Area Public Library District

The Spirit of Motown is coming to Vernon Area Public Library District, Sunday, January 5th, 2013, at 1 pm to 2pm.

I’ll be picking some of my favorites from this huge catalog of amazing music.

Vernon Area Public Library District facebook_sm.gif twitter_sm.gif
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL  60069-2901

NYE 2013

Thank you to Hollywood Casino Joliet and Dario Radio for booking the jazz duo in the VIP room for New Years Eve 2013 two years in a row!

The staff is incredible and we had a blast.

Christmas Music Performances

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, I’ll be performing my Christmas music program, “Where Christmas Music Lived” at Trinity United Methodist Church in Mount Prospect.  I’ll start at around 7:15pm.

Trinity United Methodist Church
605 West Golf Road, Mount Prospect

On Wednesday, December 11, I’ll be the musical entertainment for the Mount Prospect Public Library’s Holiday staff party.

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, 1-3pm, I’ll be playing a holiday party for the Lions Club of Mount Prospect at Village Hall.

Last month, I was excited to play with Jill Tumberger in our group Sway. We provided Christmas music for Millie’s Hallmark in Mount Prospect to open their holiday season.

Miles at Ellwood House Museum, Oct 20, ’13

Miles is coming to DeKalb!

This weekend I’ll be doing my final IHC show of the season – more next year with Spirit of Motown – exciting!

The Miles program has been phenomenal and I know we’ll book more for the busy year of 2014!

Kind of Blue: A Tribute to Miles Davis

Ellwood House Museum

Event Details
When 10/20/2013 – 2:00pm
County:  Dekalb
Fee:  Free. Open to the public.
Sponsor Organization:  Ellwood House Museum