John Pizzarelli Quartet

John Pizzarelli Quartet

Advance ticket sales are over, limited tickets at the door starting at 6:00 pm. “… a blazing swing guitartist.” – Pop Matters Guitarist-vocalist John Pizzarelli makes no secret of his musical influences: Nat King Cole, João Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and his father, jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli. John is an unabashed champion of the Great American Songbook standards, and his flair for inventive song arrangements, regardless of music genre, is second to none. His latest CD celebrates American lyricist, songwriter and singer Johnny Mercer (also founder of Capitol Records) on John Pizzarelli Salutes Johnny Mercer – Live at Birdland. Expect classic Great American tunes along with a sneak peak from Pizzarelli’s upcoming project, the songs of Paul McCartney. John Pizzarelli – vocals/guitar Martin Pizzarelli – bass Kevin Kanner – drums Konrad Paszkudzki – piano $30/Advance $35/Door  (admission tax and service charge additional) No Comp Tix Doors and dinner at 6:00 pm Sponsored by Petrinovich Pugh & Co LLP...
John Pizzarelli Quartet

John Pizzarelli Quartet

$27/Adv $32/Door No Comps Doors and dinner at 6:00 PM “…a supreme musical extrovert.” – The New York Times Guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli makes no secret of his musical influences: Nat King Cole, Joao Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and his own father, jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. An unabashed champion of the classic American Songbook standards by Rodgers, Mercer and Gershwin, Pizzarelli is just as likely to dive into a contemporary tune, as he does on Double Exposure, his latest CD, where he spotlights composers of his own generation: Joni Mitchell, Tom Waits, Neil Young and others. Pizzarelli also co-hosts Radio Deluxe with his wife, vocalist Jessica Molaskey, a lively talk program and podcast, featuring interviews and performances with special guest artists. John Pizzarelli – guitar Martin Pizzarelli – bass Konrad Paszkudzki – piano Kevin Kanner – drums...
John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey

Monday, July 29, 7:00 PM John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey SOLD OUT! $27/Adv $30/Door No Comps Door and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Drew Miller Insurance Services, Inc. “… madly creative…” –Los Angeles Times Guitarist-vocalist John Pizzarelli makes no secret of his musical influences: Nat King Cole Trio, Joao Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and his father, jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. An unabashed champion of the classic American Songbook, Pizzarelli is just as likely to dive into a contemporary tune, as he does on Double Exposure, his latest CD, where he spotlights composers of his own generation. No matter what the repertoire, the outcome is invariably music of the highest degree, delivered with enough virtuosity, wit and panache to qualify him as one of the most entertaining jazzmen on the scene – along with special guest wife, vocalist/actress Jessica Molaskey. Pizzarelli and Molsaskey also co-hosts Radio Deluxe, a lively talk program and podcast featuring interviews and performances with special guest artists. Says Christopher Loudon from Jazz Times, “Among radio’s greatest pleasures is each weekly installment of Radio Deluxe, two hours of great jazz and smart, sassy repartee from John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the hippest husband-and-wife team since Louis Prima and Keely Smith.” ...