EVANSTON, IL (03.09.15) -One of the world’s top guitarists, Bobby Broom will lead The Bobby Broom Trio at Steve Rashid presents WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge at 27 Live in Evanston, IL., on Thursday night, March 26, 2015, with two sets at 7:30p and 9:00p. CDT. The great Chicago bassist Dennis Carroll, and one of the busiest rising stars on the drums in Jazz, Makaya McCraven, will round out the trio.
Broom, with his organ trio, The Bobby Broom Organi-Sation, opened the horizons of hundreds of thousands of mainstream fans last summer to Jazz when he opened for Steely Dan‘s “Jamalot Ever After” North American Tour in 2014.
His latest, “My Shining Hour,” was the #38 album on the JazzWeek chart for 2014 and reached more corners of the globe, selling through its first CD pressing in just 9 days.
Each Thursday evening, WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge presents small-group jazz in an intimate setting. Focusing on duets and trios, WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge draws from the deep well of extraordinary jazz instrumentalists and vocalists in the Chicago area. Emmy award winning composer Steve Rashid is the series host and an occasional performer. Chicago jazz station WDCB (90.9FM) is the series co-sponsor. WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge has a “house concert” feeling, allowing audience members an up-close look into the process and the intimate musical conversation that is the heart of a small ensemble. The beautiful second floor lounge of Evanston’s 27 Live provides an elegant, comfortable setting that is not only hip and urbane, but as comfortable as your living room. Come, order a drink, sample the great 27 Live menu, and sit up close to see and hear some of Chicago’s finest jazz musicians perform!
Thursday March 26, 2015. Two sets at 7:30p & 9:00p.