The Frank Russell Band-A Tribute to Miles Davis: The Electric Years

Apr 27, 2013 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM

The Frank Russell Band and special guests salute jazz master impresario Miles Davis in concert: A Tribute to Miles Davis: The Electric Years, on Saturday, April 27th, 8:00pm at Chicago's boutique venue, The Mayne Stage.

Chicago’s premiere electric bass player Frank Russell and his band with Dede Sampaio (Miles Davis Band percussionist), Dee Alexander (jazz vocalist) & young lion trumpeter Corey Wilkes plus surprise guests pay homage to the jazz master in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Featuring a signature song ‘Code M2,” originally penned for Miles Davis by Chicago’s Robert Irving and arranged for Frank on his highly acclaimed CD “Circle Without End.” Jazz critic Neil Tesser to host; produced by Lynn Orman Weiss, Orman Music Group, sponsored by WDCB Radio, 90.9FM.

Tickets: $25 general admission at www.maynestage.com or 773.381.4554. Valet parking $5.00.

“Miles Davis is one of my biggest influences as a musician,” says Frank Russell. “To get the blessing and support from the Miles Davis family for this concert, there are no words…but that I am blessed and thankful.”

"Uncle Miles always said the funkiest bass players were from Chicago...Frank Russell proves him right." -- Vince Wilburn Jr., Drummer and Nephew of Miles Davis

LINKS:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4D-dWF6laY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kR4zS_9xh24&list=UUTwuy5EnYPcEzA4SwIe4gZw&index=1

Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse

Chicago IL 60607
USA

http://www.maynestage.com

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