Chico Hamilton Memorial Gig This Sunday

Late drummer’s group Euphoria will perform at NYC venue

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A concert event, “Euphoria Presents Celebrating the Life & Music of Foreststorn ‘Chico’ Hamilton,” will take place this Sunday, Dec. 15, at DROM in Manhattan. The show will featuring Hamilton’s Euphoria ensemble with Paul Ramsey (bass), Evan Schwam (flute and reeds), Jeremy Carlstedt (drums + percussion), Mayu Saeki (flute) and Nick Demopolous (guitar).

Hamilton, an NEA Jazz Master, died of natural causes on Nov. 25.

The program will include some new original material from Hamilton’s forthcoming album as well as works from his albums Revelation and Euphoric (Joyous Shout!).

The show takes place at 7:15 p.m., and DROM is located at 85 Avenue A (between 5th & 6th Streets) in New York City.

Tickets are $15 (or $12 in advance). To reserve, call DROM at 212.777.1157 or visit DROM.