Doors, Bar & Restaurant open at 5:30. Music at 8:00. No Cover. Donations encouraged.
Monday February 17
Jim Beard & Jon Herington of Steely Dan
Jim Beard / Piano
Seven-time Grammy nominee and 2007 winner, Jim Beard, has toured worldwide with Steely Dan, Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin and Wayne Shorter, and recorded with artists from Dizzy Gillespie to the Brecker Brothers; Dianne Reeves to Steve Vai. His compositions have been featured on recordings by John McLaughlin, Michael Brecker among others, and he has appeared with the Metropole Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and in numerous international festivals. Jim's most recent album is titled, "Show of Hands" (2013).
Jon Herington / Guitar
Jon Herington has been the guitarist of choice with Steely Dan for both recording and touring since 1999. He has toured with Donald Fagen; Boz Scaggs; Bette Midler; the Jim Beard group; The Blue Nile; Phoebe Snow, among others, and most recently with The Dukes of September, a supergroup with Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, and Michael McDonald. Jon is also the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the New York City based Jon Herington Band.
Veterans of the acclaimed Steely Dan rhythm section - Jim Beard and Jon Herington - present eclectic instrumental music for piano and guitar, including jazz standards, pop classics, and selections from their solo recordings.
Expect a new approach to the music of luminaries such as Weather Report, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and Steely Dan, among others. The duo's current album, Chunks and Chairknobs, "...is witty, impossible to categorise, rhythmically astute and often taking fresh melodic twists and turns." - London Jazz News
Chunks and Chairknobs