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THE TOMMY IGOE BIG BAND w/ vocalist CHRISSI POLAND (of Sting and Nile Rogers)
February 18, 2014
Featuring 15 of the Bay Area's finest musicians and jazz and soul powerhouse vocalist Chrissi Poland!
Tuesday, Feb 18, 8pm
GENERAL ADMISSION: $22
DINNER & ADMISSION: $60
If you like The Tommy Igoe Big Band, consider:
Drumming icon, Tommy Igoe and his band are putting a fresh, global spin on a proud American art form. This elite 15-piece unit is comprised of San Francisco's finest players, hand-picked from Tower of Power, Santana, The Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs and many more. Cherished music from Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Count Basie share the stage with unforgettable songs from Spain, Cuba, Brazil and New Orleans. Blues, Funk, Brazilian, Latin and incredible special guests make every show a unique journey. Experience one of the world's finest drummers leading this breathtaking ensemble and be a part of San Francisco's new Tuesday Tradition!
Editors Top Pick- San Francisco Magazine
Featured Artist- San Francisco Chronicle
Electrifying! Impeccable!- Beyond Chron
Featured musicians and select guest artists
Tom Politzer- Tenor Sax (Tower of Power)
Marc Russo- Alto Sax (Doobie Brothers)
Louis Fasman- (Maynard Ferguson)
Drew Zingg-Guitar (Steely Dan)
Kenny Washington- Vocals (Bay Area vocal Icon)
Barry Finnerty - Guitar (Miles Davis)
Karl Perazzo-Percussion (Santana)
Tony Lindsay- Vocals (Santana)
Read what real people are saying on Yelp about the TIBB:
"perfect venue...top-notch musicians."
"phenomenal in everyway."
"I came in curious and I left a rabid fan- wow, wow, WOW!"
"Jawdropping. Masterful, incredible music."
"5 Stars, more if I could".
Powerhouse vocalist Chrissi Poland weaves together the sounds of soul, jazz and pop, creating her unique and captivating tone, compelling people to wonder how "that voice comes from that little body."
Ms. Poland, (also a writer and multi- instrumentalist) has recently released her new EP Reckless Ones, and has shared the studio and stage with several acclaimed artists including Nile Rodgers, Moby, Scissor Sisters, Sting, The Edge, Will Lee, Dave Weckl, Kylie Minogue, Elvis Costello, Clint Black and legendary Stax "Soul Man" Sam Moore (formerly of Sam & Dave). One of the pioneers of soul, Sam says of Chrissi: “Now this is a girl you GOT to hear.”
Chrissi Poland's website