Wednesday Night Live in the Lounge – Chris Cole Quartet with special guest saxophonist Alex Murzyn
Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm| $7
Doors open 5PM | Show 6:30PM to 9PM
Happy Hour 5pm to 6:30pm with $3 beers and hot dogs
$7 Online | $10 Box Office and Phone
This unique quartet is made up of 4 touring professionals, all based in the bay area. Singer Chris Cole, pianist Wayne Fettig,bassist Scott Thompson and percussionist Gerry Kennett make up this ensemble. They bring a new energy and sound to classic tunes as well as their own original arrangements.
Chris Cole-toured with members of QMS, PROBLEM CHILD, FUNDAMENTALS… has done countless hours of studio work. Wayne Fettig-toured and backed many SF touring musicians as well as coming from an award winning musical family. Wayne is a respected writer as well as arranger. Scott Thompson-teaches at SF jazz conservatory and has recorded on numerous brazilian jazz records Gerry Kennett-touring professional and one of the first calls in bay area studio work.
Special guest saxophonist Alex Murzyn
Alex Murzyn, a native of Hawaii, has been playing saxophone in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past thirty years. Alex’s music stems from traditional and contemporary jazz, soul, rock, funk, and latin. As a performer, he has appeared alongside many accomplished artists as an in demand sideman. Performance credits include touring with Huey Lewis and the News, The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Arturo Sandoval, The Temptations, Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, Rebecca Mauleon, and Betty Rietveild among many others. Within the jazz word, Alex has performed in the bands of jazz legends Freddie Hubbard and and Stanley Clark. A seasoned woodwind doubler, Alex has performed in the pit orchestras for Color Purple, Grease, and Chicago. As a leader, Alex has recorded three albums under his own name and appears on numerous albums as a sideman. He currently resides in Pleasant Hill, California where he is an active performer and educator.