Chicago Jazz Trios
Mike Jeffers Trio
Don Stille proves he is . . . an artist to be reckoned with. The fluidity of his technique, the depth of his tone and the intellectual sophistication of his improvisations firmly established him as a polished and accomplished artist."
~ Howard Reich, Music Critic for the Chicago Tribune
The Don Stille Trio creates a classy and exciting atmosphere for corporate receptions, weddings, cocktail parties and many other events. You hear Don at many of Chicago's hottest jazz clubs and fine hotels. He is a seasoned veteran with an extensive repertoire that is sure to impress even the most seasoned jazz enthusiast. He is available for solo piano, duo and trio performances.
Don has performed in major cities throughout the country with a long list of nationally and internationally acclaimed jazz artists which include Clark Terry, Red Holloway, Roy Hargrove, Terry Gibbs, Ira Sullivan, Eddie Daniels and Doc Severinsen.
A member of the soul jazz and bebop traditions, Corky has performed with Von Freeman, Sonny Stitt, Ray Brown, Elvin Jones, and Jack Dejohnette. He has accompanied Dee Dee Bridgewater, Earnestine Anderson, and Linda Hopkins, plus Chicago vocalists Sasha Daltonn, Dee Alexander, and Joan Colasso. Thanks to BET video replays of the Corky McClerkin Trio, jazz listeners around the world are aware of his talents. With Curtis Prince on Drums and John Whitfield on Bass, Corky's trio performs throughout the Chicagoland area.
"Irrespective of style or tempo, hard bop, Latin or soul Jazz, McClerkin brings his many years of experience into play as he crafts each tune, making a special and distinctive statement with each". Dave Nathan, All About Jazz
"…without question, a very talented musician and composer". Wes Gillespie, Sony Jazz Europe E-zine
Corky "…swings with considerable abandon…is perpetually exciting…with dissonance or striking blues elements in every two-fisted chord he plays." Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
Chicago Jazz Trio-Corporate Jazz Trio, Wedding music
Chicago Jazz Entertainment specializes in corporate events, weddings and private engagements. Chicago’s finest pianists, jazz trios, jazz quartets and vocalists performing classic standards that Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat Cole, Tony Bennett and many others made famous. Booking Chicago Entertainment has never been easier with Chicago Jazz Entertainment. Chicago Jazz trios, quartets, vocalists and solo piano will help you create the perfect atmopshere for your next event.
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Just want to say, that you and your group are fantastic musicians and very professional. We had special needs concerning our location and atmosphere that we wanted to pay great attention to and you did a wonderful job accommodating all issues and concerns. Couldn't have asked for a better performance and great entertainment! We will definitely keep you on the list to call for next years David A. Noyes & Company 2007 Annual Seminar. Thanks again,
Deb Gray V.P. of Marketing David A. Noyes & Company
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