& the Brothers of Funk
Fri, Nov 16
Overture Hall: $24.25 - $51.50
Tickets for this performance will go on sale to the public FRI, JUN 8 at 11 AM. Questions? Call the ticket office at 608.258.4141.
Concert benefit for Forward Performing Arts and the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps
Supported by the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau, Old National Bank and American Transmission Company.
AN EVENING OF BIG BAND JAZZ & FUNK
Al Chez is well-known for playing trumpet over 25 years on “Late Night” (NBC) and “The Late Show with David Letterman” (CBS). He is the second-longest network TV trumpet player after Doc Severinsen, with over 2,800 shows.
He toured with Tower of Power, Bon Jovi, Robert Cray, Young Rascals, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Maynard Ferguson, Eric Clapton, Dave Edmunds Band, Ben E King, Sam & Dave, among others. Forming his own band in 2008, he continues touring as well as giving back to students through band and drum corps clinics.
The recently-released CD, “Chapter One: Reinvented,” features his own take on many classic rock and standard tunes, as well as his first original song, For Your Love.