John Zweig began playing guitar professionally at age 15 in St. Louis with legendary musicians and performers like Lou Rawls, The Temptations, Frank Sinatra and The Les Elgart Band. They are performing a selection of great tunes from Smoking’ at the Half Note. A tribute to jazz guitar hero, Wes Mongomery and Wynton Kelly. John is accompanied by:
Rick Crane—a world class bassist and international touring & recording artist. Rick has played with Billy Eckstien, Vic Jouris and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winning Saxophonist, Benny Golson. He recently release his own CD, Duality with pianist Bob Himmleberger.
Tomoko Ohno is another esteemed member of our family here in Madison, is a truly special pianist. Originally from Tokyo, Japan she has been plying pianos with her graceful talents since a teenager. She is a proud member of Sherrie Maricle's Diva Jazz Orchestra and has played at Lincoln Center, Weill Recital, Carnegie Hall, The Blue Note, Birdland , and has performed and/or recorded with Slide Hampton, Claudio Roditi, James Spaulding, Rufus Reid, The John Lee Quartet, The Dizzy Gillespie Alumni Big Band and Sherry Maricle and the Diva Jazz Orchestra
No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for two seatings at 6:15 and 8:45. Reservations required