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Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
6:00 PM
210 Live
210 Green Bay Rd, Highwood, IL 60040
"The inimitable Judy Roberts with the award-winning Greg Fishman joins us at 210 Live EVERY WEDNESDAY this summer!!! DINNER SPECIAL: TBA! Stay tuned! Free Valet. Try our new Venue Menu, which will be supplemented by dinner specials prepared weekly by Raine Tomchek. Doors 5:00pm. FAQs about Seating: You are welcome to sit in the front and premium seating on arrival if they are not purchased in advance. We recommend early arrival in this case for best seating choice. We encourage and greatly appreciate the reservations for front and premium seating as this enables the venue to present this wonderful music week after week. Greg and I are happy to be back at the North Shore's hippest place for diverse music and creative cuisine, 210 Live in Highwood, IL. We are looking forward to joining our friends for another summer of fun! ---Judy Roberts GREG FISHMAN Saxophonist and flutist Greg Fishman is an accomplished performer, recording artist, author, teacher and clinician. Born in Chicago in 1967, he began playing professionally at age fourteen. Greg graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a degree in Jazz Performance, and earned his Master’s Degree in Jazz Pedagogy from Northwestern University. He is among the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz. Greg has toured and performed worldwide with his own group, and with such artists as the Woody Herman Band, Louis Bellson, Slide Hampton, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy, Clark Terry, Jackie and Roy, Don Menza, Ira Sullivan, Jeremy Monteiro, Jimmy Heath, Lou Donaldson, Harry Allen, Jeff Hamilton, Eddie Higgins, and Benny Golson. Greg's quartet CD, ""New Journey,"" received four stars in Downbeat and charted nationally in the top 50 for radio airplay. His latest CD, ""So You Say,"" features famed LA saxophonist, Doug Webb. In addition to clubs and concerts in the U.S., Greg has been featured at the Concord- Fujitsu jazz festival in Japan, the NorthSea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, and in numerous concerts in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, China and Israel. JUDY ROBERTS ""...Roberts is a sensitive, articulate pianist, with depth and range. Her playing is laced with intense, freshly-voiced chordal passages. Her singing is delicate and breathy or worldly and sultry in accordance with the mood..."" -- Downbeat ""...blessed with an irrepressible musical imagination as well as the technique to give it life, Roberts stands as a first-rate Jazz singer..."" ​-- Chicago Tribune ​"" the piano she smiles and her joy is obvious. The smile isn't forced and it isn't faked. Roberts isn't faking it. She is simply a woman in love with her work."" -- Los Angeles Times The Chicago Tribune has awarded pianist/singer Judy Roberts the title ""Chicago's Favorite Jazz Woman."" Yet she is also recognized as a worldwide jazz star thanks to the success of her international recordings and concert performances. From the Midwest to Phoenix to Singapore, Judy is best known for her fun-loving approach to an eclectic and extensive repertoire, her hard-swinging piano playing, her ability to combine lush and sensitive vocals with rapid-fire scat singing, and for her unique ability to communicate with her audience in a relaxed and intimate style. A multiple Grammy nominee, her twenty-plus album/CD releases include the ""The Other World,"" whose hit single ""Señor Blues"" was number one on the jazz charts and in radio airplay; the album ""Trio,"" with Ray Brown and Jeff Hamilton; the song ""Twilight World,"" co-written with piano diva Marian McPartland (on whose NPR show ""Piano Jazz"" Judy has guested twice), and her international hit rendition of Dave Frishberg's ""My Attorney Bernie."" In addition to club and concert appearances, Judy performs at such jazz festivals as the North Sea Fest in Holland, the Singapore Jazz Fest, the Chicago Jazz Festival, and is a regularly featured artist on the Joe Segal and the Jazz Cruise Line jazz cruises, as well as the Newport Beach and West Coast Jazz Parties.Judy is on the faculty of Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts, and is a featured columnist for the Chicago Jazz Magazine. She continues to perform and record in the Chicago area and around the world. *Humpday Specials: $5 Drafts $5 Imports $5 Sangria $5 Cookie Sundaes $5 Soup or Salad Choice of 5 Flatbreads for $10 each! Starts an hour before the headliner until showtime every Wednesday through April and May! � THE 210 LIVE EXPERIENCE: 210 Live is not just a music venue. It's not just a bar. It truly is an experience. People walk in and feel the energy in the place. It's something special...some even say magical. It's a place that people fall in love with, and want to return to again and again. VENUE: 210 Live offers the best live entertainment on the North Shore Wednesday through Sunday. The urban chic ambiance creates a perfect setting for live music and private parties, with clear site-lines and great acoustics throughout. Free Valet. Located at the Highwood Metra stop. Featuring a simple Venue Menu featuring flatbreads, soups, salads, French Dip and more for your music enjoyment sustenance. Note: Ticket prices subject to change due to fluctuations in demand."
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