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the chicago 7

plays jazz of the '20s & '30s!

marc smason - trombone/voice
dan wickham - sax/clarinet
craig hoyer - piano 
oleg ruvinov - tuba/bass
dalton davis - drums

organized by trombonist, marc smason, the band is a salute to, and extension of, the polyphonic early hot jazz styles of new orleans, chicago and new york. the chicago 7 has played concerts and clubs around the pacific n.w. for several years and garnered quite a following!

repertoire ranges from louis armstrong to charles mingus and includes original material as well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgu0wpmurm8&feature=youtu.be
a very hot band!

Smason's vocals...are at once dry and emotional, lending a fresh, believable quality.
Mike Dennis, Earshot

And you can hear Smason's Sinatra-like crooning...
Roberta Penn, The Rocket

song samples

just a closer walk
big boss man
o lady be good

marc smason | 206-760-1764 | email

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