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FITZGERALDS NIGHTCLUB PRESENTS:JAZZ BRUNCH: The Music of Cole Porter w/PETRA VAN NUIS seen HEREFREE SHOW! Click Book Now for a table reservationBrunch By BABYGOLD BARBECUEThe pairing of jazz vocalist Petra van Nuis and guitarist Andy Brown is one of those rare combinations where all parts seem to fit. As high school sweethearts at a performing arts school in Cincinnati Ohio, Petra and Andy grew up together as artists.When they moved to Chicago, Petra and Andy sought out local legend trombonist Russ Phillips as a musical inspiration and mentor. Russ grew up in the wings watching his father, trombonist Russ Phillips Sr. play with Louis Armstrongs All Stars. Continuing in the tradition, Russ became a well-known and highly regarded performer around Chicago and nationally on the jazz festival circuit.In Chicago, these musicians regularly play prominent area venues including the Jazz Showcase, the Green Mill, Fitzgeralds and Andys Jazz Club, often as part of their larger Recession Seven band. Petra exhibits interpretive savvy, light-and-silvery vocals and better still, a saucy manner of delivery that emphasizes the art of the double entendre.-Chicago TribuneAndy Brown manages to wrap his rich harmonic style in a unhurried feel that calls to mind the spirit of George Van Eps with a current harmonic understanding.-All About JazzRuss Phillips - now robust, now sweet, now silky, now a compendium of all the best elements of trombone style since jazz was born.-The Mississippi Rag __________________________________***PARKING***There is rather limited street parking in the area, we recommend arriving by rideshare, bicycle, or rickshaw.

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FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Oak-Park, Illinois, United States, 60304