Time & Location
Jul 28, 2022, 7:00 PM
Vic's Jazz Loft, 268 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, USA
About the event
Chet Brown: vocals
Brian Bortz: bass
Lou Czechowski: piano and synths
Daniel Gonzalez: drums
7-10 PM doors at 6
L4 (formerly the Last Thursday Band) will play electric Jazz along with Lou's funky arrangements of popular R&B tunes!
Throughout a career spanning over four decades, Brian Jon Bortz – Bassist, has always found great joy in playing music at a very high level and always with great musicians. Brian's bass has taken him across the US…to Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe. He has backed major show-business stars, played for the President and Vice President of the US, and annually plays for the Freddy Awards.
With a strong background and love for Jazz, Lou's repertoire includes Debussy, Beethoven, Mozart, and Bartok compositions. Jazz influences include Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, and Keith Jarrett. Lou has played and recorded with numerous Jazz and commercial artists throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada as a featured artist and side man. Lou plays, Kurzweil Artis, Yamaha MODX7, Roland Juno keyboards, Steinway B piano.
Chet Brown has been a part of the Philadelphia music scene almost his entire life. He has been a member of numerous bands, singing everything from Jazz to popular music in local venues. After being signed by Polydor Records in 1978, he recorded an album under the name "Jet Brown" at Sigma Sound Studios, the home of the famed "Philly Sound." Chet works as a studio vocalist and voiceover talent in the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys. Still, Chet frequently performs with The Allentown Band Band.
A native of New York City currently based in Northeastern Pennsylvania, US combat Army Band veteran Daniel Gonzalez stays busy performing and teaching locally and abroad. He holds a bachelor's degree in percussion performance. Endorsed with Bucks County Drums and Red Cymbals of Australia, Daniel co-leads DaMoJo, a unique jazz trio featuring accomplished artists Morrie Louden and Jon Ballantyne. As the artistic director at Vic's Jazz Loft at the Stabin Museum, he curates the jazz program and performs as the house drummer with select artists.
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L4$15.00+$0.38 service fee