////> TUE APR 22 9:30PM $8 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312)791-9050
David Boykin w Davu Seru

TUE APR 22 10PM-12:30AM LILLY’s 2513 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago
(773) 525-2422
Thaddus Franklin-Trumpet, Eric Koppa-Sax, Sean Parsons-Fender Rhodes, Matt Ulery-Magical Bass, John Smillie-Drums
Celebrate spring with Lilly's newest jazz collective...

TUE APR 22 8PM/10PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan Quartet

Paul is in NY
Tuesday, April 22 at 8pm & 10pm - Larry Coryell Trio (featuring Mark Egan & Paul Wertico) -
Iridium Jazz Club, 1650 Broadway (51st st.), New York, NY - Call (212) 582-2121 for info.

////> WED APR 23 8-11PM CHASE CAFÉ 7301 N. Sheridan, Chicago
the Doug Rosenberg quartet (jazz), Doug-sax, Bryan Nichols-keyboard, Gabe Noelle-bass, Ted Sirota-drums

////> WED APR 23 9pm $8(18 & Over) HOTHOUSE 31 East Balbo (312) 362-9707
Rope featuring special guest Grazyna Auguscik with Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio and Darin Gray
The Polish duo of Przemyslaw Chris Drazek (electric guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, trumpet) and Robert Iwanik (electric bass, voice) show the shattering results of a life spent in their hometown Szczecin, practicing and concentrating on three simple instruments. Since forming in 1998, the two recorded "Fever" in March of 2000 in Warsaw, sold all their belongings and shortly after relocated to America where they have since set up in Chicago. Tonight special guest vocalist Grazyna Auguscik will join them.

WED APR 23 8PM/10PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan Quartet

WED APR 23 9:30PM $8 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312) 791-9050
Greg Ward & Friends – Jam Session


Paul is in NY
Wednesday, April 23 at 8pm & 10pm - Larry Coryell Trio (featuring Mark Egan & Paul Wertico) -
Iridium Jazz Club, 1650 Broadway (51st st.), New York, NY - Call (212) 582-2121 for info.

////> THU
APR 24 10:30PM-1:30AM QUENCHERS 2401 N. Western Ave – Chicago (773)275-9730
press-> ORQUESTA RANURA  a nine-piece ensemble including Jordan Lopez, Paul Spata, Raphael Crawford, Michael Caskey, Tobias Kaemmer, Rob Haight, Dave Prouix, and Bryan Doherty.  African, Cuban, Puerto-Rican, and Brazilian folkloric and popular styles with Funk and Jazz are fused together using vocals, trombone, saxophone, trumpet, piano, bass, congas, timbales/auxiliary percussion, and drum set.

WED APR 24 9:30PM $8 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312) 791-9050
Audible Dialect


THU APR 24 8PM/10PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan Quartet

THU APR 24 8-10:30PM HEARTLAND CAFÉ

Kathryn Gauthier accompanied by Chris White


Paul is in CT
T
hursday, April 24 - Larry Coryell Trio (featuring Mark Egan & Paul Wertico) - Westport, CT

FRI APR 25 6-9PM
Creative Essence Studio, www.creativeessencestudio.com 1445 W. Jarvis St. Chicago

Kathryn Gauthier Art Exhibit – Opening Night

////> FRI APR 25 9PM $15 POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE POP’s CHICAGO AND STAR BAR 2934 N SHEFFIELD, CHICAGO (773) 472-1000
DEE ALEXANDER QUARTET with CHARLIE JOHNSON-piano, HARRISON BANKHEAD-bass, LEON JOYCE, JR-drums
with Yoko Noge 6-8PM, no cover warmup

////> FRI
APR 25 9PM/11PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan ONE NIGHT ONLY - Ira will be joined by the Michigan State University Faculty Combo,
including Ron Blake, Derek Gardner, Rodney Whitaker, Rick Roe, and Randy Gillespie

////> FRI
APR 25 9:30PM $8 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312) 791-9050

Ed Wilkerson and Niki Mitchell Quartet

FRI APR 25 7-11PM VINCITORI 14 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559 (630) 663-9467

Eldee Young-Marshall Vente TRIO www.MarshallVente.com

Chef Bob combines the best Italian food in the western suburbs with fine jazz!

FRI APR 25 8PM $30/$26 Governors State University Center for the Performing Arts-off I-57 at the Sauk Trail Exit-free parking is available.

Vagina Monologues http://www.vaginamonologues.com/index.html

Hurry before all the seats are gone when Chicago's most popular show comes to The Center. The unique show, now a national stage sensation, was woven from interviews author Eve Ensler conducted with over two hundred women. "The Vagina Monologues" is a moving collage of the female experience that delights men as well as women. Playwright Eve Ensler gives voice to a chorus of lusty, outrageous, poignant, brave, highly original and thoroughly human stories. The trio of actresses tell stories that are hilarious and heart-warming, unveiling the feelings, fantasies and real-life experiences of such diverse characters as an elderly antique-dealer from Long Island reminiscing about her first time, a tax lawyer turned sex-therapist and a Bosnian refugee.


IN NJ
FRI APR 25 8PM/No Cover-Minimum $5/ Priory 233 W. Market St, Newark, NJ (973) 242-8012
Passin’ Thru Gala Event Concert
- Oliver Lake Quartet - Jerome Harris-guitar, Damon Duewhite-drums, Mark Dresser-bass, Oliver Lake-alto sax
- Members of the Flux String Quartet - Jin Hi Kim, acclaimed on komungo (Korean string instrument),
  Mary Redhouse-Native American vocalist, Shu-ni Tsou-a Taiwanese bamboo flute soloist
- Sharron Miller's Performance Workshop Ensemble choreography by Marlies Yerby
- Excerpts from the musical "Brink of Life" by Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater Company

////> SAT APR 26 6PM $15/$13 Old Town School members/$11 seniors-children OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC 4544 N Lincoln Ave (773) 728 6000
G
razyna Auguscik-vocal, Jarek Bester-accordion, Tom Hipskind-drums, John Mclean-guitar, Kelly Sill-bass, Steve Eisen -sax, flute
www.oldtownschool.org
www.gmasounds.com/upcoming.html
www.grazynaauguscik.com
www.jazzinstituteofchicago.org
Showcasing her new disc, Past Forward w/Jarek Bester (from Cracow Klezmer Band) And a pre-concert Polish Spring Celebration.
This evening Ms. Auguscik will unveil her new CD Past Forward, the follow-up to the highly-acclaimed River, disc that was praised by the LA Times,
Jazziz, and Jazz Times, just to name a few. World-renowned accordion player Jarek Bester from the Cracow Klezmer Band will join Grazyna and the
evening will also feature traditional Polish music by The Polish Highlanders. Before the concert, there will be a celebration of the Polish culture with food,
drink, costumes, music, and more.


SAT APR 26 9PM/11PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan Quartet Stu Katz, piano, Larry Gray, bass, Robert Shy, drums

SAT
APR 26 8:30PM-12:30AM POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE POP’s HIGHWOOD 214 GREEN BAY RD, HIGHWOOD (847)266-1313 
DAVE GORDON TRIO with ALEJO POVEDA-drums, ANTHONY BROCK-bass, DAVE GORDON-piano
COME and HEAR this musically powerful trio performing cuts off of their newly released CD “FAUX REAL”


SAT
APR 26 9:30PM $8 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312) 791-9050
William Perry Explosion Ensemble with Greg Ward, Billy Brimfield, Vincent Davis, and Karl E.H. Seigfried.

SAT APR 26 9PM-1AM SUBTERRANEAN 2011 North Avenue, Chicago
ORGANIC MIND UNIT www.organicmindunit.com with Doug Rosenberg

Paul is in TN
Saturday, April 26 at 7pm - Guest Artist Paul Wertico with the Dobyns-Bennett High School Jazz Band,
Dobyns-Bennett High School Percussion Ensemble & East Tennessee State University Percussion Ensemble -
Ross N. Robinson Middle School Auditorium, 1517 Jessee Street, Kingsport, TN - Call (423) 378-8494 for info.
Paul’s Clinic Schedule
Saturday, April 26 at 4pm - Ross N. Robinson Middle School Auditorium, 1517 Jessee Street, Kingsport, TN -
Call (423) 378-8494 for info.

////>SUN APR 27 4PM-7PM NO EXIT CAFÉ 6970 N. Glenwood, Chicago
THE EAST/WEST BAND William Perry, Greg Ward, Tatsu Aoki, Nori Tanaka

SUN APR 27 4PM/8PM/10PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
Ira Sullivan Quartet-

SUN APR 27 $29/$25 Governors State University Center for the Performing Arts-off I-57 at the Sauk Trail Exit-free parking is available.
Glenn Miller Orchestra http://www.glennmillerorchestra.com

TUE APR 29 8PM/10PM $20 JAZZ SHOWCASE
One For All -- The Eric Alexander Quartet with Jim Rotondi, Mike LaDonne, Peter Washington, and Joe Farnsworth

////> TUE
APR 29 9:30PM $12 VELVET LOUNGE 2128 1/2 S. Indiana Avenue-Chicago-one block east of Michigan Ave (312) 791-9050
BILLY BANG Quintet

TUE APR 29 10PM-12:30AM LILLY’s 2513 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago
(773) 525-2422
Thaddus Franklin-Trumpet, Eric Koppa-Sax, Sean Parsons-Fender Rhodes, Matt Ulery-Magical Bass, John Smillie-Drums
Celebrate spring with Lilly's newest jazz collective...