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4/21: Hanging Hearts (Chicago - Punk Jazz) w/s/g Anne Leone and Brendan Sweeny
Thursday April 21 @ LangLab $8 at the door | Doors @ 7pm | Music @ 8pm Bar open for 21+ | ALL AGES
Tickets available at: https://squareup.com/store/langlab/item/hanging-hearts
Hanging Hearts is a free jazz trio with strong melodic roots hammering the walls between genres. Their original music, organic and raw, bridges the gap between jazz, rock, and experimental music. The band features it’s leader Chris Weller on tenor saxophone and compositions, Cole DeGenova on keyboards, and Devin Drobka on drums. While Chris and Cole grew up in Chicago, playing professionally in jazz and blues clubs by the age of 15, the trio was completed at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where all three members graduated. The trio’s repertoire consists of their original compositions.
Members of the group have performed around the world and shared the stage with Joe Lovano, Jerry Bergonzi, Greg Osby, Tony Malaby, Mike Moreno, Tower of Power, Lettuce, Kurt Elling, Snarky Puppy, Greg Ward, and Lupe Fiasco among others. Notable performances as a band include the Jazzinec Festival in Czech Republic and Nádasdy Castle in Sárvár, Hungary. Though they have been playing together for years, the group released their self-tited debut album in October ’14, with supporting US shows and European tour (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania).