We kick off our season with with a centennial tribute to the legendary leader of the "Herd" with tunes including Woodchopper's Ball, Early Autumn and Four Brothers. Trombonist John Fedchock joins the band at this concert.
To Whom It May Concern by Marcus Wilcher will receive its world premiere through the First Music Commissioning Program.
Seating begins at 6:00pm for the 7:30pm set. Seating for the 9:30 set begins at approximately 9:00pm. Your reservation will be held until 7:15 for the first set, 9:15 for the second set. Please confirm these times with the club directly as they may change. Reservations for guests arriving after these times will not be guaranteed. You will be seated upon availability.
Should you be unable to attend the performance you selected, or if the number of people in your party changes, please notify Dizzy's at least 24 hours prior to the start of the set.
Since his emergence on the scene in 1980, John Fedchock has established himself as a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and a Grammy-nominated arranger. An in-demand performer and writer in New York City for over 25 years, his critically acclaimed John Fedchock New York Big Band has become a marquee group, showcasing his trombone and arranging as well as the band's all-star soloists. The band's four CDs have all received high praise from critics and extraordinary success on national jazz radio charts. In recognition of his formidable arranging skills, Mr. Fedchock received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Instrumental Arranging". His John Fedchock NY Sextet features his "incomparable trombone playing, which seems to have no limit, technically or musically" (JazzReview.com). Mr. Fedchock is a graduate of Ohio State University with a master's degree from the Eastman School of Music.