Snap on 2&4 w/ Pete Christlieb and Linda Small: Friday, 9/22
On Friday September 22 at 8pm, the legendary saxophonist Pete Christlieb and trombonist Linda Small will make a special two night return appearance at the Jazz Cave with the Lori Mechem Quartet.
In 2006, Pete Christlieb and The Lori Mechem Quartet released a live CD recorded at the Nashville Jazz Workshop, which garnered national airplay and rose to #15 on the jazz charts. Although many music fans may not know Pete by name, they will certainly recognize his legendary sax solos, which include Steely Dan's "Deacon Blues" from the album AJA, Natalie Cole's "Unforgettable" and countless TV and movie scores.
Christlieb currently lives in Seattle, WA with his wife, trombonist Linda Small. The pair have released a CD of their 10-piece "Tall and Small Band," which features arrangements from the acclaimed Bill Holman.
The career of Linda Small spans the gamut from big band to symphonic work. She received her Bachelors degree from the New England Conservatory and additional credits from Berklee School of Music and Dartmouth. She has performed with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Boston Ballet, Detroit Symphony, Opera ala carte, as well as Symphonies both in Portland Maine and Oregon.
In the jazz arena she has played with Emil Richards, Super Sax, Don Menza, Buddy Childers, Lennie Stack, Scott Whitfield, Seth MacFarlane/ Ron Jones Influence Band, among others. Linda has recorded with various Motown artists such as Leslie Uggams, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Dramatics, The Stylistics, Stevie Wonder. Linda can be heard on the trombone album, The Geezer Strikes with Mike Suter & Slidewerke. She worked on the TV show Family Guy for 3 1/2 years.
The Lori Mechem Quartet includes Roger Spencer on bass, Andy Reiss on guitar, Chris Brown on drums and Lori on piano.
The performance starts at 8pm. Doors open at 7:15. There will be two sets in the Jazz Cave at the Workshop. Admission is $25 / $15 high school and college students with ID. Tickets will go on sale Monday Sept 11 at 10AM and will be available online on this page, by phone 24/7 at Brown Paper Tickets (800-838-3006) or during business hours at the NJW office (242-5299). A small convenience charge is added to online or 800-number purchases.
Policies: The Jazz Cave is a BYOB establishment, with no alcohol or food service. You are free to bring alcoholic beverages and snacks. We sell soft drinks and bottled water. The Jazz Cave is a listening room, and we ask patrons to keep conversation to a minimum and silence cell phones. Audio and video recording is prohibited. Ticket sales are final.
Nashville Jazz Workshop (View)
1319 Adams Street
Nashville, TN 37208
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