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Marty Ballou Trio
April 10 @ 7:30 pm
WORLD CLASS COCKTAILS
In the words of the inimitable George Gershwin, “Life is a lot like jazz…, it’s best when you improvise…” This sentiment captures the essence of Top of the Hub’s jazz lounge. It’s the place to unwind. A true sense of style and relaxation, Top of the Hub offers delightful jazz ensembles every night – a perfect way to sooth the soul. No cover charge. No tickets required. Just an appreciation for the spontaneous spirit and fluid imagination that is jazz. Join us for cocktails and partake in delicious late night dining.
PLAYING IN THE LOUNGE
Join us for live music every night after 7:30p.m.
ABOUT THE MUSICIANS
Marty Ballou is a sought-after session man, performing on recordings in all genres of jazz, blues, folk, and pop, including Sax Gordon’s “Have Horn Will Travel,” David Maxwell’s “Maximum Blues Piano,” and Greg Piccolo’s “Homage.” He’s recorded with jazz legends Jay McShann, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Herb Ellis, and performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival and San Francisco Jazz and Blues Festival. His trio performs regularly at Top of the Hub.
Chris Flory played his first gig at the age of thirteen and continued playing in rock and blues bands until his late teens. He took his first jazz guitar lessons from Tiny Grimes, in Harlem, when he was seventeen. He continued studying jazz with another New York teacher for most of that year, but did not start playing jazz professionally until he was twenty and living in Providence, RI. To date, Flory has recorded on more than 50 CDs. He’s recorded five CDs of his own. Find out more about Chris at chrisfloryjazz.com