Kevin Kozol: Chicago-based pianist/keyboardist, composer and educator and a founding member of the jazz/funk/fusion group, Spare Parts. Kevin is currently touring with Spare Parts and guitar virtuoso, Fareed Haque.
Spare Parts will be back at Andy's in January and February, holding down a 2 month residency on Thursdays! 2 sets of music at 7pm and 9pm. We are very excited to be back at this legendary jazz venue and play new material for you all! Look out for a new recording coming soon :-)
What a blast it's been playing at Andy's Jazz Club the past 2 months!! Spare Parts will continue their residency, EVERY TUESDAY, the next 2 months (through February) at the legendary Andy's Jazz Club in Chicago and will feature several guest musicians; including the incredible young sax player, Rajiv Halim who is featured on the latest Spare Parts album (Warehaus West Sessions Vol. 1).
On November 23, 2016, the music of Spare Parts will be heard in the form of a "big band"!! That's right... Trumpeter/Arranger, Ryan Adamsons, will be arranging a handful Spare Parts tunes for his group "Medium Ensemble."
This group features some the best musicians in the city of Chicago and Spare Parts will be the rhythm section! Plus, Spare Parts will play as a trio in the second set with very special guests from their new album, "Warehaus West" sessions volume 1. This album features the great Fareed Haque, Rajiv Halim and Bill Dickens.
We are honored to have WDCB (90.9) sponsoring this event :-)
Spare Parts has a new album about to be released in May on Ropeadope Records. This record features the great Fareed Haque, Bill Dickens and Rajiv Halim! We recorded this album over a 2 day period at Warhaus West with Mike Novak as our Engineer. Looking forward to sharing this recording with all of you :-)
You can pre-order the album on our website www.sparepartsmusic.com
Come to Ancien Cycles on April 7 and hear tunes from the new album! Check the calendar for full details on this show.
What a thrill it was to hold a 2 month residency and Andy's Jazz Club in Chicago with guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque. The group included Greg Fundis on drums and Alex Austin on bass. We will be back at Andy's in September and will hold another 2 month residency starting then!
This quartet plans on recording in the next few months! Stay tuned :)
Honored to be recording with the great Rajiv Halim on his debut record "Foundation" . This album will feature Marquis Hill (trumpet), Scott Hesse (guitar), Junius Paul (bass), Michael Piolet (drums), Victor Garcia (trumpet) and Ari Brown (sax). The "CD Release Show" will be at the Jazz Showcase on Tuesday, August 25; sets at 8 and 10pm.