Here's what's going on this week if you're in the mood for some live music:
SATURDAY JULY 17th
The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at the 1905 in Portland Oregon.
I'll be joined by Christian Ramirez on bass and Tyson Stubelek on drums.
Two sets, 8pm and 10pm. $15, all ages welcome until 11pm.
Reservations are highly recommended for in person seating and can be made by calling: (503) 460-3333
The Livestream is free to watch and can be viewed at the following links:
SUNDAY JULY 18th
The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Museum of Glass in Tacoma Washington.
We'll be featuring Pete Christlieb on tenor saxophone and performing several new compositions. We'll be joined by Michael Glynn on bass and Stefan Schatz on drums. All ages are welcome to attend.
1pm - Interview with Pete Christlieb
3pm - Performance with Pete Christlieb
Museum Admission is required to attend both the interview and concert in person. Both events with Pete Christlieb will also be livestreamed.
You can view them for free at the following links:
About Pete Christlieb:
Pete Christlieb was born in Los Angeles, California and is the son of bassoonist Don Christlieb. Christlieb has worked with many musicians, such as Louie Bellson, Chet Baker, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Tom Waits, Steely Dan, Warne Marsh, Doc Severinsen, The Tonight Show Band, Bob Florence, Frank Mantooth, Gary Urwin, Phil Kelly, and Bill Holman.
Christlieb played the sax solos on Steely Dan's hit song "Deacon Blues" from the album Aja; Natalie Cole's Grammy award-winning album Unforgettable; and the extended tenor sax solo on the song "FM (No Static at All)" from the movie of the same name.
Christlieb currently plays with his recently formed 11-piece group, the "Tall & Small Band"; the Bill Holman Orchestra; and his own quartet. Also, for years Pete has been involved in professional drag racing, with his cars participating in numerous races in the southwest and across the country. His team has won two national championships for the 'Blown Alcohol Dragster' class.