HOWARD LEVY opens the 2019-2020 season at St. Tim's Coffeehouse!
St Tim's Coffeehouse proudly opens the 2019-2020 season with HOWARD LEVY. His musical travels have taken him all over the geographical world and the musical map. Equally at home in Jazz, Classical music, Rock, Folk, Latin, and World Music, he brings a fresh lyrical approach to whatever he plays. This has made him a favorite with audiences worldwide, and a recording artist sought after by the likes of Kenny Loggins, Dolly Parton, Paquito DRivera, Styx, Donald Fagen, and Paul Simon. As a sideman, Howard has appeared on hundreds of CDs and played on many movie soundtracks.
This North Shore resident is not only known for his harmonica skills, but is a superb pianist, innovative composer, recording artist, band leader, teacher, producer. Howard is sought after by the likes of Kenny Loggins, Dolly Parton, Paquito Rivera, Styxx, Donald Fagen, and Paul Simon.
Howard's other prominent collaborations include three CDs with Trio Globo (Glen Velez and Eugene Friesen), two with Lebanese Oud player/composer Rabih Abou Khalil, and one with the avant- garde Jazz Riessler/Levy/Matinier Trio.
Howard is music director and chief composer for the Latin/Jazz group Chévere de Chicago. He produced and released the bands CD Secret Dream, and Time Capsules with his acoustic swing group Acoustic Express, on his own label, Balkan Samba Records. His solo Jazz CD, Alone and Together on Balkan Samba, and his Jazz trio CD Tonight and Tomorrow on the Chicago Sessions label, both received 4-star reviews in DownBeat.
Howard spent this past summer touring with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.
St. Tim's Coffeehouse located inside St. Timothy's Lutheran Church (View)
9000 Kildare Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|