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Saturday, February 10th – 7:30-10:00 pm
George Cotsirilos Quartet cd release
jazz club! when lights are low… $20 cover
 

The George Cotsirilos Quartet celebrates its new CD on OA2/Origin Records featuring George on guitar, Keith Saunders on piano, Robb Fisher on bass and Ron Marabuto on drums. Read the San Jose Mercury piece on this recording at this link.
Originally from Chicago, George Cotsirilos has been a member of the San Francisco Bay Area jazz community for many years. He has performed with a wide variety of artists, from San Francisco jazz fixtures like Eddie Marshall, Mel Martin, Pharaoh Sanders and Mark Levine to internationally recognized blues singer Etta James, Bill Evans bassist Chuck Israels, and the jazz/soul vocal group, The Whispers. In addition to working as an accompanist, he was co-leader of the San Francisco Nighthawks which included legendary drummer Eddie Marshall, Bobby McFerrin pianist Paul Nagel, and former Cal Tjader bassist Robb Fisher and played the Monterey Jazz Festival. Cotsirilos graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, studied jazz with esteemed musician/educator Warren Nunes, and studied classical guitar privately through the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. His new quartet CD, “Mostly In Blue” is scheduled for release at the outset of 2018.
Visit his website here.

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