Dave Flippo Chicago Vocalist
- Serving Chicago IL and NW Indiana
Chicago vocalist, pianist, David Flippo is hardly the first to combine jazz and world music, but his group Flippomusic Globaljazz is unorthodox in that it actually specializes in fusing jazz. ..
Flippo since 1992 when it introduced Chicago to its globaljazz world fusion with two CD's on Southport Records: Tendrils of Light and Ganesh.
PUBLIC EVENTS : FLIPPO MUSIC performs as trio/quartet/quintet at Festivals, Concerts at Colleges, Performance spaces, Libraries, and more
Since then, Flippo's development as a singer has spawned two additional CD's of vocalpositions,The Heart is Strong and Tao Tunes, to be released in November 27, 2011. Tao Tunes returns to Flippo's world-theme with the setting of ancient Chinese texts -- the Tao Te Ching. Full of timeless observations and wisdom as well as energy and humor, the music touches on 10 different styles, including Latin, jazz, funk, ambient and rock.
The range of Dave Flippo's experience and education makes him one of Chicago's most extraordinary and popular pianists. Mr. Flippo holds a Doctorate and Masters from the U. of MI and the Eastman School of Music inposition and piano. For over twenty years he has worked with some of the Chicago area's top agents and musicians, performing at the finest area hotels, banquet halls and restaurants for numerous weddings, corporate events, family events, bar mitzvahs and conventions. He has also performed at numerous, more casual , Chicago area piano bars and area jazz clubs. He has also recorded several CD's of original material with Southport Records, Oppilf Records and Inner Light Music.
Dave isfortable with all styles of music and situations--be it an elegant, formal evening or a more casual, eclectic celebration. He can perform a collection of energetic jazz standards and classic show tunes or can play a set of popular classics and piano bar favorites he is perfectlyfortable designing a program that fits the client's vision. He also has a full repertoire of classical, ethnic and holiday music if so desired. A portable piano and PA is available, if required.
Past Private and Public Performances Include:
HOTELS: The Four Seasons ...The Penninsula Hotel ... The Fairmont ...The Drake Hotel ... Hyatt Chicago ... The Palmer H
RESTAURANTS: Spiaggia ... Gordens ... The Signature Room ... Coq'Dor ... Plaza Club ... Cite ... E
PIANO BARS: Gibson's Steakhouse ... Magnum's Steakhouse ... The Coq'Dor at the D's Steakhouse ...Pete Miller's Steakhouse ... Nick's Fishmarket ... Morton's S
JAZZ CLUBS: The Green Mill ... Pops for Champagne ... Joe's BeBop Café ... Morseland ... Green Dolphin S
SPECIAL EVENTS: Jazzin' at the Shed ... After Hours at the Field Museum ... Jammin' at the Zoo ...
Chicago Cultural Center Concert Series ... Brookfield Zoo Summer Concert Series ... Wednesday Club at the Newberry Library
Dave Flippo has a full online portfolio available at his website flippomusic that includes downloadable songlists, a multitude of audio files, photos and additional biographical information. While he often appears as a solo pianist, he is happy to add vocals in several styles if desired ... some Sinatra classic, a few hits of Billy Joel or Elton John, a collection of show tunes from past or present or, perhaps, a couple hits of the client's favorite recording artist.
Jazz Standards Modern / Contemporary Classics
Piano Bar Favorites / Modern Show Tunes
Classical Music / Holiday Music / Ethnic Music
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Among other cities, Dave Flippo Chicago Vocalist may serve the following areas: Chicago, South Bend, Gary, Hoffman Estates, Aurora, Hammond, Joliet, Oak Lawn, Bedford Park, Schaumburg, Harwood Heights, Lincolnwood, Naperville, Oak Brook, Shorewood, Barrington Hills, Beach Park, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Elgin, Elkhart, Evanston, Green Oaks, Hinsdale, Lemont, Lockport, Melrose Park, Norridge, Oak Park, Palatine
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