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October 9, 2001

Koch Jazz Celebrates
Chico Hamilton's FORESTSTORN CD

Joyous Shout! is HAPPY to announce that Legendary Jazz Drummer & Bandleader Chico Hamilton and his young "Euphoria" group- with Cary DeNigris on guitar, Paul Ramsey on bass, Erik Lawrence on alto and soprano sax, and Evan Schwam on tenor sax- will be performing October 16th for a Koch Jazz Record Release Celebration at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013 Tel. 212.239.6200 with one set at 9 PM (also on bill is Kirk Nurock). This event is in collaboration with The New School where both Chico and Kirk teach. More information is available from either Donald (elfman@kochint.com) or Naomi (yoshii@kochint.com) at Koch Jazz. This is Chico's first NYC appearance since tearing down the house on the Out-Of-Doors Festival at Lincoln Center 8/17 on a 80th Birthday Program titled "My Funny Valentine- A Tribute to Chico Hamilton" with VERY Special Guest Appearances by Joe Beck, Arthur Blythe, Larry Coryell, Akua Dixon, Rodney Jones, and Eric Person!!

The following week Chico will be performing on the Free Jazz Festival on October 25th at the Museum of Modern Art Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with one set at 10 PM, and October 26th at the Jockey Club of Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil with one set at 10 PM!! And just confirmed are a series of East Coast IN STORE appearances for Borders Bookstore, where Chico will perform solo on his drum kit, interact with the audience, and sign copies of his FORESTSTORN CD!! These appearances will be November 2nd 7 PM at the Borders at 1801 K Street NW, Washington DC 20006 tel. 202.466.4999, November 3rd 8 PM at the Border's at 6151 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia, MD 21045 tel. 410.290.0062, November 8th 7 PM at the Borders at 80 East Wynnewood Avenue, Wynnewood, PA 19096 tel. 610.642.0362, November 10th 7 PM at the Borders at 60 South Broadway, White Plains, NY 10601 tel. 914.421.1110, and November 16th 12:30 PM at the Borders at 10-24 School Street, Boston, MA 02108 tel. 617.557.7188.

IN STORES NOW is Chico's debut recording for Koch Jazz (www.kochentertainment.com), FORESTSTORN. The new album features Chico's young "Euphoria" group as well as Special Guest Appearances from Former Bandmembers Arthur Blythe, Steve Turre and his wife Akua Dixon, Eric Person, former Spin Doctors guitarist Eric Schenkman (a student of Chico's), Blues Traveler front man John Popper (also a student of Chico's), and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones. FORESTSTORN has been receiving rave reviews from around the world, debuted at #32 on the Gavin Jazz Chart and peaked at #13 on the Yellow Dog Jazz Chart, and NICE FEATURES on Chico are rolling in from Down Beat, Jazz Times, and Modern Drummer here in the States, and Jazzman in France and Jazz Thing in Germany.

Handling publicity for FORESTSTORN is Brian Coleman of Braithwaite and Katz Communications (brian@bkmusicpr.com).

Working radio promotions on FORESTSTORN are Susan Levin (SBLCTC@aol.com) and Laura Lasano (Lasano@aol.com) of Coast to Coast Promotions.

Further information on FORESTSTORN is available from the Koch Jazz folks, Donald Elfman (elfman@kochint.com) and Naomi Yoshii (yoshii@kochint.com).

Chico Hamilton is booked worldwide exclusively by Concerted Efforts
Tel: 617.969.0810
Fax: 617.969.6761
Email: concerted@concertedefforts.com
Website: www.concertedefforts.com

Order your copy of FORESTSTORN now at www.amazon.com, www.cdnow.com and www.barnesandnoble.com!!

Stay tuned for the FURTHER ADVENTURES OF CHIC, CHIC, CHICO IN 2001 & 2002!!



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