This exciting new addition to the region’s music scene consists of Chas Eller, on keyboards, Bryan Savage on sax & flute, Tom Lilienthal on bass, and Lazaro Poey on drums. Individually these players have had successful careers back in the States, in Cuba, and in England. Now they are spending winters in the greater P.V. area, and have joined forces to create an amazing musical chemistry the likes of which this area has not seen before.
Members of the group have played with Kilimanjaro, Tom Fogerty (Credence Clearwater Revival), Paul Butterfield, Tom Coster (Santana), the Amazing Rhythm Aces, and more. Individually, they have performed at some of the most prestigious jazz festivals in the U.S., Canada, Europe, The Soviet Union, and Asia.
The uniqueness of these four individual’s musical roots, makes for a repertoire that covers the gamut of jazz, blues, and funk styles.
“If you haven’t caught the Banderas Bay Jazz Allstars, you are missing some of the greatest jazz musicians on the continent. I’m not exaggerating! These guys are all world class musicians and their bios go on and on. Their energy will blow you away! Tom Lilienthal, Charles Eller, Bryan Savage and Cuban drummer, Lazaro Poey, will literally have you holding your breath through their solos!” This review was written by Dave Ganapoler
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