2020 - 2021
Comfort & Joy 2020 proceeds will be received by
Action Wellness Philadelphia
a non-profit organization offering support
& services to lives affected by AIDS/HIV.
The concert still comes to you from the
Church of Saint Luke & the Epiphany.
Action Wellness and the Church
are Community Partners.
To support this benefit please click on this button to make your freewill donation in Honor of the Comfort & Joy Concert
Any amount is welcome! Thank You!
live jazz @ Philadelphia Brewing Co
Mary Ellen Desmond sings
FEB 14th & 28th 8-10 pm
2/14 : Mike Kennedy guitar
& Max Fabiszewski bass
warm, cozy atmosphere
delicious craft beers, ciders, & cocktails
BYOE bring your own eats
Please come by and join us!
2440 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Wednesday Nights Chris' Jazz Cafe
NOV 4, 11, 18 & 25 7 -10pm
returning live onstage
with In-House Dining/Drinking &
a LIVE AUDIENCE! The wait is over!
vocalist Mary Ellen Desmond
joins The All - Star Jazz Trio
Andy Kahn piano Doug Drewes bass
& Bruce Klauber drums
Two Shows starting at 7 pm! Tix $10.
1421 Sansom St. Philadelphia PA 19102
Call 215-568-3131 to reserve. Online ticket sales www.chrisjazzcafe.com
Note: Two shows, capacity limited to 30 for each show, maximum of four at each table. Full, world class a la carte menu available.
for the premiere
of the Comfort & Joy Concert 2020
SUN DEC 13th 6 pm
if you are unable to tune in on DEC 13th
no worries! you can tune in anytime afterwards
and donate too!
Wednesdays JULY 28 & SEPT 8th 2021
Mary Ellen Desmond and The Bruce Klauber Trio
@ CHRIS' Jazz Cafe shows 8:00 & 9:30 pm
Mary Ellen Desmond--"the most refreshing voice in jazz"--and the swinging drums of Bruce Klauber and his trio team up for an entertaining and high energy evening of jazz classics and American pop songs. Featuring pianist James Dell'Orefice and bassist Bruce Kaminsky.
DINNER & SHOW AVAILABLE (Max of 4 tickets per order, limited seating) $60 per person includes 3 course dinner & show. Beverages, tip & tax not included. Arrival time for 8pm show is 7pm, General Admission available at 7:30pm
GENERAL ADMISSION - $15 with A La Carte Menu. Arrival times for 9:30 pm show is 9:15
visit : www.chrisjazzcafe.com for reservations, tix, & info
Streaming is Pay-as-You-Wish via PayPal.me/PhillyJazz or Venmo: @ChrisJazz-Cafe
...regretfully, after 3 years of performing every Friday night in the lounge at the William Douglas Steakhouse in Cherry Hill, NJ, the venue has closed its doors & is sadly no longer open for business
Restaurant L2, where I was fortunate enough to hold a gig on Thursday nights for 13 years, suffered a similar fate and is also no longer in business
THANK YOU to all who came out to support & enjoy live music at these venues! Hoping to see you soon .
SUMMER 2021 It's been a long, long time!
Come Rain or come shine Live jazz @ Philadelphia Brewing Co w/ vocalist Mary Ellen Desmond
& Friends is back !
2440 Frankford Ave Philadelphia PA 19125
every Friday except July 30th through the summer!
Tavern on the Green 2016
Many thanks to Tavern on the Green
& all who came out for a summer of
w/ The Gary Moran Trio
July - August 2016
photo : Robert Pisani
FRIDAY OCT 18th
a Tribute to Peggy Lee :
Smooth, Sophisticated Lady of Song
w/ The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble
Woodmere Art Museum
9201 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
tickets : Woodmere Members $15. General Admission $25.