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Komango at Benny's Chop House

Where

Benny's Chop House
444 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL
312.626.2444

When

Thu, February 14, 2013
7:00 PM

Musicians

About

Benny’s Chop House (444 N. Wabash Ave.; 312-626-2444) welcomes back the musical duo Komango to their nightly live entertainment lineup. Komango is comprised of musicians and vocalists Cécile Savage and Calvin “Koco” Brunson. Together they pair their harmonic melodies fueled by African, French, and Brazilian traditions.

Cécile Savage was born in the Island of Martinque yet raised in Paris, France. She studied piano for many years and brought that knowledge with her when she moved to New York City and joined the Living Theater. Later she studied guitar with Ted Dunbar through the program Jazzmobile. She increased her repertoire to include electric bass with the blues harmonists Sugar blue while she toured with Memphis Slim and Willie Mabon. Subsequently, she moved to Chicago and performed jazz and blues with many notable musicians such as Jimmy Dawkins. Ultimately, this led her to perform at the 2008 Jazz Festival: Tribute to Malachi Favors. All this shaped Cécile’s musical identity to comprise of a blend of French Cabaret and American Jazz....
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Benny's Chop House added this event on January 22, 2013.

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