Izzi Does It is a jazz ensemble performing tunes ranging from the swinging, straight ahead jazz standards to contemporary compositions.
The music of Izzi Does It spans an array of styles including jazz, blues and latin and is reminiscent of the jazz played at New York's Five Spot and Village Vanguard during Cool Jazz Era. When Izzi Does It performs, the music is delivered with soul, conviction and heartfelt emotion. Stimulating rhythms, beautiful melodies and exciting arrangements combine to set this musical group apart from the crowd.
Performing on the self-titled album, Izzi Does It:
Chris Izzi* - Piano, Keyboards, and Trumpet
Greg Izzi - Drums and Percussion
Marc Izzi - Tenor and Alto Saxophone
Rob Izzi - Guitar (on All Blues)
Cathy Izzi - Vocals
Frank Cramblitt - Bass
Scott Rich - Trumpet and Flugel horn
*Chris Izzi is also composer of "Still Not Ready," recorded with Eva Cassidy on her Imagine album released in August 2002.
Check out Izzi Does It at 49 West Coffeehouse (www.49westcoffeehouse.com), Annapolis, MD, in 2010: Jan 29, Mar 26, May 22, Jul 24, Sept 24, Nov 26
Joining Izzi Does It at 49 West, along with Chris, Greg, Marc and Cathy Izzi, are Miriam O'Connor (violin & vocals), Bill Pachucki (bass), and other special guests.