Musician Karl E. H. Seigfried Goes for a KO with a Jazz Suite Dedicated to Boxing Greats

July 30, 2010

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Karl E.H. Seigfried.
Portrait of Jack Johnson presents musical profiles of three boxing champs. All of them had connections to Chicago. And all of them could drop a bass line as fast as they could an opponent. Local jazz musician Karl E.H. Seigfried recently talked to Alison Cuddy about his interest in the boxer-bassist double-threat. He was joined by saxophonist Fred Jackson, Jr. and drummer Dave Williams.

Web Extra: Karl E. H. Seigfried's Tribute to Fred Anderson

The record release party for Portrait of Jack Johnson
Tonight at 10:00

Additional shows:
Karl E. H. Seigfried solo bass performance on Saturday, July 31. He'll perform "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf" at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL.