Recap Chicago at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2013 opening night.

October 22, 2013  •  5 Comments

"Thursday in the Park"Opening night, packed crowds for the Clearwater Jazz Holiday's 34th year bring awesome music to Clearwater, Florida! If there was any apprehension about the performance and showmanship of these old rockers after all these years and with several new additions then that was set aside immediately as Chicago took the stage in Clearwater last thursday night.  I grew up, like many of my generation, listening to their songs and as a member of several bands over the years myself have played many of them too!  Confessionally, it had been a few years since I had imbibed in their cool vibes and curiously took to Spotify (like any self-respecting poor lover of lots of music) trying to find a recent recording from a live show.  To summarize, what I heard had me partially curious and also slightly apprehensive until that is I was standing in the photography pit just below the stage. WOW! "Baby, What a Big Surprise!" The only way it could have been better if it was actually "Saturday in the Park" Coachman Park that is.  It wasn't, it was thursday and it was packed, and felt like a massive sing those! :)


Okay, enough chit chat, on with the business end of things. Here are some of my fav's from the evening.  I hope you enjoy the photographs, if you do please feel free to drop me a line, I'd love to hear your thoughts!  Thanks for reading and stopping by. 

Chicago bring music of our youth alive again Founding Member Robert Lamm Founding Member Walt Parazaider Three of the original. R-L James Pankow, Walk Parazaider, Lee Loughnane Robert Lamm Jason ScheffAmazing lead vocals and tight bass grooves. Tris ImbodenThat's one sexy light rig. Color my World This man still has it! The pointing game! Keith Howland


Sharon Shingleton
One word...fabulous! You have captured Chicago at their finest. I can hear the music.
Jeremiah Khokhar Photography
Michele Z, thank you so much I loved hearing from you. It makes my work creating images so much more fulfilling to hear things like that.
Michele Z(non-registered)
Awesome eye!! What a great night!! Thanks for posting these Jeremiah. We always look forward to your work :)
Jeremiah Khokhar Photography
My pleasure, thanks for your comment Michellr.
Genius! Thank You for Your Sponsorship Of Clearwater Jazz Holiday!
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