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Focal Point 3rd Annual Traditional Jazz Series: The Chicago Cellar Boys featuring Roya Naldi
Formed in 2017, the Chicago Cellar Boys is a five-piece band specializing in the jazz and hot dance music of the 1920s and 30s. Comprising multi-instrumentalist Andy Schumm, reedman John Otto, pianist and vocalist Paul Asaro, banjoist and guitarist John Donatowicz, and tubist and bassist Dave Bock. In addition, singer Roya Naldi will be featured with the band for this concert! She specializes in songs and vocal style of the 1920s and 30s, captivating audiences with her passion, nuance, and energy. She appears regularly with the band in Chicago and around the Midwest. The Chicago Cellar Boys can be regularly seen playing for dances, parties, concerts, and other events. The band prides itself for its attention to detail and professionalism, and as such is at home in any situation.