Why hire Sam Fazio?
Sam Fazio's music is hip, elegant and bold. He puts a wonderful new spin on the songs we love. Whether he’s singing a swing standard, pop classic or love ballad, his soulful yet classic style comes shining through. Sam’s style is reminiscent of classic singers like Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin, yet current like the sounds of Michael Buble. Sam performs with the best jazz musicians in Chicago as a duo, trio or quartet. Sam will work with your organization to meet your music preferences and budget requirements.
Chicago native, Sam Fazio, returned to the music scene in 2009 and has been making an impact ever since. Sam can be seen regularly at many venues throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Coq d'Or at the historic Drake Hotel where he holds residence every Friday night. Sam has performed sold-out shows at Davenports, Katerinas and Maxims, and is a frequent performer at the legendary jazz clubs, Andy's and Jazz Showcase.
Sam's repertoire includes a unique mix of American standards, swing tunes and pop classics. His heartfelt interpretations bring new life to the standards and showcase his current, yet classic style. Sam's phrasing and storytelling is said to be reminiscent of the great Sinatra at his best although Sam is definitely his own man.
Sam's first full-length CD, The Songs We Love, was released in June 2010 and has been reviewed by many media outlets including WGN Radio, Chicago Jazz Magazine, Illinois Entertainer, JazzChicago.net, Keys and Chords, and Jazz Review to name a few. Tracks from Sam's CD can be heard on radio stations throughout the country and around the world. Sam recently joined the roster of BluJazz Records and is in the process of working on his sophomore CD to be released in Summer 2012.
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The Songs We Love
2010: 157 gigs
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