When: Sat., Aug. 8, 8 p.m. 2009
Aaron Koppel Duo - Jazz (Guitar / Upright Bass) 8 pm - 11 pm at the Julius Meinl Coffeehouse on Southport and Addison. Koppel's Chicago Jazz is a local ensemble made up of talented, punctual, kind, and courteous musicians that have been performing in and around the mid-west since 2002. The group is led by guitarist Aaron Koppel, one of Chicago’s leading paramount guitarists and composers. Nominated for two International jazz awards for Best International Jazz Song and Best International Jazz Group, in the 2007 Toronto Exclusive Magazine. Julius Meinl offers traditional European coffee and tea service, smoothies, breakfast, lunch and dinner, but be sure to leave room for pastries from the Meinl Patisserie on Irving Park Road. Staying true to Viennese coffeehouse culture, both Julius Meinl coffeehouses are filled with sounds of live classical or jazz music every Friday and Saturday evening. Music is free; musicians graciously accept gratuities.