DOUBLE TREBLE HOLIDAY
kRAMER & GUERRINI TO PERFORM CHRISTMAS SHOW AT sHANAHANS ON SATURDAY dEC. 22ND
(WOODRIDGE - DEC.2018) Double Treble, featuring those "crazy dueling piano guys" Robert Kramer & John Guerrini, will be spreading some holiday cheer and causing "Christmas Treble" at Shanahans Food & Spirits on Saturday, Dec. 22nd at 8pm at 1999 W 75th, in Woodridge, Il.
The duo has been going strong after a year of rigorous midwest appearances at some memorable venues including Pheasant Run, Will County Brewing, EagleWood Resort, and Bar Evolution to name a few.
Kramer & Guerrini play off on each others quick wit, & crazy banter during songs. Their comedic timing draws audiences in with their infectious and powerful performances, picking people out of the crowd at random for on-the-spot "victim karaoke".
Costumes, cheap wigs & air guitar props are also included to turn their followers & fans into "TREBLEMAKERS" Their motto? "Like us on Facebook, and LOVE US in person!"
Don't miss their spectacular Christmas show at Shanahans on Saturday Dec. 22nd at 8pm.
RK BACK TO THE STUDIO
RECORDING SESSIONS/APPEARANCE DATES to be announced SOON
(CHICAGO - DEC.2018) A new series of recording sessions for the next album, tentatively titled "The Great Pretender" are scheduled for Jan. 2019. Various top musicians are on the short list for the possible line-up including Larry Ortega on drums, bassist Greg Baroni, Voja Ciric & Bill Demis on guitar, Petar Kecenovici on cello, and other as yet unnamed personnel.
Some of the tracks on board include "Touch Me There", "Not Guilty", & the country-flavored "Final Parting Words". The sessions will coincide with a number of live performances with a live musician line-up still to be announced. Stay Tuned!
SABATINO'S RESTAURANT CLOSES AFTER 49 YEARS
Sabatino's, the iconic Chicago Italian-American restaurant known for veal parmigiana, flaming steak Diane classic piano bar entertainment & strolling musicians, will close after 49 years of serving generations of families, celebrating countless milestones, in the Northwest Side neighborhood of Old Irving Park.
The restaurant, where some top musicians such as Robert Kramer, Bob Solone & Sami Scott delivered memorable classic performances around the piano bar over the years will serve its final round of customers for the last time on Sunday, Dec. 23rd.
The owners, Enzo & Angelo Pagni, worked hard over the years to maintain a standard of service and quality that established their ranking as one of Chicagos' best restaurants.
"They were always there..making sure everything was just right.." comments Robert Kramer, whos 7 year run at the piano bar was filled with countless memorable moments. "I'm going to miss Sabatino's..they made my time there very special and I'll always be grateful for the opportunity to have been a part of their family.... Salute!"
The above album chronicles my trip to Las Vegas for good friends Scott & Karen Urbans Wedding Anniversary - It also includes many of the sights seen in and around Vegas. The best, craziest time I've had! More pix to come! Enjoy!