Dave Pollack Quartet Holiday Show

12/14/2021 9:30 PM
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Dave Pollack Quartet Holiday Show

Dave is a native of Hamilton, NJ. He started taking private lessons on the piano at age 4 and picked up the saxophone at age 9. In high school he won many soloist awards in different jazz competitions and had the chance to perform with the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Richie Cole, Bob Mintzer, and Claudio Roditi.

After high school he continued his education at William Paterson University, where he is currently in his final year. He will graduate in May, 2010 with a Music Education/Jazz Studies degree. There he studied under Mulgrew Miller, Vincent Herring, Gary Smulyan, David Demsey, Armen Donelian, and James Weidman.

Dave has played at many great venues with various bands, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Chris’ Jazz Café, Ortleib’s Jazz Haus and Zanzibar Blue in Philadelphia, PA, the Jazz Standard and the Rainbow Room in NYC, and has toured the countries of Greece and China. He currently plays in the NY/NJ/PA area with his own band as well as in other various groups, and is a member of the Lakewood Jazz Ensemble.

Dave is also heavily involved with teaching music. He’s been teaching saxophone, flute, and clarinet privately since he was 15 years old. He also has taught piano and trumpet as well. He currently is the director of the Steinert High School Spartan Jazz band. He has brought this band to many jazz band competitions in the area, including the Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Band competition.

Dave Pollack, sax
Time Brey, piano
David Bamber, bass
Dom Palombi, drums

*** Effective Monday August 16th, in compliance with the City of Philadelphia’s option for COVID-19 restrictions, Chris' Jazz Cafe has made the decision to require ALL patrons to provide proof of full vaccination, with a corresponding Photo ID. Without proof of full vaccination you will NOT be permitted to enter the premises. This step is being taken out of an abundance of caution and will be required for all shows. We hope to do our part to keep our community safe while we continue to enjoy the very best of local, national & international jazz. ***

DINNER & SHOW AVAILABLE (Max of 4 tickets per order, limited seating) $65 per person includes 3 course dinner & show. Beverages, tip & tax not included. Arrival time for 8pm show is 7pm, General Admission available at 7:30pm GENERAL ADMISSION - $15 with A La Carte Menu. Arrival times for 9:30 pm show is 9:15

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Watch the online show here: Dave Pollack Holiday Show

Dave is a native of Hamilton, NJ. He started taking private lessons on the piano at age 4 and picked up the saxophone at age 9. In high school he won many soloist awards in different jazz competitions and had the chance to perform with the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Richie Cole, Bob Mintzer, and Claudio Roditi.

After high school he continued his education at William Paterson University, where he is currently in his final year. He will graduate in May, 2010 with a Music Education/Jazz Studies degree. There he studied under Mulgrew Miller, Vincent Herring, Gary Smulyan, David Demsey, Armen Donelian, and James Weidman.

Dave has played at many great venues with various bands, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Chris’ Jazz Café, Ortleib’s Jazz Haus and Zanzibar Blue in Philadelphia, PA, the Jazz Standard and the Rainbow Room in NYC, and has toured the countries of Greece and China. He currently plays in the NY/NJ/PA area with his own band as well as in other various groups, and is a member of the Lakewood Jazz Ensemble.

Dave is also heavily involved with teaching music. He’s been teaching saxophone, flute, and clarinet privately since he was 15 years old. He also has taught piano and trumpet as well. He currently is the director of the Steinert High School Spartan Jazz band. He has brought this band to many jazz band competitions in the area, including the Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Band competition.


Seating Info
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Premier Tables:
The best seats in the house positioned directly in front of the performance stage (marked dark blue on the seating map).

Standard Tables:
Clear and unobstructed views of stage (marked purple on the seating map). A few tables have a partially obstructed view (marked light blue on the seating map).

Cocktail & Bar Area:
Seating at high-top tables and at the bar area available on a first come, first seated basis (marked green on the seating map). Tables may be shared for sold out shows. Two TV monitors with live video feed of the performance are conveniently located above the bar and cocktail areas.

  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • Dinner menu available in all sections.
  • Your ticket is also your dining reservation.
  • Every ticket gets a seat in area purchased and tables are reserved based on the date when you made your reservation.
  • We will do our best to ensure that your entire group sits together, please let us know in the order notes if there are multiple ticket orders in your group.
  • For any special needs or accommodation requests, please call us at 215-568-3131.
  • Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online.
  • No refunds, professional cameras or outside food and drink.
  • There is a limited amount of seating available for performances, if the show is sold out online, contact us at 215-568-3131 for seating availability.

Festival Seating:
Festival seating is our general admission ticket. The entire venue or a portion of the venue may be designated for festival admission. These tickets will guarantee you a seat for the show and you are free to sit anywhere in the venue based on a "first come, first seated" basis. This should also allow for larger groups to sit together.

  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • Dinner menu available in all sections.
  • Your ticket is also your dining reservation.
  • For any special needs or accommodation requests, please call us at 215-568-3131.
  • Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online.
  • No refunds, professional cameras or outside food and drink.
  • There is a limited amount of seating available for performances, if the show is sold out online, contact us at 215-568-3131 for seating availability.