Dick Fregulia Jazz Piano Bar (as of May 1, 2022)
Currently every Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., at Marin Joe's Restaurant, 158 Casa Buena Drive (US 101 Frontage Road), Corte Madera, CA 415-924-1500.
Dick Fregulia, jazz pianist, is available in the following formats:
The Dick Fregulia Trio:
Can be heard on Sail Away and Jazzitalia CD's with Steve Webber on bass and the late Bill Moody on drums. Other recorded versions of the trio include Omar Clay on drums and Jeff Neighbor on bass (That's Amore CD) and Ken Plourde on bass with Olaf Schiappacasse on drums (Art for Sale CD).
the Dick Fregulia Trio Plus Piro Patton on vibes
A straight ahead quartet playing a bebop-to-contemporary jazz repertoire. Our latest" CD (2022) entitled Be THERE Now! is available on cdbaby.com. The tracks Ginza Samba and Falling Grace can be heard in the audio section of this website.
Dick Fregulia: solo jazz piano:
Ideal dinner jazz with influences from Art Taum, Erroll Garner, Kenny Barron, and many more. When sound system is available, the iRealBook computer rhythm section joins in to create the trio sounds of Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, AhmadJamal, etc. trios. The Time Remembered CD captures the Washington Square Bar and Grill years. Giorni di Vino e di Rose CD is a more recent solo recording of all Henry Mancini songs..
Dick Fregulia's Stringalong Trio:
A piano-guitar-bass trio with Brandon Robinson and Steve Webber. on bass. Can be heard on I'll Stringalong With You CD.
Dick Fregulia's Bill Evans Tribute Trio:
A special-project trio playing in the repertoire and style of the Bill Evans Trio. Piro Patton is on bass and Jimmy Hobson on drums .Live concert performance at Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society (with Bill Moody on drums) can be heard on Re: Person I Knew CD. The trio can also be booked in combination with the screening of the 2016 feature length documentary film Bill Evans Time Remembered.
the Good Vibes Quintet/Shearing Project:
A tribute to the George Shearing Quintet, featuring the Good Vibes Quintet performing bebop tunes by Shearing, standards made popular by the quintet, and a tinge of Latin in the spirit of several Shearing recordings. A 7-track demo CD is available by contacting this website. Also see The Good Vibes Quintet Live at Kuumbwa CD, available at cdbaby.com.
All the above groups are available for live performance in the San Francisco Bay Area or Europe. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
Pianists Dick Fregulia and Dick Conte will each play a 50-minute set sharing the same rhythm section of Steve Webber on bass and Jimmy Hobson on drums. Admission is $20 at the door or on line at jbpiano.com.
Sand Dollar Restaurant, 3458 Shoreline Highway, Stinson Beach, CA
Piano-bass jazz duo, back for the Thanksgiving week. Great beach town bar and grill with straight-ahead jazz.
Lark Theater, 549 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA
Screening of the feature-length documentary Bill Evans Time Remembered preceded by a live set by the Dick Fregulia Bill Evans Tribute Trio (Piro Patton on bass, Jimmy Hobson on drums). For more information and online tickets go to Larktheater.net.
JB Piano Company, 540 Irwin St, San Rafael, CA
The Dick Fregulia Trio and the Dick Conte Trio will each play a 50-minute set at the new outdoor concert patio behind the JB Piano Company. Steve Webber will be on bass and Michael Aragon on drums for both sets. Light refreshments as well as beer and wine will be available. Outdoor seating.
$20 at door or online
Modern jazz piano for your dining and drinking pleasure.
Wine and dine and listen to good piano jazz.
Marin Joe's, Redwood Highway (101), Corte Madera, CA
Bebop, bossa novas, standards, and a few originals.
JB Piano Company, 540 Irwin Street, San Rafael, CA
Accompanied by Steve Webber on bass, Dick Conte and I will each play a
30-minute set of our own design, followed by an intermission. We will then play a two-piano set with the two Steinways on the stage.
$20 on line, $25 at door