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Blood Sweat & Tears

Thu, Nov 14 -
Sun, Nov 17, 2019




$50.50 ($6 Service fee Included) All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.


Vouchers, promotional certificates, donated gift certificates, student/military discounts, senior discounts, children under 12 free discounts and 2 for 1 cards are not applicable for this show.


Dimitiriou's Jazz Alley welcomes, for the first time ever, Blood, Sweat & Tears for four nights and six shows. Show times Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm. Show times Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Thusday and 5:30pm Friday - Sunday.

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It’s been five decades since drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends assembled the first group to successfully blend rock and jazz into a genre-crossing sound and style. So successfully in fact, that the band’s second album, Blood, Sweat & Tears, topped the Billboard charts for many weeks and beat out the Beatles’ Abbey Road for the prestigious Album of the Year Grammy award. That album produced three major hit singles: “You Made me so Very Happy,” “Spinning Wheel,” and “And When I Die.”

But now Colomby is looking for much more as he develops Blood Sweat & Tears into a contemporary voice, one that reaches beyond a single, nostalgic audience.

“I no longer want to target just one generation. That would be a mistake. With this updated version, I want this band to gain recognition with a wider audience. I want people of all ages to experience what this music has to offer.

Will Blood, Sweat & Tears have any of the original members?

“Not a chance,” says Colomby, who last performed with BS&T in 1975. I think of this band like baseball’s Yankees. “When you’re at a Yankee game you’re not going to see Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle or Lou Gehrig. What you do come to expect is a team of top-notch players upholding a tradition of winning. That’s the Yankee legacy. It what people expect from BS&T as well… brilliant musicians, singers, songs and arrangements.

Blood Sweat & Tears was the first allstar band and carries on that tradition to todays band. The best musicians in the world and yes that's a bold statement that the band can back up.

The new lead singer is Keith Paluso, who you may remember from "The Voice" 2018 season. Critics agree that Keith is the best singer since David Clayton-Thomas and thats a big statment.......Another find was Drummer Dylan Elise, Colomby found Elise on You Tube playing on the streets of New Zealand. Colomby tracked the young drummer down and offered him a job on the spot.

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