Nick Tountas, a Chicago bass player, and legend in his own time, has passed. Today, Friday, February 3, 2012, Nick peacefully died at Glenbrook Hospital in north suburban Glenview. More about Nick Tountas in Neil Tesser’s article today:
We met Nick in December 2009 when we visited our friends Jim Ryan and John Bany who were playing at on a Thursday night at Chambers in Niles.
Photo by Chicago Studio Club, all rights reserved.
Tommy Muellner on piano, Rusty Jones on drums and Nick Tountas on upright bass, LIVE at Chambers Restaurant, 6881 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL where they have LIVE MUSIC events Thursday thru Sunday evenings! Check them out: http://thechambersonline.com/ to see which of their live music event suits you best, as they quite a variety!
More on Tommy at: http://www.tommujazz.com/ . More about Rusty at: http://www.chicagostudioclub.net/2009/12/rusty-jones/
Jim Ryan on piano and Nick Tountas on upright bass play along as drummers are changing from Charlie Braugham to Rusty Jones at The Chambers, 6881 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL.
Click on Nick’s Hopalong CD cover to learn more/purchase!
http://thepointandshootist.wordpress.com/2009/12/26/nick-tountas/ , has another nice photo of Nick on bass from the night we were at Chambers.