Jack Cassidy and Symbia
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Jack Cassidy and Symbia

Chicago, Illinois, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2010 | SELF | AFM

Chicago, Illinois, United States | SELF | AFM
Established on Jan, 2010
Band Jazz Blues




"Real Music From Chicago"

Symbia..One of Chicago's funkiest and well known bands rocked navy Pier last night. Jack Cassidy's trumpet and vocals were in good form as they played music from their new Cd SYMBIA Chicago.Miles Davis bassist Richard Patterson was particularly on his game as was Guitarist Dale Prasco. Really something to see! - John Zdon

"SYMBIA at Katerinas"

"One of the best bands I've seen in a long time. Funky and rockin all night long. Great songs and alot of fun. " - Chicago Tribune


Jack Cassidy "Symbia" 2011
Junior Wells':"Better Off With The Blues," 1993
Lorraine Marie featured on 87.7 WLFM Chicago.
New Cd Symbia Featured music on NCL Cruises 2010-2011
Streaming on Jango



Jack Cassidy and Symbia has been a mainstay in the Chicago Music Scene for quite sometime now..

Jazz, Funk, R&B, Latin and World Music. We began in as the house band for the famed club "The Jazz Bulls". We were playing Jazz/Funk/Fusion, Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Yellowjackets, David Sanborn. We then developed into an exciting originals unit with some of the finest musicians in Chicago contributing.Music, including members of the Miles Davis Band.
Exotic, Soothing, and Very Funky.

Our New CD "Symbia" visits foreign lands while remaining true to its Chicago roots. Instrumentals and vocals combine to present a rich landscape of sound and excitement.
A guest at Millwaukees Summerfest and a regular at Chicago's Taste of Chicago!

Jack Cassidy Vocals, trumpet: has performed with Van Morrison.
Richard Patterson Bass: has performed with Miles Davis.
Khari Parker Drums: has performed with Boz Scaggs.
Dale Prasco Guitar:has performed with Mike Stern.
Paul Andre Percusion:has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Band Members