Kick the Cat is Chicago’s most highly acclaimed fusion ensemble. Since forming in 1996, the band has been wowing audiences with their high energy shows. Their compositions are grounded in the traditions of jazz, rock and funk and feature complex harmony, odd time signatures, and extended improvisations. The group’s spontaneity and uncanny communication make each of their live performances a unique adventure in interactive music-making.

Chris Clemente – bass
Chis Siebold – guitar
Vijay Tellis-Nayak – keys
Tom Hipskind – drums