Music Performance
Mark Dresser kicks off the Solos and Duos Series with a solo bass recital.

September 18, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

With a dozen musicians, this little orchestra from Portland, Oregon has become an international phenomenon playing its retro-hip multilingual repertoire.

September 20, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Regina Carter is a knockout jazz violinist performing Southern Comfort, a program of songs and music from her father’s home state of Alabama.

October 9, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The intergenerational partnership of Darius Jones (alto saxophone) and Matthew Shipp (piano) features one of New York’s most talked about young talents and one of its most established and prolific veterans.

October 23, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Beninese Afro-pop spitfire Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning recording artist deemed "Africa's premier diva" by Time Magazine.

October 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Compelling and multi-faceted pianist Jeremy Denk received Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award and the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize. 

November 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Grammy winner Jack DeJohnette, one of the greatest drummers in the history of the genre, performs with Ravi Coltrane (sax) and Matthew Garrison (bass).

November 21, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

A Chicago Underground Duo concert contains both composed and improvised music, with powerful grooves along with ambient sound structures, folk song simplicity and polyrhythmic bursts of energy with lyrical melodic vignettes.

December 4, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Part of the 16th annual Billy Taylor Jazz Residency. Warren Wolf has an impressive background playing the vibraphone, marimba, drums and piano.

February 5, 2015
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Charismatic nine-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri has a career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras.

February 18, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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