I’m always excited to play with John and Steve! We have traveled the world “wreaking havock”…Musically… of course. If you love a broad spectrum of musical styles, this is a chamber music series you don’t want to miss.
I’m excited to play with Shana Tucker’s quartet! My trio will start the night off with some great selections from the American Songbook with a splash of contemporary gems. Be sure to get your tickets. This is a great Alamance County Arts fundraiser!
Dr. Ira Wiggins and the North Carolina Central University Jazz Faculty will present a concert at the Sharp Nine Gallery in Durham. This concert will feature several original compositions by the faculty. The concert will also celebrate the return of jazz saxophone professor Brian Horton to the distinguished faculty.
Jazz drummer Thomas Taylor, guest artist Jeff “Tain” Watts, and some of the Jazz percussion alumni will present a jazz concert and fundraiser in the B.N. Duke Auditorium on the campus of North Carolina Central University on Sunday Aug. 26, at 6 p.m.. This concert will honor NCCU Alum, Grady Tate. Earlier in the afternoon, there will be music and percussion-centered workshops starting at 3 p.m.
All proceeds will go to the Jazz Studies scholarship fund. The concert is $20.00 general admission for all attendees for the day. Go to the NCCU ticket office to buy your tickets in advance (www.nccu.edu/ticket-office/index.cfm). For more information, contact Thomas Taylor in the Department of Music at North Carolina Central University.
The UNCG Jazz Faculty (Chad Eby, Steve Haines, Thomas Taylor, Greg Hyslop, Ariel Pocock, Thomas Heflin) will kick of the school year with a performance for the Jazz students and other interested attendees. The performance with also introduce our new jazz trumpet professor Mr. Thomas Heflin!
Come out to hear some good Jazz and greet our new professor.
Tune into WNCU.org or set your radio station to 90.7 (WNCU) in you're in the proximity of Durham, NC on Wednesday! Eagle Jazz is a weekly collaboration with the Jazz Studies program at North Carolina Central University and our world class Jazz radio station WNCU. I will come and spend some quality time with Ben and pull music from his "Treasure Trove" of new Jazz music on the scene.
We always have a good time listening and learning about new and classic recordings. Be sure to let us know you're listening.