Category: Jazz

2018-19 Season Jazz Music
The journey behind Alfredo Rodriguez’s “The Little Dream”
Friday, September 7, 2018
Humble Beginnings “The Little Dream,” the title track of Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez’s fourth... [Read More]
2017-18 Season Jazz Music
Program Notes: Songs of Freedom
Monday, April 2, 2018
April 5, 2018 | LOEB PLAYHOUSE SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PERFORMANCE PARTNER Purdue University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,... [Read More]
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Photo by Dr Michael Seretny The Convos Piano Giving Circle brings together the Friends of Convocations who believe in... [Read More]
2017-18 Season Jazz Music
The Joey Alexander Trio
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Joey Alexander Trio will perform at Loeb Playhouse on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. This performance is... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Jazz
David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ band, Donny McCaslin Quartet, performs April 6
Thursday, March 9, 2017
With Jason Lindner, keyboards Nate Wood, bass Mark Guiliana, drums Donny McCaslin and his group surged onto the mainstream’s... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Jazz
Donny McCaslin accepts “Blackstar” GRAMMYs on behalf of David Bowie
Monday, February 13, 2017
David Bowie's Blackstar swept all five of its nominations at the 2017 GRAMMYs last night in Los Angeles. Donny McCaslin,... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Jazz Lecture Music
Jazz Meets Artificial Intelligence in this FREE Engagement
Friday, January 20, 2017
The topic of improvisation immediately calls to mind the powerful and singular vision of many great artists. Thelonious Monk’s... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Jazz Music
Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Friday, December 23, 2016
With ideological and economic isolation implemented amid the Cold War, Cuba has often seemed farther than 90 miles from the... [Read More]
2016-17 Season Education and Engagement Jazz Podcast
LISTEN: Sullivan Fortner & Friends Pre-Show Discussion
Monday, October 24, 2016
Composer, jazz pianist, and music educator Judd Danby and Don Seybold, host of WBAA’s Inside Jazz, led a pre-show discussion... [Read More]
Jazz Music
Get to know jazz pianist Sullivan Fortner
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
New Orleans native Sullivan Fortner got his start at age 7. By the time he was a teenager, he was well on his way to becoming... [Read More]