Tag: Jazz

Artemis
Friday, January 17, 2020
“Their set played like an expertly crafted mixtape, moving from a knotty version of Thelonious Monk’s Brilliant Corners... [Read More]
Harlem 100
Friday, November 1, 2019
The Harlem Renaissance represented an explosively creative, resolutely empowering era—a cornucopia of expression and entertainment... [Read More]
Cameron Graves
Thursday, September 26, 2019
“His contrastingly romantic and ardent chord-work suggest what Rachmaninoff might have sounded like if he’d played in... [Read More]
2019-20 Season
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cameron Graves
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Hailed by Rolling Stone as “the house pianist for the party at the end of the universe,” Cameron Graves is revitalizing... [Read More]
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]
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 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 Music Podcast
Podcast: Mavis Staples Pre-Show Discussion
Friday, November 4, 2016
James Dekle, Purdue Black Cultural Center Artist-in-Residence, discussed Mavis Staples and her influence on gospel music... [Read More]