Tag: Jazz

2019-20 Season Music
Cameron Graves – Planetary Prince
Monday, August 26, 2019
If Cameron Graves played electric guitar instead of piano, his debut solo album, Planetary Prince, would be a heavy-metal... [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]
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]
2016-17 Season Jazz Music
New Orleans jazz pianist, accompanied by Indy musicians, to perform Oct. 22 at Purdue
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Pianist Sullivan Fortner, New Orleans native and winner of the 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz,... [Read More]