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Caleb Curtis, saxophone & Marta Sánchez, piano

Ann Arbor native, and fixture on the New York jazz scene, Caleb Curtis performs with pianist Marta Sanchez whose latest album Partenika was one of the New York Times top 10 albums of 2015 in all genres. A variety of original compositions and selections from the vast repertoire of jazz will showcase their ability to create a unique sonic landscape of intriguing, evocative, and compelling music. Marta Sánchez, piano Caleb Curtis, saxophone Buy Tickets

All About the Trio

Ellen Rowe and her trio present a concert and lecture series exploring various aspects of the jazz piano trio. Ellen Rowe, piano Paul Keller, bass Sean Dobbins, drums  Buy Tickets Future performance:  May 12

Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow

Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow is a quintet made up of five of Chicago’s finest musicians. Performing all original material, they specialize in a style of jazz that is heavily influenced and blended with several other modern genres. Focusing on composition just as much as improvisation, they reveal stunning melodies hidden within complex time signatures. Shawn Maxwell, saxophone Buy Tickets

Lisa Hilton: jazz piano

American composer and pianist Lisa K. Hilton will be performing new compositions from her latest release, entitled OASIS – which is defined as: Something serving as a refuge or relief. Hilton’s expressive and impressionistic compositions explore the soundscape of jazz and blues alongside classical and modernist ideas fueled by the inspiration from past composers Count Basie, Horace Silver, George Gershwin, Robert Johnson as well as Rachmaninoff. Lisa Hilton, jazz piano Buy Tickets

All About the Trio

Ellen Rowe and her trio present a concert and lecture series exploring various aspects of the jazz piano trio. Ellen Rowe, piano Paul Keller, bass Pete Siers, drums Buy Tickets Future performances: April 7 • May 12

The Emmet Cohen Trio: A Handful of Keys

Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, swings through town with his all-star trio featuring Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s bassist, Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole, recently on tour with Cecile McLorin Salvant. Emmet Cohen has quickly become one of the most in demand jazz musicians in New York. A finalist in both the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition and the 2015 American Pianists Association’s Fellowship, Cohen plays with the maturity and confidence of a seasoned veteran. With astonishing …

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PD9 Sun Band

PD9, a side project from the Planet D Nonet is a heartfelt musical tribute to Sun Ra, “with a Detroit twist.” The Planet D Nonet is about swing, blues, space-age jazz and classic American songs all served with plenty of good humor. If you have not yet experienced Planet D Nonet, your groove tank is missing out on some serious fuel. Justin Jozwiak, alto sax Dan Bennett, tenor sax Goode Wyche III, baritone sax James O’Donnell, trumpet Allen Dennard, trumpet …

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Rising Stars with Sean Dobbins

Drummer Sean Dobbins showcases a featured “rising star” from Southeast Michigan. These concerts include music and conversation on all things jazz. Sean Dobbins, drums Buy Tickets

Mr. B’s Birthday Bounce

Jazz, boogie woogie and blues pianist Mark Lincoln Braun (a.k.a. Mr. B.) returns to Kerrytown Concert House for hisannual Birthday Bounce! Don’t wait to purchase tickets, this is one of our signature events! Mark Lincoln Braun, piano Buy Tickets