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March 2019

Lisa Hilton: jazz piano

March 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaEp-EsU8mw

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April 2019

Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow

April 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc5u9SygSW0

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All About the Trio: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan with special guest Sunny Wilkinson

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Back by popular demand, Ellen Rowe and her trio present a concert/lecture series exploring the jazz trio. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the foundations of jazz with the insight of some of the region's most swingin' all-stars.​​ Pianist, composer, and educator Ellen Rowe and her trio pay tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan ​with acclaimed jazz vocalist, Sunny Wilkinson. Sunny has been on the jazz faculty at Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, Cal State Northridge, Fullerton College, and the ...

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Rising Stars with Sean Dobbins featuring Austin Aldrich

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Drummer Sean Dobbins showcases Austin Aldrich, a junior at Huron High School Austin plays the bass in jazz programs at Community High School, the Huron River Rat Jazz Orchestra and Spartan Youth Jazz Orchestra of Community Music School-Detroit. Austin started his musical journey on the electric bass guitar at the Ann Arbor Music Center and at 9 years old he made his onstage debut at the Ypsilanti, Mich., Tap Room with the classic rock cover band, The Infernal Chimps. When ...

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May 2019

Caleb Curtis, saxophone & Marta Sánchez, piano

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Caleb Wheeler Curtis and Marta Sanchez will be returning for another spectacular duo performance of original compositions, improvisations and jazz standards showcasing their dynamic and highly developed approaches to saxophone and piano. "The music Marta Sanchez writes gets intricate, but she also gets memorable effects using simple means. That's part of what she gets from pop or medieval music. She can make a melody out of one note and the right rhythm. Jelly Roll Morton called that kind of spark ...

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All About the Trio: Celebration of Mothers

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Sponsored by : Don & Betty Chisholm 

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