ELLEN ROWE's ALL ABOUT THE TRIO
CELEBRATING OSCAR PETERSON!
Sunday, June 6th @ 4:15 PM EST
This concert is generously sponsored by Charles & Linda Borgsdorf.
KCH is happy to welcome back jazz pianist Ellen Rowe’s All About the Trio, with Ellen at the piano, Paul Keller playing bass, and Pete Siers on drums! Presenting a program of selections from his We Get Requests album, as well as other favorite Peterson arrangements (“Stella by Starlight”, “Let’s Fall in Love”), Ellen, Paul, and Pete will take us through the unique musical life of iconic pianist, arranger, and composer.
Join us on June 6th! There’s nothing like a Sunday afternoon of jazz to round out the weekend!
Ellen Rowe, jazz pianist and composer, is currently Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the University of Michigan. She is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, and previously served as Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Connecticut. Winner of the Hartford, CT Advocate Readers’ Poll for Best Acoustic Jazz, Ms. Rowe has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, South Africa, and Australia. CDs out under her own name include “Sylvan Way”, “Wishing Well”, “Denali Pass” and “Courage Music.” Her latest project, “Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion”, was released in January of 2019. When not leading her own trio, quartet or quintet, she is in demand as a sideman, having performed with a wide variety of jazz artists. Ms. Rowe’s compositions and arrangements have been performed and recorded by jazz ensembles and orchestras around the world, and she was recently a composer-in-residence at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is on the Board of the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers and also serves as the Coordinator for the JEN Sisters In Jazz Collegiate Combo Competition, in addition to being an in-demand clinician.