One of the rising stars of jazz, Sullivan Fortner, makes a visit to Buffalo with a stellar ensemble. One of several great events featuring jazz happening around town.
Sullivan Fortner has fast gained attention in the jazz world. Find out why by going to this event.
7 pm Pre-concert Conversation: Raise Up Off Me Series producer Bruce Eaton discusses the remarkable life and music of West Coast be-bop piano legend Hampton Hawes. Sullivan Fortner The latest in a line of New Orleans piano phenoms stretching back to Jelly Roll Morton, pianist Sullivan Fortner has been hailed as “a wondrous player, light of touch and vested with a fleet, dazzling power” (The New York Times). Since winning the prestigious American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Fortner has been heard…
Krista Seddon’s unique lecture-performance series continues with a segment entitled:Blue Rondo a la Turk: The Inner World of Dave Brubeck.
Krista Seddon Lecture Performance Series: “Marian McPartland & Friends: A Celebration of a Life in Music”
Pianist, Krista Seddon, will embark on a yearlong lecture performance tour September 23, 2018, featuring the life and work of jazz great, Marian McPartland. As the world posthumously celebrates McPartland’s 100th birthday, Buffalo, New York will host a rare, seven-concert series featuring McPartland’s signature portraits against the backdrop of her life as an artist and champion of some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians. The Buffalo series, sponsored by the Katharine Pratt Horton Buffalo Chapter of the National Society of…