Evansville Jazz Society Concert

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

4:00 p.m.

Krannert Fine Arts Building, Wheeler Concert Hall, University of Evansville Campus, 1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN

Saxophonist Michael Tray has developed a special affinity for the culture and people of Brazil, and especially for jazz as influenced by Brazilian music.  He has traveled and performed extensively there, and his latest CD was recorded in Brazil.

Michael and his jazz quintet, “Hora Certa” will perform in Wheeler Concert Hall on Sunday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m., continuing the Jazz Guest Artist Concert Series, cosponsored by the Evansville Jazz Society and the University of Evansville.

HORA CERTA (meaning "right time") celebrates the music of Brazilian masters and contemporary composers/artists. The ensemble specializes in performing the many varied styles and rhythms that are unique to Brazil. The ensemble is led by saxophonist Michael Tracy, Director of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program at the University of Louisville, and features Brazilian musicians bassist Hamilton Pinheiro and percussionist Kiko Sebrian. Joining the group are pianist/keyboardist Winton Reynolds and drummer Terry O'Mahoney. The ensemble features original material from the recently released CD HORA CERTA in addition to music by world-renowned Brazilian composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Moacyr Santos, Egberto Gismonti, and more.

This will be an exciting and exceptionally interesting concert. Admission is $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for Evansville Jazz Society members and $5.00 for students with I.D.  Tickets can be obtained by contacting the UE Department of Music at 812/488-2754, or may be obtained at the door.

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