Jamey Aebersold Quartet in concert at the University of Evansville

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet will perform in concert as part of the Jazz Guest Artist Concert Series on Sunday, March 24, at 4:00 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall on UE’s campus.

In addition to Aebersold on alto and tenor saxophones, pianist Gabe Evens, bassist Tyrone Wheeler, and drummer Jonathan Higgins will perform. All are among the most sought-after jazz artists in the Midwest.

Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for Evansville Jazz Society members and $5 for students with ID. Tickets can be obtained by contacting the UE Department of Music at 812-488-2754 or may be obtained at the door.

The Jazz Guest Artist Concert Series is co-sponsored by the University of Evansville and the Evansville Jazz Society.

Aebersold is one of the world’s best known jazz educators, in addition to having established an outstanding reputation as a saxophonist. The National Endowment for the Arts has honored Aebersold by naming him a “Jazz Master” in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Among his many endeavors are the renowned Jamey Aebersold Jazz Camps, held annually at various locations around the US and in other countries, and the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-along Records, now numbering over 130 volumes, which are widely used in jazz education all over the world.

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