Rodney Whitaker & Jazz Music City in concert 2/2

 

Jazz Music City presents
 
 Rodney Whitaker
and the
Jazz Music City All-Stars
Feb 7, 2012 event Jazz music city
Contact email: jazzmusiccity@gmail.com

Saturday – February 2, 2013
Doors at 7, Concert at 7:30

Steinway Piano Gallery
Steinway Recital Hall
4285 Sidco Dr
Nashville, Tennessee 37204

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About the Artists:

Building on his Detroit roots and enormous talent, Whitaker has earned an international reputation as one of the world’s finest jazz double bass performers, having completed a seven-year tenure as bassist with Wynton Marsalis’ Septet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. He has toured the world over the last twenty-five years, collaborating and performing with legendary jazz artists such as Mulgrew Miller, Cyrus Chestnut, Vanessa Rubin, Kathleen Battle, Dianne Reeves, Cassandra Wilson, Diana Krall, Bob James, Benny Golson, Regina Carter, Pat Matheny, Nicholas Payton, Jimmy Cobb, Joshua Redman, Stefon Harris, Chick Corea, Kenny Garrett, Nnenna Freelon, Donald Byrd, Branford Marsalis, Jeff “Tain” Watts,Roy Hargrove, Dizzy Gillespie, and Marian McPartland, as well as performing with leading symphony orchestras world-wide. He is also the Artistic Director of the Michigan State University Professors of Jazz, former Artistic Advisor of Jazz @ Wharton Center, Director of Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Civic Jazz Orchestra and a member of the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra. In addition to continuing an active career as an internationally renowned bassist and recording artist, Rodney Whitaker currently holds the titles of Professor of Jazz Bass and Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University where he has built one of the leading jazz degree programs and performing faculty in the United States of America.

For this concert, Whitaker will be joined by the Jazz Music City All-Stars, featuring:

Rahsaan Barber, saxophones 
Rod McGaha, trumpet
Roland Barber, trombone
Bruce Dudley, piano
Marcus Finnie, drums  

For more information, email Jazz Music City: jazzmusiccity@gmail.com
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