U-M Jazz Showcase featuring drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts

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April 18 @ 8:00 pm $20 $5 students

University of Michigan jazz students and professors tear it up
Jeff "Tain" Watts

This show features students and faculty from the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the U-M, along with a prominent special guest each year. This year’s guest is drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts. Tain spent his formative years with Wynton and Branford Marsalis, and his writing skills now command equal attention, highlighted by a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition. Watts has recorded and toured with George Benson, Harry Connick Jr, Kenny Garrett, Michael Brecker, Kenny Kirkland, Courtney Pine, Geri Allen, Alice & Ravi Coltrane, Greg Osby, McCoy Tyner, Steve Coleman & Fort Apache. Check out some of the next generation’s jazz artists as they spread their wings and interact with a nationally known percussion soloist!


April 18 2024
Doors Open:
7:30 PM
Show Starts:
8:00 pm
$20 $5 students
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The Ark
316 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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