UM Jazz Showcase
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With Special Guest: Melissa Aldana
April 7, 2022 @ 8:00 pm$15, Reserved $25; $5 with student ID Student ticket for purchase in person from MUTO or The Ark Box Office
Please Note: Proof of Vaccination is required for admission. By purchasing a ticket you agree that you and your guests will comply with all laws, orders, ordinances, regulations and health and safety guidance adopted by the State of Michigan, the County of Washtenaw and The Ark, including any guidelines in place at the time of the show. Attendees who do not comply will be asked to leave. Policies will be updated as circumstances and requirements change in our community. Please review The Ark’s current COVID-related information before attending a show.
This show features students and faculty from the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the U-M. Chilean jazz saxophonist Melissa Aldana, whom JazzTimes has praised for “savvy subversions of jazz’s modern mainstream,” is special guest. Aldana’s 2019 album “Visions” took artist Frida Kahlo as a theme, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Improvised Jazz Solo. Check out some of the next generation’s jazz artists as they spread their wings and interact with a nationally known soloist!