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Davina and the Vagabonds

May 10 2018 to May 11 2018 Scott Recital Hall

Minneapolis band Davina and the Vagabonds breathes new life into old-school jazz. Their lively performances are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger and tender gospel. 

Mark Guilana Jazz Quartet

Nov 03 2018 Scott Recital Hall

Rising star Mark Guiliana is in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music. Hailed as “one of the most influential drummers of his generation” by JazzTimes, the young artist blends virtuosity on the acoustic drums with artfully deployed electronic beats and processing.

Sidewalk Chalk

Jan 25 2019 Scott Recital Hall

Chicago-based band Sidewalk Chalk transcends genre with a wholly original sound that combines jazz, funk, hip-hop and R&B. The Chicago Tribune raves, “While many bands strive hard for originality, it’s unlikely that any of them could best Sidewalk Chalk.” Comprised of an emcee, vocalist, drummer, bassist, keys player, trombonist and trumpeter, this powerhouse group has audiences and critics alike abuzz with excitement!

Etienne Charles: Creole Soul

Feb 22 2019 Scott Recital Hall

Trumpeter and bandleader Etienne Charles explores his musical roots in Creole Soul! He buoyantly taps into a myriad of styles from his Afro-Caribbean background including calypso and Haitian voodoo music. Charles performs with the dynamic stage presence befitting an artist who has worked with the likes of Roberta Flack, René Marie, David Rudder, Wynton Marsalis and more.

Veronica Swift featuring the Benny Green Trio

Mar 14 2019 Scott Recital Hall

At just 23, swinging singer Veronica Swift is quickly making her mark on the jazz world. Possessing a rare combination of technical command and depth of feeling that belies her age, she won second place in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition and has performed at top venues across the nation. Don’t miss this young star on the rise in the 1200 Club!

Velvet Caravan

Apr 06 2019 Scott Recital Hall

Velvet Caravan blends gypsy, honky-tonk, swing and Latin-upbeat tunes from all over the world with thunderous virtuosity and a relentless sense of humor. Whether on the big stage with a full orchestra or in an intimate jazz club, the Savannah, Georgia-based quintet remains pours violin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, accordion, keyboard and percussion into a gumbo of lively music.

Thornetta Davis

May 10 2019 Scott Recital Hall

Experience the soulful sounds of “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues,” Thornetta Davis! A respected singer and talented songwriter, Davis possesses a strong voice, melodic command and smooth delivery that have been exciting and wowing audiences around the world for over 30 years. Backed by a great band of veteran Detroit musicians, she tells her stories with incredible delivery, always leaving her audiences wanting more.


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