During the 2021-22 academic year, The Department of Music is hosting a year-long celebration of the legendary Charlie Parker. March 22, 2022 Master Class with “The Master" March 23, 2022 - Charlie Parker: Reverberations Presented in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center of African-American Arts + Culture, this multifaceted event will explore the influence […]
Charles McPherson-alto saxophone Jack Walrath-trumpet Craig Handy-tenor saxophone Theo Hill-piano Andy McKee-bass Chris Beck-drums The Mingus Dynasty Quintet featuring Jack Walrath and special guest artist Charles McPherson (who both worked extensively with Mingus) will honor the centennial year of legendary jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus with a three-city tour of Southern Arizona. More info...
The Mingus Dynasty Quintet Featuring Charles McPherson The Mingus Dynasty performs at the Century Room as part of their Southwest Mingus Centennial Tour! More info... Charles McPherson-alto saxophone Jack Walrath-trumpet Craig Handy-tenor saxophone Theo Hill-piano Andy McKee-bass Chris Beck-drums
Charles McPherson, alto saxophone Gilbert Castellanos, trumpet Russell Malone, guitar Rodney Whitaker, bass Gerald Clayton, piano Lewis Nash, drums This is his story, these are his songs. The second most recorded Jazz musician of all time, Thelonious Monk’s eccentric charisma, unique improvisational style, and percussive approach set the standard for – not just Jazz musicians, […]
Advanced Package Charles joins a distinguished list of Jazz Faculty Members for Stanford’s 50-year celebration. Check the link for all information about classes, performance opportunities, tuition, and auditions for the Advanced Seminar. Watch - Stanford jazz Camp: An Overview For young musicians with advanced jazz experience, SJW’s 2-week Advanced Package program features a 13-day immersion […]