For more than 60 years, saxophonist Charles McPherson has been one of the most expressive and highly regarded voices in jazz. His rich musical style, rooted in the blues and bebop, has influenced and inspired generations of musicians and listeners. Join Charles McPherson and MJI artistic director Mark Davis for a conversation about Charles’s amazing career. Taking place just two days before the 100th anniversary of Charlie Parker’s birth, Bird and bebop are sure to be part of the discussion. Attendees are invited to ask questions and hear about Charles’s incredible experiences. Interviewed by Mark Davis, pianist, educator, writer and composer.
Attendees need to reserve advance tickets. Attendees will receive a link and instructions an hour prior to the event to allow easy access to the workshop from a computer, tablet, or smartphone via Zoom Video Conferencing. Registration is open until 15 minutes before the start of the workshop. Links will be sent promptly to those who sign up just prior to the start time. (Be sure to check your SPAM/JUNK if you don’t find a message in your inbox.)
Participants will be able to see and hear the conversation through live video. Attendees will not be seen on video but will have the option of asking questions during the session. Please call (414) 234-5565 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need more info.