The critical response to Stamm’s work has been highly enthusiastic. Downbeat reported that “Stamm has a gorgeous tone on the trumpet and flugelhorn, and he flies through the changes.” JazzTimes said that “the Memphis native has chops and talent in abundance. He can burn on bebop changes, or mellow out on a ballad, all the time maintaining the lucid consistency that enthusiasm and experience engenders.” Jazz Review states, “It is a pleasure listening to the work of Marvin Stamm, anytime! Stamm is a musician’s musician, performing flawlessly on his trumpet and flugelhorn.”
Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a hard bop and soul jazz pianist. Boasting a warm, finely burnished tone and a robust melodic and harmonic imagination, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander has been exploring new musical worlds from the outset.
Featuring Clint Holmes, Take 6, Nnenna Freelon and Kirk Whalum!
A finalist in both the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition and the 2015 American Pianists Association’s Fellowship, Cohen plays with the maturity and confidence of a seasoned veteran.
Mr. Person adds that all he wants is to give people “good solid melodies with some improvisation and plenty of blues feel.” He smiles, “You always want that dance feeling there, that happy, happy feeling.”
Pilobolus Dance Theater was founded in 1971 at Dartmouth College and has continually added collaborative players who challenge the way people think about Dance. Their Shadowlands show was seen by over a million people in its five-year world tour.
GYSP will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with a spring concert featuring students from the Mozart String Ensemble, Mendelssohn String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Explore an interactive gallery experience with visual artist Jin Powell and her exhibit titled See Me, Hear Me, I Am Human. Participants will take a guided tour of the gallery while exploring her inspirations and current techniques for creating art, including bamboo pens. Jin Powell is a sculptor, painter and drawer currently living in Memphis, TN.
Discover dance with a workshop designed for the absolute beginner taught by members of Memphis tap company The Hot Foot Honeys. This class will introduce you not only to basic single tap steps, rhythms and short combinations but also to the history of tap dance. No experience necessary. Tap shoes or hard sole shoes are recommended.
It’s time to celebrate all things sparkly and bright with this annual, holiday-inspired kids’ pajama party featuring GPAC favorite Farmer Jason. Join us early for winter-themed crafts in our lobby and stay after the show for a sweet bedtime treat!
A Brilliant Trio. Fleck, Hussain and Meyer, three of the most limitless creators and composers in the history of music...
Each Jazz in the Box has two performances at 7:00PM and 8:30PM unless otherwise noted. Sinne Eeg’s distinctive vocals and original compositions have earned her a loyal and rapidly growing fan base in her native country of Denmark...
In anticipation of Take Me to the River: New Orleans Live, we will screen an exclusive 40 minute preview that celebrates the cultural richness and diversity of the music of New Orleans. The evening will also feature a short Q&A with area guest musicians and industry professionals.