Nationally recognized jazz singer and arranger Dr. Tim Buchholz retakes the stage in Merrill—joined by seven other fantastic regional jazz artists—featuring arrangements from their recently released album “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.” The octet consists of jazz musicians who are faculty members at five different Universities across the state, each with national/international performing credits. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a fresh edition of the Great American Songbook as arranged and performed by one of the finest up-and-coming Jazz arrangers.
Singer Suzanne Davis takes us on amazing journey with a heartfelt tribute to Carole King. This Tapestry tribute channels both Carole at the piano as well as her original and endearing stage presence. Fans–past, present, and future–will appreciate the organic and respectful salute to a music icon who has had an enduring influence on popular music.
The Chicago Harp Quartet, founded in 2012, has quickly established itself as the leading harp ensemble in the United States. A Chicago treasure, the Quartet is dedicated to presenting innovative, charismatic and forward-thinking performances that include original transcriptions as well as new commissions from composers across the globe. Prepare yourself for a unique evening with the “music of the angels.”
Celebrate the legendary songs and performers that define Motown and soul music: Gladys Knight, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Diana Ross, Barry White, James Brown and more. Backed by a live band, Masters of Soul is the ultimate stroll down memory lane; and for all generations, the show offers the opportunity to experience an era in our country’s history that produced many of the greatest music acts ever recorded.