Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at the Gantt Center with The Standard featuring saxophonist Harvey Cummings II.
The Standard Jazz Series creates an opportunity for fans and students alike to enjoy, learn and explore the building blocks and instruments used in jazz music. Master class instructor Harvey Cummings II will invite participants of all levels to engage with the band as they trace the story of America’s classical music – jazz – in a live performance workshop and discover everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-jazz with an Q&A session and interactive musical demonstrations.
The afternoon will conclude with a teaching artist showcase of jazz music featuring phenomenal musicians for a unique blend of straight-ahead jazz and cool vibes. Get ready for an unforgettable, multi-sensory experience that unites contemporary elements with the rich history of jazz culture.