Eden Hall Summer Series: Jazz Night
Fee : Free!
Location : Eden Hall Campus: Hilda M. Willis Amphitheater
The Funky Fly Project – Opening Act.
The Funky Fly Project is a funk and jazz group operating out of Pittsburgh, PA consisting of Winston Bell, Henry Schultz, Brandon Terry, and Eric Dowdell Jr. A powerful combination of skill and virtuosic playing, you would never know by listening that each member of the project is less than nineteen years old. Developing a sound well beyond their age, the quartet fuse classic jazz styles with contemporary funk to create a unique sound that leaves listeners in awe.
Poogie Bell Band - Headlining Act
Born in Pittsburgh to father and renowned Jazz pianist, Charles Bell, Poogie Bell is a world renowned drummer, composer, arranger, and record producer. He has performed and recorded with Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross, Roberta Flack, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Erykah Badu, David Bowie, John Scofield, David Sanborn, Angelique Kidjo, Joe Sample, Al Jarreau, Vanessa Williams, Stanley Turrentine, Victor Wooten, Randy Crawford, and many more.
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