Art of Jazz: Rodney Whitaker – “Oasis: The Music of Greg Hill”Buffalo AKG Art Museum
1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
April 12, 2024
Starting: 3:00 PM
For more than two decades, the Art of Jazz series has been recognized as one of the premier jazz events in North America. Now, guests are invited to join the museum as this series makes its long-awaited return to the Buffalo AKG. Experience the awe-inspiring musical projects presented by Grammy Award&winners and nominees, competition winners, and some of the most talented artists, composers, and arrangers in jazz.
Prepare to be captivated by the musical talents of multiple Grammy Award&nominated bassist Rodney Whitaker and his quintet of jazz superstars as they present the music of jazz composer Gregg Hill. This stellar ensemble features the renowned Terell Stafford on trumpet and flugelhorn, the exceptional Tim Warfield on tenor and soprano saxophones, the brilliant Bruce Barth on piano, and the dynamic Dana Hall on drums. Adding to the allure of this specially commissioned performance, the captivating vocalist Rockelle Fortin will grace the stage for select songs.