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$20 Tickets To See Dionne Farris & The Russell Gunn Quartet This Friday & Saturday, April 26th-27th At The Music Hall In Detroit

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Dionne Farris & The Russell Gunn Quartet

This Friday & Saturday, April 26th-27th, 2013 (8 & 10 PM)
Season End Savings From Jazz CafeTickets $20

Jazz Cafe is cutting ticket prices as a “Thank You to Detroit ” for a great Jazz Cafe Season, is offering $20 Tickets for the Grammy winning Dionne Farris ( ” I Know”) hybrid project with innovative and renegade trumpeter, Russell Gunn this Friday and Saturday.

2 Shows each night, Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27th 8PM & 10 PM

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Hugh Masekela At The Music Hall April 4th

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts is proud to bring legendary trumpeter and bandleader, Hugh Masekela for one night, Thursday, April 4th at 8PM. Hugh Masekela is a world-renowned flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer and defiant political voice who remains deeply connected at home, while his international career sparkles.

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Music Hall Brings Back Fela! With Michelle Williams Feb. 12-17

(Detroit, MI) Producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith presents an encore one week return engagement of the hit multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway musical FELA! at the historic Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, with -opening Tuesday, February 12th, with performances through Sunday, February 17th, 2013. Fela! is the musical, based on the life of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

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The Latin Jazz All Stars Jan 26th At Detroit’s Jazz Cafe

Nestor Torres

(Detroit, MI) Jazz Café welcomes back, M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars for one hot and spicy night – and two shows, Saturday, January 26, 2013 with two sets 8pm and 10pm

M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars are a phenomenal ensemble that features the current masters of Afro Cuban, Salsa, Brazilian, and Latin Jazz. This year’s version includes Jazz Cafe veterans, pianist, Arturo O’Farrill and percussionist, Chembo Corniel who have each headed their own groups here, are joined by Flautist, Nestor Torres and Steve Berrios on drums.

The Latin Jazz All Stars are a phenomenal ensemble that features the current masters of Afro Cuban, Salsa, Brazilian, and Latin Jazz. Combined, these talented musicians have played with an enormous range of greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Candido, Art Blakey, Grover Washington, Max Roach, Paquito D’Rivera, Paul Simon and Dionne Warwick just to name a few.

Arturo O’ Farrill


Arturo O’Farrill is a Jazz Café favorite, who recently played the Jazz Café earlier this Fall with his blistering trio and will lead this iteration of the Latin Jazz All Stars with his Afro-Cuban flavored playing which is second to none in the idiom. Grammy Award nominated, Conga-playing Chembo Corniel divides his performance time between his two musical loves: Latin jazz and “old-fashioned salsa that swings.”

Line up-
Nestor Torres – Flute
Arturo O’Farrill – Piano
Chembo Corniel – Conga Drums
Steve Berrios – Drums

Tickets: $30 Advance $40 Door – Available at The Music Hall Box Office or Ticketmaster.

Jazz Café
350 Madison
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 887-8501
www.musichall.org
www.jazzcafedetroit.com

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Luis Resto Solo CD Release “One Small Light” Featuring “The Cut” /Premiere Performance/ Jan 24/ Jazz Cafe

(Detroit, MI) Jazz Cafe is proud to present two public premieres featuring a Detroit music icon, the composer, EMINEM collaborator and performer, Luis Resto who will release his newest CD, “One Small Light” and also perform the ongoing and evolving performance piece, “The (Dequindre) Cut”, Thursday, January 24th at 9PM.
“The Cut” is collaboration between musician Luis Resto and photographer Michelle Andonian.
This live multi-media performance is inspired by and visually explores the de-industrialized track that runs behind Eastern Market with music blending traditional instruments with electronic ones and an ever-evolving multi media presentation.

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