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Coming Up Live at the Clifton Center!
The 2014-15 Live at the Clifton Center season has already presented the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Leo Kottke, a Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music, a Festival of Iraqi art and culture, Miguel Zenón and his quartet, and much more, but we're just getting started!
Join us for the return of the great jazz vocalist Jane Monheit; bluegrass supergroup the Earls of Leicester, featuring Jerry Douglas; the incredible Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara; and much, much more! Click here to see the complete lineup.
The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble
The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble specializes in performing the many varied styles and rhythms that are unique to Brazil. It is led by saxophonist Mike Tracy, Director of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program at the University of Louisville, and features Brazilians musicians pianist Diego Lyra Medieros and bassist Andrey Junca Goncalves.
Thursday, January 29
($10 (free for U of L students))
Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus
Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus have a knowledge of old time music that runs deep, with lines back to their Kentucky and North Carolina ancestors, and the two musicians have come to represent the best of those who seek to preserve the deepest parts of their traditions while sharing the soul of the music with contemporary audiences everywhere.
Wednesday, February 25
Jane Monheit performs Hello Bluebird, Celebrating the Jazz of Judy Garland
Monheit has been a leading light in both the jazz and cabaret worlds since emerging as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute’s 1998 vocal competition. In addition to her own recordings, she has worked alongside the likes of Terence Blanchard, Tom Harrell, and Ivan Lins. This concert is part of the Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt American Masters Series.
Sunday March 1