Knoxville Jazz Orchestra Presents: NXT GEN Concert Series

  • Aug 28, 2022 7:30 PM - Nov 6, 2022 9:30 PM
  • Old City Performing Arts Center

    111 State Street
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Ticket Price $108.00 Buy Tickets
Description

August 28, 2022: THE MUSIC OF HORACE SILVER AND JIM HALL

The first concert in the NXT GEN Series will feature bandleaders Taber Gable and Jack Roben. Gable will open the evening with music dedicated to the funky, soulful, and one of the founding fathers of hard bop piano, Horace Silver. This set will uniquely dive into compositions, stylings, and artistry of Horace Silver as arranged by Taber Gable. Jack Roben will be featuring the music of guitarist Jim Hall. In addition to performing Hall’s compositions, Jack will be presenting original music inspired by the tasteful, introspective, and impressionistic qualities of Hall’s playing and writing. Join us for two sets of music that illustrate how the masters of jazz influence the NXT GEN.

This show takes place August 28, 2022 at 7:30 PM at the Old City Performing Arts Center in Downtown Knoxville. (Doors open at 7:00).
This concert series ticket bundle includes 3 concerts for just $108. A 10% savings over standard pricing. Single event tickets are $40 and will be available at www.knoxjazz.org beginning Monday, July 25th.
 

October 23rd, 2022:  THE MUSIC OF DONALD BROWN AND ROY HARGROVE

The second concert in the NXT GEN series will feature bandleaders Margherita Fava and Sam Adams. Adams will open the evening with a set dedicated to Knoxville’s very own jazz legend, the great Donald Brown. This set will feature arrangements of Brown’s music as well as Adams’ original compositions inspired by and dedicated to Mr. Brown. The night will continue with Margherita Fava’s tribute to late great composer and trumpeter Roy Hargrove, who’s musical voice influenced the sound of popular music from the 1990s onward. Don’t miss this opportunity to see two up-and-coming Knoxville based pianist-composers pay homage to the musical innovators who are impacting the NXT GEN!

This show takes place October 23, 2022 at 7:30 PM at the Old City Performing Arts Center in Downtown Knoxville. (Doors open at 7:00). 
This concert series ticket bundle includes 3 concerts for just $108. A 10% savings over standard pricing. Single event tickets are $40 and will be available at www.knoxjazz.org beginning Monday, July 25th.
 

November 6, 2022: NXTGEN BIG BAND

The third and final concert in the NXT GEN series will feature all four bandleaders of the previous shows: Taber Gable, Jack Roben, Margherita Fava, and Sam Adams. This special concert will debut the NXT GEN Big Band; a big band made up of Knoxville’s finest young jazz musicians and will feature original compositions and arrangements by Gable, Roben, Fava, and Adams. Join us to experience the sound of the NXT GEN!

This show takes place November 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM at the Old City Performing Arts Center in Downtown Knoxville. (Doors open at 7:00).
This concert series ticket bundle includes 3 concerts for just $108. A 10% savings over standard pricing. Single event tickets are $40 and will be available at www.knoxjazz.org beginning Monday, July 25th.
 

Date & Time

Aug 28, 2022 7:30 PM - Nov 6, 2022 9:30 PM

Venue Details

Old City Performing Arts Center

111 State Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902 Old City Performing Arts Center
River & Rail Theatre Company