Friday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
Emmet Cohen with the UIndy Jazz Ensemble
Winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards and recipient of the Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz, Emmet Cohen returns as artist-in-residence at the University of Indianapolis for an evening of solo performances and big band collaborations. The first half of the evening is devoted to Cohen as solo pianist. He teams with the UIndy Jazz Ensemble to conclude the concert. Cohen has appeared in the Monterey, Newport, North Sea, and Edinburgh jazz festivals among others, and at many famous music venues, including Rose Hall and the Kennedy Center. He has also played in legendary international jazz venues such as Birdland, the Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazzhaus Montmartre, and Ronnie Scott’s.
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