Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra, under the vision and leadership of artistic director Rodney Whitaker, presents an evening of unforgettable hits from the Great American Songbook, blues, soul and jazz favorites, sung by some of Orlando’s best jazz and R&B vocalists.
MD plays trombone in this excellent jazz orchestra directed by the great Rodney Whitaker.
Carhartt Amphitheater Stage @ Detroit Jazz Festival
The iconic, award winning music from Michael Brecker's "Wide Angles" will be performed featuring Joe Lovano, Donny McCaslin, Rick Margitza on saxophone, Gil Goldstein on piano, John Patitucci on bass, Brian Blade on drums/percussion, and a local quindectet
Trombone Faculty - directed by Prof. Rodney Whitaker at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI If you are interested in attending for 2017 email me asap. Here is an article from last year http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/msu-hosts-first-ever-big-band-symposium/
Looking forward to some Texas hanging, ya'll! Come by if you are in the area.
I'm happy to be the 2017 Guest Artist for the SHSU Bill Watrous Jazz Festival directed by Dr. Aric Schneller. Please visit the website for more information: http://www.shsu.edu/academics/music/events-and-special-events/jazz-festival/
Live from Cook Recital Hall in the Music Building at Michigan State University 8PM. Get your tickets early- this show features my amazing colleagues Etienne Charles, Diego Rivera, Xavier Davis, Randy Napoleon, Randy Gelispie led by the man himself, Rodney Whitaker.