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America’s Art Form Concert: “The Blues /Jazz Connection”
August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
What: America’s Art Form Concert: “The Blues /Jazz Connection”
When: 8/10/22 @ 6pm
Who: Ages 18+
No Registration Required, Free to the Public
This program will explore some of the aspects of blues and jazz that intersect. The band will demonstrate how certain songs can be played in either genre.
Lead musician Marquis Hunt, a.k.a. MarQuis, is a Stellar Award nominated recording artist most noted for his soprano sax ability. MarQuis has performed, written, and produced for Grammy and Dove Award-nominated albums. This Delta-born Arkansas native has gathered a band of musicians called MOOD who together make up over fifty years of combined professional and skillful experience. His brand of jazz is soulful, sultry, spirited, and smooth. MarQuis is also a published writer and poet, and he is known to combine elements of spoken word with his live performances.