There are no obvious parallels in the music industry. Chicago native Kurt Elling is the greatest male jazz singer – or just jazz singer – of our time.
Genre-bending icons and Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke join forces to present a special night of incredible guitar and vocal wizardry.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica on D-Day, Monty Alexander was blessed with prodigious pianistic skills that were evident from age four, a fairly typical age for wunderkinds.
Born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, flutist Néstor Torres, whose father was a pianist-vibraphonist, began on drum set at age five and later, the saxophone and, of course, flute which he excelled.
Winner of both the Thelonious Monk and the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal competitions, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself, capturing her very essence.
Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Cyro Baptista is one of the premiere percussionists on the planet, leading his astonishing quartet on a virtuosic trek through myriad musical forms of the world.