Jazz Tuesdays with Pat Prouty
April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Jazz Tuesdays is a weekly event featuring great jazz musicians from all over the state of Michigan. Each week brings in a different guest artist and a new experience.
Patrick Prouty is a veteran bassist/composer from Detroit, and has studied with Dan Pliskow at Wayne State University and Robert Hurst at the University of Michigan. Quickly making a name for himself in the fertile Detroit jazz and blues scene, Patrick has shared the stage and the recording studio with some of Detroit’s best jazz and blues artists, like Marcus Belgrave, Alberta Adams, Johnnie Bassett, Bill Heid, and Bettye Lavette. Also a busy composer and arranger, Patrick worked as the musical director of the Lucky Strike Swing Orchestra and has released four CD’s as a leader. Today he maintains a very busy performing schedule while balancing duties teaching bass students and directing the University Orchestra and Jazz Combos at U of M Flint.
Prouty will be joined by 2018 JAMM Tribute Artist Jeff Kressler, piano, and Jazz Tuesdays host and “resident drummer” Jeff Shoup. The host band and will play the first set at 7pm, followed by a jam session until 10.
Jazz Tuesdays is generously supported by Gregg Hill Publishing, the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, and INDe Drum Lab.