Polyrhythms presents The Corey Kendrick Trio
Sunday, May 21, 2017 6:00 PM
$10 GA // $15 reserved seating
Price for Workshop: FREE for kids, $5 for adults
For ticket information, call Polyrhythms: 309 373-0790
For additional information visit: www.polyrhythms.org
May 21st, Polyrhythms Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinee Series presents the final installment of the “CELEBRATE THE GIFT” Piano Series with The Corey Kendrick Trio, featuring Joe Vasquez on bass and Nicholas Bracewell on drums. A Jazz Demystifying Workshop begins at 3 pm, followed by a matinee concert from 6–8.
“We have been delighted with the musicianship, support and appreciation of the piano series”, said Nate Lawrence. “Each pianist in this series has been outstanding and the superb Corey Kendrick Trio represents the face of things to come in jazz”.
Iowa native, Corey Kendrick is a pianist, composer, and educator living in Detroit, MI. Although soft-spoken and mild-mannered, you wouldn’t know it when he sits down at the piano. A pianist with a deeply expressive touch and formidable technique, Kendrick makes his presence immediately known. Harmonically daring and melodically inventive, Kendrick’s talents have granted him the opportunity to share the stage with some of the finest jazz musicians in the world. Kendrick received his Master's in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University and has studied with Xavier Davis, Reggie Thomas, and Willie Pickens.
The Corey Kendrick Trio combines the infectious swing of the Oscar Peterson trio and the intricate interaction of the Bill Evans trio with a modern harmonic sensibility to create a truly dynamic group sound. Established while studying under Rodney Whitaker at Michigan State University, the Corey Kendrick Trio has developed their melody driven, straight ahead over three years of extensive performing. On their debut recording “Rootless” the Corey Kendrick Trio delves into the themes of life in transition and all the associated emotions, whilst exploring the sonic tapestry of the piano trio.
Polyrhythms is requesting (not mandatory) an additional $10 donation for each ticket for this series to help us pay for the piano restoration. For ticket information, call Polyrhythms: 309 373-0790. For additional information visit: www.polyrhythms.org.
Polyrhythms Third Sunday Jazz Series is made possible with major support of the RDA, the RME, QCArts and Visionary Arts as well as the support of Wells Fargo, Bowman Accounting, Peeples Heating & Air Conditioning, the Austin Family Charitable Fund, Cribbs Landscaping, the Goldstein Family Foundation, Greatest Grains, Radio station KALA, and DJ Mixxin Mel.