“Jazz At The G” is going to be hot, cool and Caribbean – Thursday, April 16th.
Special guest is Grammy Award winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St. Thomas, USVI. He’ll be performing Caribbean Flavored Jazz with The GRU Jazz Ensemble, a vibrant group of student artists from theGeorgia Regents University Music Department.
Parson’s musical foundation ranges from classical, jazz and pop to Reggae, calypso and African. During a career that’s spanned decades, he’s played with everyone from Milt Jackson and Terence Blanchard to Dianne Reeves and Freda Payne. Parson even did a stint on Broadway with the band for the movie “The Color Purple”.
Event: Jazz At The G featuring Dion Parson & GRU Jazz Ensemble with special guest, Wycliffe Gordon
Date: Thursday April 16, 2015
Location: Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on GRU’s Summerville Campus in Augusta
Tickets: Available at The Maxwell PAT box office, and at GRU.EDU/MaxwellTheatre
Ticket Pricing: General Public: $5 GRU students, faculty and staff: free with valid JagCard