- $20 General
- $15 Members
- $10 Full-Time Students
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Join The Marcus Shelby Quintet for a stunning concert celebrating the evolution of American social movements through music, from the founding era to today.
For this special musical presentation, the quintet will play music drawn from original Shelby compositions about Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and other pivotal figures in American history. The concert will also showcase re-arranged standards, blues music, pop songs, rhythm and blues, poetry, and narration, all highlighting how music was and is an integral part of creating the United States. Featuring Tiffany Austin (vocals, narration), Howard Wiley (tenor sax), Adam Shulman (piano), Jeff Marrs (drums), and Marcus Shelby (bass, narration).
THE PERFORMANCE BY THE MARCUS SHELBY QUINTET IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK (NPN) PERFORMANCE RESIDENCY PROGRAM. FOR MORE INFORMATION: WWW.NPNWEB.ORG.
PIANO GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BY HOLLYWOOD PIANO COMPANY, EST. 1928, THE OFFICIAL PIANO PROVIDER OF THE SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
*Arrive early and visit the galleries—Creating the United States and related exhibitions will remain open until 8:00 p.m. Program ticketholders gain free gallery admission.
Creating the United States
On view now through February 17, 2013