April 16 | 8PM
Multi GRAMMY® Award-winning internationally acclaimed recording artist, pianist/singer/composer Eliane Elias’ distinctive musical style is one of the most unique and immediately recognizable sounds in jazz. She blends her Brazilian roots and alluring voice with her virtuosic instrumental jazz, her classical skills, and her compositional skills, while she consistently displays her pianistic mastery and ability to integrate the many artistic roles she takes on.
JazztTalk with Doug Auwarter begins at 7pm. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Jeff Lorber Trio
April 23 | 8PM
Grammy Award-winning keyboardist, composer, and producer Jeff Lorber has, over the course of 42 years and 24 albums, pioneered the post-fusion sound of contemporary jazz with his radio-friendly, groove-oriented instrumental music.
JazzTalk with Steve Paddock begins at 7pm. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
For additional information call the Folly Theater box office – 816-474-4444.
The origin of jazz lies in another great Black American art form: the blues. But the relationship that Kansas City jazz has with the blues is unique, maintaining a strong association throughout the past century.…