Jazz After Hours, featuring Rodney Whitaker
7pm, Broad MSU
Jazz at the Broad MSU, After Hours, is an evening jazz program with renowned jazz artists that highlights the intersection of jazz and the visual arts. This event features Rodney Whitaker, internationally renowned Mack Avenue recording artist, jazz bassist, professor of jazz double bass, director of Jazz Studies and artistic director for the Professors of Jazz at Michigan State University where he has built one of the most distinguished jazz degree programs and performing faculty in the United States. Whitaker, with one of the most undeniably distinctive bear- sized bass tones, is considered to be one of the leading bass performers and teachers of the jazz double bass in the United States.
*A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on the night of the event for an additional $3.00
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Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University is committed to exploring international contemporary culture and ideas through art. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, the museum features a striking façade of pleated stainless steel and glass, signaling the museum and the university’s dynamic vision. More than 70 percent of the 46,000-square-foot facility is dedicated to exhibition space. The museum is named for Eli and Edythe Broad, longtime supporters of Michigan State University, who provided the lead gift for the museum.