We hope you will join us for a special jazz performance from Pharez Whitted. Pharez is a performer, composer, producer and educator, is a direct link to a famed jazz legacy. Whitted is the son of late-singer and bassist Virtue Hampton Whitted and the nephew of Locksley “Slide” Hampton, one of Indianapolis’ musical families. Pharez Whitted has performed with such notable musicians as Freddie Hubbard, Joe Lovano, Ahmad Jamal, Branford Marsalis, Ramsey Lewis and Kirk Whalum, to name a few. Mr. Whitted is currently Director of Jazz Studies at Chicago State University. Pharez Whitted is a Conn-Selmer clinician and a jazz mentor for Ravinia’s Music Performance Program.