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Indy Jazz Fest Band: Tribute to Slide Hampton
The Indy Jazz Fest Band performed at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Thursday, September 13, 2012. The concert was a tribute to Slide Hampton with Slide joining the band on a few numbers. Here are some pictures from this fantastic event!
Ralph Adams Lifetime Achievement Awards
2010 Ralph Adams Lifetime Achievement Awards were held at The Jazz
Kitchen on October 17th. The night included performances by Clifford
Ratliff and the Indy Jazz Company and The Derrick Gardner Quartet.
Before the show was a panel discussion featuring this year's recipients
of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Those who received the Ralph Adams Lifetime Achievement Award this year are trumpeters Clifford Ratliff and Jim Edison, drummer Mad Harold Cardwell, pianist Marvin Chandler and saxophonist Bill Penick.
Here are some highlights from the historic evening!
Pie Your Professor
WICR and Polk Food Services sponsored the Pie Your Prof. event to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Various Professors at the University of Indianapolis volunteered to be pied in the face by the highest bidding student.
Check out the hilarity!
Want to see video footage of the event? Click here!
Animals and All That Jazz
The Indianapolis Zoo presented weekly jazz concerts during the summer of 2010. Various performers took the stage each week, while guests enjoyed the scenery of the zoo. Here is the line up of the performers:
- July 15 - Harvey and the Bluetones
- July 22 - Sizzlin' Gregg Bacon
- July 29 - Goldie and Exquisitely Yours
- August 5 - Cool Chillies!
12 - Heather and Blair
- August 19 - The Michael Houston Group
Check out the pictures from the six nights of Animals and All That Jazz!
Jazz at the Point
Jazz at the Point takes place every other Wednesday evening at the Eagle Creek Park Marina. Every other week, a different Jazz ensemble takes the stage to provide a free concert.
Here's the Summer 2010 Line Up
for Jazz at the Point:
June 16 - Mike Clark
June 30 - Bossa Rio Sextet
July 14 - Cynthia Lane
July 28 - Rob Dixon
August 11 - Pharez Whitted
August 25 - Frank Glover
The view is wonderful, the tunes are hot and WICR captured it all!
Check this album to see what artists are stopping by and what we're up too!
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