Music Notes

Big Band Holidays—Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Celebrate the holiday season with a special program performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. There will be soulful big band arrangements of sacred and secular music, featuring classic instrumentals and creative, new versions of tunes like “White Christmas” and “Merry Christmas Baby.” The concert will also feature Veronica Swift and Vuyo Sotashe, two

Gabriel Brass Band Plays the Music of New Orleans

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear the enthusiastic sounds of the Gabriel Brass Band. This Detroit-based ensemble is known for getting an audience up and dancing. The band honors the rich history of New Orleans, while delivering their own unique sound through arrangements decorated with jazz and funk. This unique concert, at the library, will

Soulful Songwriters , The War and Treaty, Return to The Ark

The War and Treaty is a compelling songwriting duo comprised of married partners, Michael and Tanya Trotter. In addition to being accomplished songwriters, the two are extremely powerful vocalists who compliment each other with spot-on harmony. But, perhaps their true trademark is vulnerability. Michael and Tanya have made a point to be themselves on stage,

Guitar Legend Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny performs with an incredibly accomplished band featuring Antonio Sanchez on drums, Linda May Han Oh on bass, and Gwilym Simcock on piano.

Trumpet Virtuoso Arturo Sandoval At The Ark

Don’t miss an opportunity to see Arturo Sandoval in the intimate setting of The Ark.

The Collective Mind Of The Aizuri Quartet

The Aizuri Quartet has garnered critical acclaim for their dynamic performances throughout the world. Enjoy their beautifully crafted sound at Rackham Auditorium.

Laith Al-Saadi Joins The Motor City Horns For A Concert

See Laith Al-Saadi as he joins the Motor City Horns for an unforgettable concert.

A2SO Opening Night

Spend a night at the symphony for the premiere of a newly commissioned piece, Ann Arbor Saturday, by William Bolcom along with two of Gershwin’s most renowned works, Rhapsody in Blue and I Got Rhythm, and Dvorák’s New World Symphony.