The Joy and Sorrow of Piedmont Blues

. March 5, 2018.
Gerald Clayton’s Piedmont Blues takes inspiration from the most authentic, stripped-down blues recordings, stretching it onto a canvas with an 8-piece band.
Gerald Clayton’s Piedmont Blues takes inspiration from the most authentic, stripped-down blues recordings, stretching it onto a canvas with an 8-piece band.

Gerald Clayton’s Piedmont Blues takes inspiration from the most authentic, stripped-down blues recordings, stretching it onto a canvas with an 8-piece band. Revered improvisers of Modern Jazz will bring the pianist’s vision to life on March 14 at the Michigan Theater. Clayton’s compositions and arrangements provide a unique perspective while paying homage to deeply historical music. Though this project is multi-layered, it carries a simple message; when faced with adversity, sing a song.

$26-$54
7:30pm | Wednesday, March 14
Michigan Theater. 603 East Liberty St.
734.668.8397 | michtheater.org

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