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Sat. Feb 23: Honoring Black History Month Marcus Elliot Trio

This homage to African-American music and composers features saxophonist Marcus Elliot leading his trio with bassist Brian Juarez and drummer Everett Reid. They’ll perform innovative and legendary jazz from bebop to avant garde. A delicious soulfood-inspired dinner is included. Click photo for more info.

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Saturday, March 23: Musique Noire World Music Sextet

Led by violinist/flutist Michelle May, Musique Noire is known for its unique arrangements of world fusion music. Musicians include violist Leslie Deshazor Adams, percussionist JoVia Armstrong, violist/violinist Leah Lucas Celebi, guitarist Elden Kelly, and bassist Marion Hayden. Click photo for more info.

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Sat. May 25: Detroit Jazz Ambassadors Garden Concert

Celebrate the return of summer this Memorial Day weekend with a quintet of fiery musicians: saxophonists Dave McMurray and Alex Harding, guitarist A. Spencer Barefield, organist Jim Alfredson and drummer Djallo Djakate Keita. Click photo for more info.

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Palmer Woods MIH Concert April 29

Patricia Terry-Ross, recently honored with the 2017 Kresge Eminent Artist award, performed with her trio in Palmer Woods April 29. Click image for more detail on the musicians and concert.

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Palmer Woods Children’s Concert

Dozens of children attended a free concert presented by the PW Association, Creative Arts Collective and musicians: Pamela Wise, Wendell Harrison, Louis M. Jones III, Naima Shambouguer and Gregory Freeman.