Led by violinist/flutist Michelle May, Musique Noire is known for its unique arrangements of world fusion music. Musicians include violist/violinist Leah Lucas Celebi, percussionist JoVia Armstrong, and special guests violinlist/vocalist Tia Imani Hanna, guitarist Elden Kelly, and bassist Marion Hayden. Click photo for more info.
A shimmering soprano voice,” according to The New
York Times, Jordan is a Metropolitan Opera National Council winner who breaks boundaries between opera, hip-hop, jazz and beyond. She will perform with virtuoso harpist Maurice Draughn. Click photo for more info
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.
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.
Dress up and celebrate Mardi Gras on January 26 with the fabulous Alvin Waddles ensemble. New Orleans-inspired food served during intermission! Click on photo for more details.
Music in Homes kicks off our 2018-19 series with great jazz with guitarist A. Spencer Barefield, pianist Cliff Monear, bassist Marion Hayden, drummer Gayelynn McKinney and vocalist Isis Damil. Sparkling wine and delicious food, too! Click photo to read more
Celebrate Father’s Day weekend with JazzFest in Palmer Woods. Our Grand Finale features Planet D Nonet Salute to Billy Strayhorn on Friday, June 15 and Gayelynn McKinney McKinFolk Septet’s Tribute to Jazz Legend Harold McKinney on Saturday, June 16. Click photo for more.
One of Music In Homes most popular bands, Orquesta La Inspiracion returned for a Afro-Cuban garden concert on Saturday, May 26. Click image for more information.
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.
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.