Hampton VA born multi-instrumentalist / VCU graduate, Steve Wilson is internationally renowned as leader of his own groups and has performed and recorded with such artists as Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Christian McBride, and others. Wilson is currently the director of Jazz Studies at City College of New York and a former adjunct faculty member at the Julliard School.
Tenor saxophonist Bill Pierce will perform as Steve’s special guest. Pierce, also born in Hampton, has been a Berklee College of Music faculty member for over two decades and has performed with some of the indisputable masters of jazz including Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Art Farmer, Hank Jones, James Williams, and Art Blakey, to name a few.
The ensemble includes Richmond’s “A-TEAM” – Dr. Weldon Hill on piano, Michael Hawkins on bass and Billy Williams on drums!
Doors open at 6pm
623 East Main St – RVA
Thanks to those who helped make our series possible!