Four jazz and percussion concerts presented in May by the Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will feature faculty, students and renowned guest artists, including saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines, bandoneon virtuoso Peter Soave and percussionists Bob Becker and She-e Wu.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
Millennium Park Concert Kicks Off Spring Jazz/Percussion Events
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