Keith Waters/Jon Metzger Quartet


Fri May 24 2024 at 07:30 pm


4608 Industry Ln, Ste L, Durham, NC, United States, North Carolina 27713 | Durham, NC

May 24, 7:30 PM
Pianist Keith Waters has performed with James Moody, Eddie Harris, Bobby Hutcherson, Sheila Jordan, and Chris Connor, and has recorded and performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia. He recently recorded the CD Night Songs with guitarist Scott Sawyer. His recording, Carolina Tracks (2012), assembles North Carolina’s top jazz musicians; its proceeds were in support of the North Carolina Jazz Scholarship. Keith is on faculty at University of Colorado, Boulder and has written highly acclaimed books including The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet 1965-68, published by Oxford University Press in 2011 and Postbop Jazz in the 1960's: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, 2019.
“A Star Vibist,” as he has been trumpeted by Jazztimes, Jon Metzger has developed an international presence through extensive touring, recording, and lecturing. A winner of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant for Performance, he has appeared at well-known jazz venues across the United States and has led his quartet on tours of Germany, Italy, Holland, Belgium, and Austria. He has played for Kings and Queens and other heads of state while serving as a Jazz Ambassador to more than 20 foreign countries in the Near East, Northern and Sub-Sahara Africa, and Central America under the auspices of the United States Information Agency’s Arts America Program. He has also performed at the Spoleto Festival, both in Spoleto, Italy and Charleston, South Carolina; appeared at 14 consecutive East Coast Jazz Festivals in Washington, DC; dueled vibes with Lionel Hampton at the Jazzfest Festival in Kingston, Jamaica; performed with Gunther Schuller as part of the American Composers Series at Strathmore Hall Arts Center (Maryland); and been featured in the Martin Williams Jazz Concert Series at the Kennedy Center.
Keith Waters - piano
Jon Metzger - vibes
Steve Haines - bass
Thomas Taylor - drums

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4608 Industry Ln, Ste L, Durham, NC, United States, North Carolina 27713

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