Doors open at 7:00, Concert begins at 7:30 This concert is presented by the Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society and Walton Arts Center as part of the 20th season of Summer Jazz Concerts and the Artosphere Festival. “It's hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he's found what connects them: improvisation and a sense of play. Unlike other pastichists, who tend…Find out more »
Two-time Grammy nominated organist and winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2016 rising star poll Pat Bianchi, has established himself as one of the principal organists on the scene today. His command of the instrument, harmonic prowess, rhythmic intensity and versatility are rivaled by few. His most recent release, A Higher Standard, exemplifies Bianchi's superiority and finesse in the organ trio setting, bringing jazz standards to a completely higher level. When Pat is not leading his own trio, he performs regularly with…Find out more »
Acclaimed seven-string jazz guitarist Ted has been a part of the jazz scene in New Orleans since 1997, performing at numerous clubs, festivals, and recordings. He has released 4 albums as a leader and many more as a versatile sideman and co leader. Ted has received an ASCAP award, the Louis Armstrong award, and the Overture to the Cultural Season award for his outstanding musicianship and creativity. Inspired by the recordings of Joe Pass, Pat Martino, and Wes Montgomery, Ludwig…Find out more »
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