Cedric

Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole resurrect the ancient sounds of the French and Spanish contra dance and bourré alongside the spiritual rhythms of the Congo tribes of West Africa.

Cedric Watson &
Bijou Creole

THU | Feb 2 at 8 pm

AMERICAN ROUTES / USA

Cedric
Joel Ross ‘Parables’

Joel Ross returns to ArtPower as bandleader with The Parable of the Poet, his third release for Blue Note Records. The album explores feelings self-awareness— confidence, doubt, regret and forgiveness—through storytellings and retellings.

Joel Ross ‘Parables’

THU | Feb 9 at 8 pm

JAZZ / USA

Joel Ross ‘Parables’
Cyrille Aimée

Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and a finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition, Cyrille Aimée is a riveting performer of new world jazz.

Cyrille Aimée

TUE | Feb 14 at 8 pm

JAZZ / FRANCE

Cyrille Aimée
Quatuor Van Kuijk and Sean Shibe

The Van Kuijk Quartet’s international accolades boast First, Best Beethoven, and Best Haydn Prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet competition and join one of the most versatile guitarists performing today, Sean Shibe.

Quatuor Van Kuijk
and Sean Shibe

FRI | Feb 17 at 8 pm

CHAMBER MUSIC / FRANCE & SCOTLAND

Quatuor Van Kuijk and Sean Shibe
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

This powerful, yet fun, work is a celebration of the unique style and camaraderie of this dynamic dance tribe, as well as an ode to her hometown Chicago.

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

Wed | Feb 22 at 8 pm

Dance / USA

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
Brandon Coleman

Bending the future of sound, taking ivory and ebony to destinations unknown, is keyboard maestro, vocalist, composer, producer, arranger and astral traveler Brandon Coleman.

Brandon Coleman

Tues | Feb 28 at 8 pm

Jazz / USA

Brandon Coleman
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