Chamber Music & Jazz Series: Lenard Simpson Quartet

February 16th: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts: Demmer Recital Hall

Originally hailing from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lenard Simpson is a saxophonist, composer and educator with a musicianship and unique sound celebrated as “profound soulfulness combined with a sparkling intelligence and curiosity” (Billy Childs). Regularly recognized as a rising star among his contemporaries, Simpson and his ensembles are increasingly in demand at premier clubs and jazz festivals throughout the Midwest. Quartet members are Lenard Simpson, saxophone; Runere Brooks, bass; Julius Tucker, piano; and Samuel Jewell, drums.

Chamber Series concerts are free of charge. Charitable contributions to the Ripon College Friends of the Arts program are welcome and encouraged to support the continuation and development of experiential fine arts programming. For information about donations, please contact Kelly Nielsen.


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