Pianist Don Ambrose kicks off the season with the extraordinary Don Ambrose Quartet in an exciting first set of swinging jazz. His A-list group includes Chris Clarke on bass, Andrew Griffith on drums and Chris McGuire on sax and clarinet.
Music Director and pianist Erskine Hawkins III takes a detour from the touring road to entertain Sammons Jazz fans with his “from all directions” sound. He is joined by bassist Nigel Rivers, drummer Brian Harmon, saxophonist Michael Brooks and vocalist Trenton Hull.
Sammons Jazz is held at the Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines at Oak Lawn. Tickets are $50 per person and include beverages, light refreshments, and valet parking. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the concert begins approximately at 7:30 p.m. There are two performance sets with an intermission between. Dress is casual. Seating is limited to maintain safe distancing and masks are required of all patrons.
To order tickets, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788 or visit www.sammonsartcenter.org. All artists and programs subject to change.