The Gilmore

Kris Bowers (USA)

Sunday, January 13, 2013
4 PM


Wellspring Theater, Epic Center

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Kris Bowers embarked on an international tour this year with jazz artists Marcus Miller, Terell Stafford, Vincent Herring, Louis Hayes, Casey Benjamin, and Kenneth Whalum III. He performed at this year’s prestigious NEA Jazz Masters Awards where he guested with Frank Wess’s, Benny Golson, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. In 2011, Bowers won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition Award and was the first recipient of the Luther Henderson Scholarship at Juilliard where he completed his Masters degree in Jazz Performance with a focus on film composition this past spring. Bowers has worked with Murs, Q-Tip, José James, Jay-Z and Kanye West – he’s featured on, Watch the Throne. He’s also performed for notable individuals including Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and President Barack Obama.

The program will be announced from the stage. The first half will be solo piano; the second half will be in trio format with Tom Knific, bass, and Christian Euman, drums.

* This concert is currently SOLD OUT. There is a possibility that a limited number of tickets may become available at the door beginning at 3PM the day of the concert. They will be released on a first-come, first-served basis.