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Knox Winter Jazz Series: Black Diamond
January 11 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM| Free
4pm Workshop in Jay Rehearsal Hall
7:30 Concert in Kresge Recital Hall
Both are free and open to the public
Black Diamond thrives on the chemistry and compositions of saxophonists Artie Black and Hunter Diamond. A mutual admiration for the collaborative recordings of saxophonists Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh led them to experiment with their own two-tenor palette, and it quickly became apparent that the variance in their tonal and stylistic approaches created a captivating sense of balance. This dynamic has allowed them the unique compositional opportunity to write for the group in a way that is both deeply personal and instrumentally uncommon.
The Knox Winter Jazz series showcases global artists with diverse cultural perspectives with a free concert and one-on-one experiential programming for Knox students and the Galesburg community.
Visit www.knox.edu/jazzyear for more information and to support the Knox Jazz Year and its unique programming.
More information about the band can be found at their website, blackdiamondchicago.com.
Black Diamond is:
Artie Black – tenor saxophone / bass clarinet
Hunter Diamond – tenor saxophone
Matt Ulery – bass
Neil Hemphill – drums