Drummer Dennis Mackrel is the Musical Director of the Count Basie Orchestra, carrying on the long tradition started by the Duke himself! Along with pianist Reggie Thomas and bassist Jeffrey Campbell, the trio brings a rich history of the American art form to the Doudna stage as the opening concert of the 55th Annual EIU Jazz Festival. The concert also features Dennis as guest soloist with the EIU Jazz Ensemble.
This concert is supported by the Consolidate Communications Artists Series underwriting great jazz performances.
02/07 | 7:30 pm