The sensationally popular Jazz Eclectic Concert Series returns to The Smith Center for Vol. 3 presented by KUNV 91.5FM. The Jazz Eclectic is excited to present very special guest, critically acclaimed vocalist Melissa Morgan, who’s latest album was produced by GRAMMY Award Winning bassist, John Clayton, and Award Winning drummer Jeff Hamilton.
The Jazz Eclectic is also thrilled to welcome the radiant and provocative vocalist, Courtney Fortune (who performs with iconic pianist David Benoit and produced by 7X GRAMMY nominated composer-arranger Chris Walden), to perform and co-host with world renowned trumpeter Bijon Watson (Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Justin Timberlake), and acclaimed singer-composer “The Duke of Jazz Noir” Niles Thomas.
As one of the coolest and most influential presenters of the new jazz age, attracting an enthusiastic new-found audience,The Jazz Eclectic is a live jazz concert series co-founded by Bijon Watson and Niles Thomas, striving to increase the awareness and participation in diverse musical experiences. To this end, we present an eclectic blend of world renowned artists including GRAMMY Winning and GRAMMY Nominees whose music and artistry embody The Art and Lifestyle of Jazz™.