Meet The Artist: Juanita Anderson

Carr Center Resident Artist: Media Arts Co-Curator: “Jazz On Film,” currently on exhibition in The Carr Center Gallery                     Juanita Anderson is a producer, director, still photographer and media educator who was born and raised in Detroit, her creative...

Meet The Artist: Diego Rivera

DIEGO RIVERA  “…his playing is carefully phrased and beautifully nuanced…” -JazzTimes  A world-class musician, composer, arranger and educator, Diego Rivera has entertained audiences for over 20 years. Rivera is known for his muscular tone and unique blend of...

Meet Patrice Rushen

Patrice Ryshen iis an award-winning musician and composer who is also one of the most sought after artists in the music industry. She is a classically trained pianist who originally found success in the 70’s and 80’s with her signature fusion of jazz, pop and R&B....

Jazzmeia Horn, Jazz Vocalist

Accomplished Jazz singer and songwriter, Jazzmeia Horn, won the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition in 2015. Her vocal gifts have been compared to the stylings of such iconic women of Jazz, as Betty Carter, Sarah Vaughan, and Nancy Wilson.  She...

Brandee Younger, Harpist

Brandee Younger infuses classical, jazz, soul, and funk influences to the harp tradition pioneered by her predecessors and idols Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane. Younger leads her own ensemble, performs as a soloist and has worked as a sideman for such musicians as...

Kristopher Nobles, Dancer Choreographer

Master Teacher Kris Nobles of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy is a highly accomplished professional dancer and instructor. He has won the Tanzolymp Danz Festival in Berlin, Germany competing in classical ballet. He has also been invited to perform solo in the “Duke...