Piano wunderkind Joey Alexander will bring his trio to the Holland Performing Arts Center on May 19th. Showtime is 8pm. Called “my hero” by the legendary Wynton Marsalis, 12-year-old Joey Alexander is one of today’s most talked-about jazz artists. This Indonesian piano prodigy and 2016 Grammy®-nominee is fearless at the keyboard, performing classic songs and original compositions with a deft touch and adventurous spirit. Wynton Marsalis calls 12-year-old Joey Alexander “my hero.” This Indonesian piano prodigy and 2016 Grammy®-nominee is fearless at the keyboard. Alexander performs a range of classic songs with a deft touch and adventurous spirit. This is an inspirational must-see for jazz piano fans everywhere! Alexander has been featured on CBS' award-winning show, “60 Minutes” alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis. He has also appeared on the ”Today Show” and “NBC Nightly News” and has been profiled in The New York Times, Vanity Fair and Town and Country magazine. His début album, “My Favorite Things,” has been widely celebrated.
“Magnificent not only for the child’s virtuosity — plenty of prodigies have outsized chops — but for the maturity and perception he brought” — Jazz Times
For more information, you may visit: https://omahaperformingarts.org/
And in other events:
Join the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra for a special event at the Lied Center featuring Maroon 5 guitarist, James Valentine! Lincoln native, James Valentine, from pop rock band Maroon 5, will perform with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra in a special main stage performance at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Showtime is Saturday, April 15th at 7:30 PM - 10 PM. For more information, you may visit tickets.liedcenter.org
Live jazz music takes place every Monday evening at the Cottonwood Café in Lincoln, Nebraska. See the Monday Night Big Band, the First Monday Jazz Jam or some of your favorite local jazz groups perform live Monday evening at the Cottonwood Café, 440 South 11th Street, Lincoln Nebraska. This series is presented by the Capital Jazz Society. For more information, you may visit: http://www.artsincorporated.org/cjs/