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Coming in September New Enhanced Dining & Jazz Experience

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Music Event DETAIL
Come and enjoy this great jazz live performance at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe.
Rodney Whitaker
Rodney Whitaker
PERFORMANCE DATES
Fri, October 26 2018 - Sat, October 27 2018
SEATING TIMES:
FRIDAY:
1 Seating= 6:00pm-10:00pm $15 Cover
Band Performs from 7:00pm-8:30pm
Open Seating from 9:00pm-10:00pm

SATURDAY:
2 Seatings: 6:00pm-Midnight $15 Cover

1st Seating: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Band Performs from 7:00pm-8:30pm

2nd Seating: 10:00pm-12:00am
Band Performs from 10:30pm-Midnight
LOCATION:
Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
DESCRIPTION
Internationally renowned bassist and Mack Avenue recording artist, Rodney Whitaker, currently holds the titles of Professor of Jazz Bass and Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University where he has built one of the leading jazz degree programs and performing faculty in the United States of America. He is considered one of the leading performers and teachers of the jazz double bass in the United States. He is also the Artistic Director of the Michigan State University Professors of Jazz, former Artistic Advisor of Jazz @ Wharton Center, Director of Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Civic Jazz Orchestra and a member of the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra. Whitaker received his first national recognition performing with the Harrison/Blanchard Quintet.