Jazz series to close with trumpeter McKay

McKay

McKay

The 2015-2016 season of UIndy’s Jazz Concert Series concludes Wednesday with an appearance by Indiana-based trumpeter and bandleader Marlin McKay.

An alumnus of Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead residency program at Kennedy Center and the Ravinia festival’s Steans Music Institute, Mcurrently teaches at Indiana University and records for Nostalgic Records. His albums include Deep in the Cosmos and 2015’s The Look, which features Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Stefon Harris, saxophonist Rob Dixon and organist Bobby Floyd of Dr. John and Count Basie Orchestra fame.

Admission is free to the concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall. More information is available at (317) 788-3251 or www.uindy.edu/arts.

Stay tuned for details on the 2016 UIndy Jazz Week, featuring evening concerts by local and national artists April 11-16.