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Emory Schwartz Center presents Raul Midón in Concert February 4, 2022

Raul Midon
Emory Schwartz Center

Dubbed “an eclectic adventurist” by PEOPLE, Raul Midón is a singer/songwriter and guitarist who has released 11 studio albums as a solo artist and collaborated with such heroes as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, and Bill Withers, along with contributing to recordings by Queen Latifah, Snoop Dogg, and the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s She Hate Me. This Grammy Award–nominated artist takes the stage with the Gary Motley Trio to kick off Emory University’s Jazz Fest 2022.

The general public is also invited to observe free classes and demonstrations with the artists before Jazz Fest 2022 comes to a close on Saturday, February 5 with the Emory Big Band, led by Gary Motley. See the full Jazz Festival schedule below:

Jazz Fest 2022—Thursday, Feb. 3 – Saturday, Feb. 5

All events take place in the Emerson Concert Hall at the Schwartz Center unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m., Lecture/Demonstration with Raul Midón | Free | No tickets required

Friday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m., Raul Midón with the Gary Motley Trio featuring Edwin Livingston and Clarence Penn | Tickets $30 | Emory Students $10

Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11:30 a.m., Rhythm Section Jazz Clinic with Edwin Livingston and Clarence Penn | Tharp Rehearsal Hall | Free | No tickets required

Saturday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m., Emory Big Band with the Gary Motley Trio featuring Edwin Livingston and Clarence Penn | Free | Tickets required