Violinist Regina Carter to Present ‘Southern Comfort ‘on Symphony Center’s Jazz Series

Regina CarterRenowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will return to the Symphony Center Presents Jazz series on April 18, 2014 to present her all-new project, Southern Comfort. Carter’s latest endeavor delves into her father’s Alabama roots through the slide guitar and blues music which permeated her childhood. Her performance is part one-half of a spectacular double bill show with legendary Chicago vocalist Mavis Staples.

The Symphony Center Presents Jazz series will celebrate its 20th anniversary season with 10 concerts featuring jazz stars who have performed on the series throughout its history. Some of the legendary artists include Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, and Pat Metheny. Other artists who began as up-and-comers in the jazz world who have now grown to international prominence include Joshua Redman, Esperanza Spalding, and Marcus Roberts. A complete listing of performances is available at the end of this post.

Subscriptions for the 2013/14 Symphony Center Presents Jazz series are currently available, offering savings of up to 33% off regular single ticket prices. Subscriptions may be purchased or renewed by any of five methods: online, by phone, by fax, by mail or in person at the box office. For more information, please call CSO ticketing services at 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; or visit cso.org. Single tickets for Jazz series concerts go on sale Friday, August 16.

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, October 11, 2013, 8 p.m.
Herbie Hancock

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, November 22, 2013, 8 p.m.
Joshua Redman Quartet
Joshua Redman, saxophones
Aaron Goldberg, piano
Reuben Rogers, bass
Gregory Hutchinson, drumsMuhal Richard Abrams, piano

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, January 31, 2014, 8 p.m.
An Evening with Branford MarsalisRay Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band
Ray Anderson, trombone
Lew Soloff, trumpet
Matt Perrine, sousaphone
Bobby Previte, drums

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Saturday, February 15, 2014, 8 p.m.
DeJohnette-Lovano-Spalding-Genovese Quartet
Jack DeJohnette, drums
Joe Lovano, saxophone
Esperanza Spalding, bass
Leo Genovese, pianoGregory Porter, vocals

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 8 p.m.
Pat Metheny Unity Group
with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams & Giulio Carmassi

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, March 28, 2014, 8 p.m.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, April 18, 2014, 8 p.m.
Mavis StaplesRegina Carter’s Southern Comfort

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, May 2, 2014, 8 p.m.
The Mosaic Project featuring Terri Lyne Carrington
featuring Lizz Wright, Carmen Lundy, Nona Hendryx, Geri Allen, Tia Fuller, Ingrid Jensen, Nir Felder, and Tamir Shmerling

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Truth to Power
Friday, May 30, 2014, 8 p.m.
Jason Moran and Theaster Gates

 

Symphony Center Presents
Jazz
Friday, June 13, 2014, 8 p.m.
Jon Faddis’ Triumph of Trumpets
Featuring Jon Faddis, Terrell Stafford and Sean Jones
Special guests Orbert Davis and Marquis HillMarcus Roberts’ New Orleans Swing Time
Featuring the Marcus Roberts Trio and Special Guests
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