Pianist, composer, and arranger Billy Childs has performed with an honor roll of jazz luminaries that includes Freddie Hubbard, J. J. Johnson, Joe Henderson, and Wynton Marsalis. A highly sought-after composer, his music has been performed by a wide range of artists in the worlds of jazz, classical, and pop, including Yo-Yo Ma, Chick Corea, Renée Fleming, and Sting. As a recording artist, Childs has won multiple Grammy Awards; most recently, his album Rebirth won the 2018 Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
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Earlier Event: October 22Literary Salon: History, Memory, Craft
Later Event: October 23Jazz & Social Justice: Samora Pinderhughs -Incarceration, Trauma & Healing