|Chris Madsen Quintet in Concert - Libertyville Civic Center|
Event Type: Adult Program|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Join us a enjoy a live music performance by Jazz saxophonist Christopher Madsen. Chris is one of the most in-demand players in the Chicago jazz world as a performer and composer! For this unique concert we partnered with public radio station WDCB to present “WDCB Jazz- Jammin in the Stacks” with Libertyville native, saxophonist Chris Madsen, and his quintet. REGISTERLibrary: Off-site (Outside the Library)
NOTE: This event will take place at the Libertyville Civic Center located at 135 W Church St.IL 60048.
Jazz saxophonist Christopher Madsen is one of the most in-demand players in the Chicago jazz world as a performer and composer. He serves as full-time jazz faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago, jazz faculty at Midwest Young Artists in Highwood, IL, and was Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) from 2008-2014. In addition to being a highly sought-after clinician, he is often seen adjudicating at jazz festivals as well as offering workshops to ensembles of all ages and levels from across the globe. Chris is a Vandoren Performing Artist, member of the Fulbright Specialist Program roster, the National Educator’s Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the Jazz Education Network where he serves on the Education Committee. He has been featured in artist profiles for Jazziz Magazine (2005) and the Jazz Spotlight for artsamerica.org (2012), and is also a noted author, having contributed articles to The Instrumentalist magazine and other publications.Presenter: Chris Madsen