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Sound Fuzion

The Green Room

Sound Fuzion is a sixteen-piece commercial band that was formed and founded at the University of Memphis. Founded in 1988, the vision/ goal for the premiere commercial ensemble is to prepare students for the professional world of touring and performing. Over the years, Sound Fuzion has helped enhance and cultivate artists including Jordan Occasionally, Kyndle Wylde, The PRVLG, Jessica Ray, and The Band Camino. With high enrollment and determined students, Sound Fuzion equips and develops students to prepare them for the music industry and the world.

The Project H

The Green Room

In 2014, The Project H won the Pitch Music Award for “Best Jazz Ensemble.” Their record, We Live Among the Lines was named the second-best Kansas City release of any genre by The Deli magazine in 2014. Their fourth record of original music, Everyday, Forever, reached #7 on iTunes in March of 2018.

Making Movies

The Green Room

Making Movies is a psychedelic Panamanian band that makes American music with an asterisk: because Making Movies’ sound encompasses the entirety of the Americas. It’s through this broader perspective that Making Movies crunches classic rock into Latin American rhythms — African-derived percussion and styles like rumba, merengue, mambo and cumbia — in a way that feels oddly familiar, yet delivers the invigorating chills of hearing something singularly special.

Jim Snidero Quartet

The Green Room

Described in a recent 5-star review in DownBeat magazine as having “incredible prowess and tender musicality,” New York saxophonist and composer Jim Snidero encapsulates what is both unique and compelling about jazz, reflected in over 10 million plays on Spotify.

Artist Talk: Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo and Katrina Perdue

Crosstown Arts

Current exhibiting artists Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo and Katrina Perdue will discuss their work, processes, and influences. It’s a chance to get a special glimpse behind the curtain and better understand the art and the artists. The talks will be presented in each gallery, which each artist speaking in the gallery where their work is on view.

The Freedom Affair

The Green Room

The Freedom Affair’s live shows have proven to be soul-stirring, transformative events moving audiences both physically and emotionally to joy, tears, and elation. Crowds rave about the fireworks these folks bring to the stage. Run, don’t walk, to catch one of this band’s live shows.

Crosstown Arts Film Series presents WINGS OF DESIRE

Crosstown Theater

Made not long before the fall of the Berlin wall, this stunning tapestry of sounds and images, shot in black and white and color by the legendary Henri Alekan, is movie poetry. And it forever made the name Wim Wenders synonymous with film art. 

Jazz Month Kick Off with Central High School Big Band

Central Atrium

The award-winning Memphis Central High School Jazz Bandhas been in existence for many years and has produced many talented musicians such as pianist James Williams, saxophonist Gary Topper, pianist Dr. Ashley Davis.

Charu Suri

The Green Room

Pianist and composer Charu Suri treads fearlessly between genres, pulling global influences that range from the mood-anchoring Indian ragas, Sufi music, to the trio. Her ground-breaking albums, The Book of Ragas, and its sequel, The Book of Ragas vol. 2 have often elicited the response, “I’ve never heard this type of sound before.”

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