Welcome to Season IV of the Gallery Suite Jazz Series.
Since its inception in 2012, the Gallery Suite Jazz Series has been host to thirty three consecutive sold out showcases featuring a celebrated list of regional, national and international artists. Now in its forth season, the series continues its tradition of offering some of the best entertainment in downtown Lansing performed by notable artists in various styles of the jazz idiom.
The Gallery Suite Jazz Series is hosted by International recording artist and saxophonist Phil Denny and takes place in downtown Lansing’s most unique and intimate artist-owned studio spaces. This hip, urban, raw venue with open wood ceilings, hardwood floors and exposed brick walls creates the ideal backdrop for you and your guests to experience a night of lively entertainment with an emphasis on diversion though pure musical artistry. With a limited seating capacity, those present will feel as though the music is being performed just for them.
This month’s featured artist is acclaimed Pop/R&B and Jazz saxophonist Marcus Anderson. Anderson’s career is fast becoming one to watch. Hailing from South Carolina, Marcus Anderson is currently performing to audiences all over the world as one of Prince’s saxophonists in New Power Generation. As part of New Power Generation, Anderson has played and been showcased in such iconic festivals such as the Essence Music Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival and the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival.
Watching Marcus Anderson perform is akin to no other live experience. The tremendous musicianship Anderson displays in-person is matched only by his energetic, charismatic and passionate showmanship. Heavily influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson, James Brown and PRINCE, Anderson’s magnetic stage persona and tremendous enjoyment of performing is undeniable.
February 26, 2016 8:00 PM
La Fille Gallery, 336 E Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933, United States