PIANIST BETHANY PICKENS TRIO With JUNIUS PAUL-BASS & KWAME COBB -DRUMS

August 02, 2017
8PM & 10PM
$10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS

In her hometown of Chicago as well as around the globe, Bethany has enjoyed the opportunities to compose music for theater, commercials and Film as well as conduct clinics, perform and record with such artists as Ray Brown, Branford Marsalis, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Courtney Pine, Von Freeman, Clark Terry, Terance Blanchard, Oscar Brown Jr., Roy Hargrove, Darryl Jones, Jon Faddis, Louis Bellson and DeeDee Bridgewater, Pattie La Belle, Josh Groben, Aretha Franklin, Rascal Flats, and Usher!

“Steeped in tradition, commited to creativity” is how Bethany describes her musical outlook. She has had a working ensemble for over ten years now, playing a mixture of standards and her own compositions. Bethany describes her group’s set as “a musical menu—something for everyone.” odiogravida