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September 17, 2016

Sponsored by IUPUI, REI Real Estate, Eskenazi Health
Part of and made possible by the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration

Where: IUPUI Campus Center (420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202)
When: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Times: 1-8p | doors at 12:30p
Lobby concerts, exhibits, discussions – FREE
Main Performances – Sunset Terrace Ballroom & The Cotton Club | $25 adults | $10 students w/ID
VIP – Access to all shows + reserved seating at Sunset Ballroom & Cotton Club stages +
snacks & soft drinks (1:30-4p) 2 – beer / wine tickets and hor d’oeuvres (4-7p) $150 (limited to 100 people)
The VIP Lounge is the only place on campus where alcohol is served.
Alcohol must be consumed in the VIP lounge and is only available to those that have purchased the VIP Experience.

Parking: – $6 parking | IUPUI Campus Center Garage – West side of the building.
Click here for a map of available free parking. (coming soon)


Almost 50 years since his passing, Wes Montgomery’s legacy still serves as the benchmark for guitar greatness. Join us for some of the biggest names in jazz guitar as they converge in Indy for an all-ages, conference style, interactive day of concerts, workshops, vendors, panel discussions.

•• Schedule of Events – times and personnel subject to change ••

Sunset Terrace Ballroom | Main Stage | 4th floor | ticketed stage

2-4p | Pat Martino Trio + Bobby Broom, Royce Campbell, Peter Bernstein
4:30-5:30p | Young Lions featuring Tony Davis & Joel Tucker
6-8p | Russell Malone Trio + Henry Johnson, Fareed Haque

•• Due to medical circumstances we regret that Chuck Loeb will be unable to attend

The Cotton Club | Klipsch Theater | TL – lower level | ticketed stage

1:30-2:30p | Will Matthews + Bobby Floyd & Kenny Phelps
3-4p | Dave Stryker / Fareed Haque + Bobby Floyd & Kenny Phelps
5-7p | Indy Guitar Summit | Bill Lancton, Steve Weakley, Sandy Williams, Frank Steans

Al’s British Lounge | Atrium Stage | 1st floor (NE corner) | free stage

1-1:45p | Patrick Wright Trio
2-2:45p | Tucker Brothers Quartet
3-3:45p | IUPUI Jazz Ensemble
4-4:45p | Ryan Taylor Trio
5-5:45p | Hot Horns | New Orleans Inspired, Horn driven band
6-6:45p | Charlie Ballantine Quartet

Club 440 | Commons Stage | 1st floor | food court | free stage

12:45-1:30p | Chris Parker Trio
1:45-2:30p | Indy Jazz Fest – Jazz Futures
2:45-3:15p | Carmel High School Jazz Combo
3:30-4:15p | Butler Youth Jazz Ensemble
4:30-5:15p | Butler College Jazz Ensemble
5:30-6:15p | IUPUI Jazz Ensemble

Missile Room | 4th floor | room 405 | free | 2-6p

2-2:45p | Zev plays music, show slides + hosted by David Brent Johnson (WFIU)
4:15-5p | Q&A with Zev and Robert + hosted by Kyle Long (WFYI)
5:15-6p | Being a Jazz Curator (Lost Tapes & Beyond) Zev + hosted David Brent Johnson

Zev Feldman, Resonance Records & Robert Montgomery, Wes’ son preside over a day’s worth of insights and historical gems, new “lost” tapes and other Wes related cool-ness.

The Hub Bub | 4th floor | room 409 | free | 1-6p
panel discussions

1-1:30p | Steve Weakley, Bill Lancton and Monika Herzig + hosted by Kyle Long
2-2:30p | Henry Johnson & Tony Davis + hosted by Bill Lancton
3-3:30p | Phil Ranelin, Al Coleman, Everett Greene and Zev Feldman + hosted by Kyle Long
4-4:30p | Russell Malone & Bobby Broom + hosted by David Brent Johnson
5-5:30p | Pat Martino & Peter Bernstein + joined and hosted by Dave Stryker

Mark Sheldon Photography
| Indiana Jazz Legends
The exhibit chronicles photographs and biographies of more than 35 Indianapolis Jazz Musicians from the heyday of Indiana Avenue to the present. Many of the biographical anecdotes are courtesy of David Williams and his book Indianapolis Jazz: The Masters, Legends and Legacy of Indiana Avenue.

Meet and Greets

Book signing by David Williams, author, The Masters, Legends and Legacy of Indiana Avenue

The Guitarists …

Artist – who they have performed with | website

Pat Martino – Jimmy Smith Jack McDuff, Chick Corea | patmartino.com
Russell Malone
– Jimmy Smith, Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr | russellmalone
Chuck Loeb
– Fourplay, Stan Getz, Ray Barreto, Steps Ahead | chuckloeb.com
Peter Bernstein
– Joshua Redman, Melvin Rhyne, Christian McBride | peterbernsteinmusic.com
Dave Stryker
– Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, Steve Slagle | davestryker.com
Bobby Broom
– Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Dr John | bobbybroom.com
Fareed Haque
– Sting, Joe Henderson, Joe Zawinul | fareed.com
Henry Johnson
– Ramsey Lewis, Stanley Turrentine, Nancy Wilson | henryjohnsonjazz.com
Will Matthews
– Count Basie Orchestra, Melvin Rhyne | willmatthews.com
Royce Campbell
– Henry Mancini, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones | roycecampbell.com
Steve Weakley
– Billy Wooten, Funk, Inc. | facebook.com/steven.weakley2
Bill Lancton
– The Coalition, Dog Talk | billlancton.com
Sandy Williams
– Michael Feinstein, Carrie Newcomer, Liza Minnelli
Joel Tucker
Charlie Ballantine
charlie ballantine
Ryan Taylor
Frank Steans
– Winston Walls
Patrick Wright
Tony Davis
– Steve Davis | facebook.com/tony.davis

supporting acts…
Bobby Floyd – Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Count Basie Orchestra, Dr. John | bobbyfloyd.com
Kenny Phelps
– Dee Dee Bridgewater | facebook.com/kenny.phelps


September 17, 2016
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