Cyrus Chestnut & Friends

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Presented by Fontana at Western Michigan University - Dalton Center Recital Hall, Kalamazoo MI

Dec 08
Cyrus Chestnut & Friends

“His brand of crisp articulation and blues-inflected harmony evokes another era… multifaceted and dynamic…” – The New York Times

Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut knows a good thing when he hears it, and the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas, set forth so eloquently by the Vince Guaraldi Trio decades ago, is one of them.

The pianist is backed here by New York’s premier session players and jazz stars – drummer Steve Gadd and ace sax player Michael Brecker – and maybe a few more friends. Chestnut will prove as inventive as always, playing with lighthearted wit and lyrical sophistication.



Ticket Information

$40 – Zone 1 Seating

$30 – Zone 2 Seating

$15 – Limited student/under age 25 tickets*

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Contact: 269-359-7311


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  • Me and Charlie Brown
    Album: A Charlie Brown Christmas (2000)

    Alto Saxophone: Kenny Garrett
    Bass Guitar: Christian McBride
    Drums: Steve Gadd
    Guitar: Pat Martino
    Piano: Cyrus Chestnut
    Arranger, Composer, Lyricist: Cyrus Chestnut


Western Michigan University - Dalton Center Recital Hall

1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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