Jazz and Broadway piano concert coming to Michigan Medicine
Orville Grant has enjoyed playing music and teaching for more than 25 years.
He studied at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Berklee School of Music. Grant’s jazz band launched many performers’ careers: pianist Cedric Lawson played for Miles Davis; drummer Ralph Penland went on to play for Freddy Hubbard; saxophone player Darnell Smith played with Isaac Hayers; and guitarist Aurel Ray with Lonnie Liston Smith.
More recently, Grant received a degree in Contemporary Jazz Studies from Washtenaw Community College and has played Kerrytown Concert House, among others.
On Thursday, he will offer a free concert to patients, families and employees at Michigan Medicine! Look for live stream video of the performance on the Gifts of Art Facebook page.
What: Gifts of Art free concert
When: Noon – 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5
Where: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1.