Free online jazz concert to be available to Michigan Medicine

October 10, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This concert features Cecilia Smith’s unique arrangements of jazz standards, her original compositions, and a special arrangement of Paul McCartney’s “Blackbird,” with guest vocalist, Carla Cook. 

The Cecilia Smith Ensemble consists of Cecilia Smith (vibraphone), Lafayette Harris Jr. (piano and keyboards), Carlton Holmes (piano and keyboards), Kenny Davis (bass), and Ron Savage (drums). This concert was recorded in New York City’s famed studio, The Power Station, Black Box Theater and was supported by Chamber Music America’s Presenter Consortium for Jazz program, funded through the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. 

This concert will be streamed on the Michigan Medicine YouTube channel. For more info and other concerts in the series, please visit

What: Free Gifts of Art online concert

When: Thursday, Oct. 13, noon-1 p.m.

Online event:  

From the link you can set a reminder or save it to a watchlist. Recording remains available at this link.

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