Adams State Jazz Concert will feature Chris Wabich


taken from above looking down on turkish percussion drum set and chris wabich looking up wearing a grey striped button down shirt he is smiling a white tiled floor is below him photo courtesy of jazzsaints blog

Chris Wabich
Photo courtesy of JazzSaints Blog

The Adams State University Music Department Jazz Collective Concert, featuring guest artist Chris Wabich, will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Richardson Hall Auditorium.

The Jazz Collective Concert will include Downtown Jazz, Uptown Jazz, 68 West, and the Rocky Mountain Pan Handlers Steel Band. These groups will perform music from 20th century jazz standards to modern day hits by Santana, Radiohead and Van Morrison.

Chris Wabich, Los Angeles based drum set and steel pan artist, will perform with the jazz and steel pan groups. He has performed with Ludacris, Sting, Leonard Cohen, Stanley Jordan, Brian Johnson (AC/DC), Sheila E., Mark Murphy, the Zappa Family, Larry Koonse, Turkish superstar Omar Faruk, Boogsie Sharpe, Prog Rock legends Kevin Ayers (Soft Machine), Mike Hoffman (Tony Williams Lifetime), and Richard Sinclair (Caravan). Wabich is also the Director of World Percussion and Drumkit at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for students, and free for AS&F and Friends of Music. For more information about the concert, contact the Adams State Music Office at 719-587-7621.