Pro Musica Musical Evenings Presents The Amazing! Gray Wilkerson Ra Trio

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Musical Evenings is very proud to announce a world class trio:
The Gray Wilkerson Ra Trio

Larry Gray – double bass/cello
Ed Wilkerson – saxes/ clarinets
Avreeayl Ra – drums/percussion/wood flutes

Led by eclectic bassist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Larry Gray, the Gray Wilkerson Ra trio combines three world class creative artists, each with a long list of individual credits, into one group that is collaborative, creative and compelling. With recent performances at the Poznan Festival in Poland and at University of Illinois Foellinger Hall, and at Constellation, the group has tremendous rapport, a wide range of color and boundless energy. Percussionist and flutist Avreeayl Ra’s roots extend back to Sun Ra and the AACM, and he has been an integral part of the Chicago jazz community for many years, touring regularly on five continents. . Ed Wilkerson, renowned composer and leader of Eight Bold Souls and Shadow Vignettes among others is a unique voice on saxophones and clarinets and has a myriad of performance and recording credits. Larry Gray’s experience and works are wide ranging, having toured and recorded with many major jazz artists. Among his most recent activities is the release, on ECM, of Jack DeJohnette’s Made in Chicago, with Muhal Richard Abrams, Henry Threadgill and Roscoe Mitchell. He toured in Europe and the U.S. in 2015. Gray has released five albums as leader and composer to wide critical acclaim. Larry Gray’s website is www.larrygraymusic.com

All Jazz and Music fans will not want to miss this very special event!!
Ken Christianson, Pro Musica, Chicago

Doors Open at 7pm
Concert at 8pm
As always have parking available for this event