JCI Presents: Double Piano Quartet feat. Rufus Ferguson
The Jazz and Creative Institute is proud to present an intimate performance series featuring both emerging and established artists, titled JCI Presents. Our listening room environment provides attentive audiences for visiting/touring artists and the Kalamazoo area's own thriving jazz artists. Performances are the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 7pm.
JCI Presents is a free concert series presented to the community with suggested donations.
About the artist…
Pianists Rufus Ferguson and Matthew Fries has teamed up to form a quartet highlighting two pianos played at one time.
Rufus Ferguson is a jazz pianist based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Western Michigan University under the mentorship of Jeremy Siskind. During his tenure at WMU he has studied with artists such as Scott Cowan, Andrew Rathbun, Edward Simon, Frank Carlberg and participated in exclusive masterclasses with artists such as Fred Hersch, Kenny Barron, Barry Harris and more.
Rufus Ferguson, piano
Matthew Fries, piano
Andy Peck, bass
Madison George, drums