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Title: Bill Summers with Oakland Jazz Quartet Add to Google CalendarAdd to Google Calendar
Date: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 Export to ICSAdd to Other Calendars
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Address: Varner Recital Hall
Rochester, Michigan 48309
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Contact Phone: (248) 370-2030
Contact Email: mtd@oakland.edu




Multiple Grammy, Billboard and Emmy award-winning musician Bill Summers is a pioneer in the field of world percussion. A native Detroiter, Bill is a veteran of Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters and worked closely with Quincy Jones on the ABC series Roots, and the films The Wiz and The Color Purple. He has gone on to perform and record with an incredible range of musicians including Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Stanley Clarke, Carlos Santana and Michael Jackson. Summers currently co-directs The Headhunters and the Latin Jazz sensation Los Hombres Calientes with Irvin Mayfield. Joining Summers in concert will be Oakland University’s Faculty Jazz Quartet. Website: billsummers.net.