Chad Eby & Friends In the Crown

In the Crown

Orbits: A Celebration of Wayne Shorter

American music legend Wayne Shorter would have turned 91 in August. Saxophonist Chad Eby brings a collection of NC’s finest jazz performers to The Crown for his 2 nd Annual Wayne Shorter Birthday Celebration! They will explore a cross section of Shorter’s most compelling compositions dating from the 1950s through the 2000s.

Special guests will include Steve Haines, Thomas Taylor, Thomas Heflin, and many more.

Tickets are $17.
Ticket Commission: A $3 processing fee and NC Sales Tax per ticket
Box Office opens at 7:00pm for this event only.

This event is seated.

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Chad Eby has earned widespread critical acclaim as “a consummate improviser” (Jazz Times), “has tremendous poise and natural melodic sense” (Ottawa Sun), and his ”tone is boundless, blues-inflected, and wholly satisfying” ( He is Associate Professor in the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program at UNCG, and is a Conn-Selmer and D’Addario Woodwinds Performing Artist.

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