Friday, June 8 at 8 pm
Tickets: $35 (Student $15)
The Boykin Jazz Alley Gigs present Mike Tracy Quintet Presents Isaac Stephens & Friends
A veritable “Ambassador of Jazz”, Professor Michael Tracy is one of America’s foremost jazz educators, with more than forty years of performing and teaching experience. In classrooms, studios, and concert halls, he has developed a variety of innovative approaches to jazz education, enabling him to work with students of any proficiency. Tracy has taught and performed throughout the United States, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Republic of Georgia, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, and Wales. As a Fulbright Senior Specialist, he worked with jazz programs at Estonia Music Academy in Tallinn, Estonia (2014) and Tbilisi State Conservatoire in Tbilisi, Georgia (2016). Professor Tracy is Director of Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program at The University of Louisville School of Music in Louisville, Kentucky. Professor Tracy holds a Master’s of Arts in Higher Education and Bachelor’s of Music Performance and Music Education degrees from The University of Louisville.