Brandee Younger

Grammy-nominated harpist Brandee Younger is revolutionizing the instrument for the 21st century, stretching its boundaries and musical limitations.

Courtney Bryan

An artist shaping the future of American contemporary classical music, Courtney Bryan bridges the gaps between jazz and traditional gospel, spirituals, and hymns. See her perform solo and with a quartet of saxophone, piano, electric bass, and drums.

One of the most promising jazz artists of his generation, saxophonist/composer Immanuel Wilkins imbues this five-concert residency at the Queen Street Playhouse with a spirit of creative innovation.

Considered the most important jazz composer of his generation, Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Threadgill and his quintet Zooid make an exciting Spoleto debut for a performance at once radical, reverent, and utterly remarkable.

The “powerhouse pianist” (New York Times) and composer Kris Davis leads a star-studded, experimental ensemble featuring Grammy-winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, as well as guitarist Julian Lage.