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Jazz

Ulysses Owens Jr. and Generation Y

Saturday, February 3, 2024, 8PM
Miller Theatre at Columbia University
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The multifaceted drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. is “a musician who balances excitement gracefully and shines with innovation” (The New York Times). Claiming eight successful albums of his own, Owens has also gained special attention for his performances on Grammy Award-winning albums by Kurt Elling and The Christian McBride Big Band. For this performance, he brings his Generation Y ensemblea quintet comprising some of the most dynamic young jazz musicians on the scene, dedicated to moving the music forward, with a love of the jazz tradition.

Ulysses Owens by Rob Davidson 960x1446
photo by Rob Davidson for Miller Theatre at Columbia University
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The multifaceted drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. is “a musician who balances excitement gracefully and shines with innovation” (The New York Times). Claiming eight successful albums of his own, Owens has also gained special attention for his performances on Grammy Award-winning albums by Kurt Elling and The Christian McBride Big Band. For this performance, he brings his Generation Y ensemblea quintet comprising some of the most dynamic young jazz musicians on the scene, dedicated to moving the music forward, with a love of the jazz tradition.

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