The Sudden Sound Concert series celebrates the best of avant-garde jazz and experimental music.
The Gray Wilkerson Ra Trio have long been integral to the Chicago jazz community. Avreeayl Ra (percussion, flute), Ed Wilkerson, Jr., (saxophone, clarinet), and eclectic multi-instrumentalist Larry Gray (double bass, cello) are noted for their tremendous rapport, wide range of color, and boundless energy. For more information visit larrygraymusic.com.
This concert is presented as part of the Champaign-Urbana Jazz Festival as well as Improvisers Exchange, a 2018–2019 initiative of the Center for Advanced Study. Additional sponsorship in part by the Center for Advanced Study, School of Music, with in-kind support provided by WEFT, 90.1 FM.