North Central College Fine & Performing Arts

An Evening with Jazz Trombonist Tim Coffman

On sale June 18. New Season subscription sales begin June 4. Tim Coffman is one of the most active trombonists and instructors in the Chicago area. A graduate of the prestigious Jazz Studies program at Indiana University, he worked closely with David Baker and Keith Brown. He was awarded the Performer's Certificate after his senior recital. Coffman is in demand for studio and show work and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Andy Williams, Natalie Cole, Lou Rawls, Louie Bellson, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Frank Wess, Ron Carter, Johnny Griffin, Kurt Elling, Von Freeman, Tito Puente, Tom Harrell, Al Jarreau, Henry Mancini, Stevie Wonder, Diane Schur, Jimmy Heath, Randy Brecker, Benny Golson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Joe Lovano, Lennie Niehaus, Slide Hampton, Diana Krall, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga and many others. He performed with the Chicago Symphony playing lead trombone in the Duke Ellington "Nutcracker." He also performed on the recording of "Porgy and Bess," featuring Clark Terry and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra. In 2009, Coffman performed with the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany for two weeks, with special guest Arturo Sanduval. He was a regular member of the Rob Parton Big Band and the Chicago Jazz Ensemble formerly led by Jon Faddis and Dana Hall. He is now a member of the New Standard Jazz Orchestra. His debut recording "Crossroads" is available on the Blujazz label. Joining Tim for this concert will be fellow members of the College's highly-esteemed jazz studies program. To learn more about the musical performance, the audience is invited to participate in a short Question/Answer session with the artists following the concert. This season's jazz series is co-presented by Flashpoint Creative Arts, whose goal is to promote greater understanding of and participation in the art of improvisation with innovative artistic and educational experiences that draw people more deeply into the improvisatory process.
Venue:  Madden Theatre
Pricing:  $22, $17
A $4 online processing fee is included for all tickets purchased online. Tickets ordered less than 10 days in advance will be held in Will Call. All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Event Date:

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm