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Edgar Crockett Quartet Swinging Jazz Into Davenport’s Figge Plaza Tonight

August 12th, 2021
Edgar Crockett Quartet Swinging Jazz Into Davenport's Figge Plaza Tonight

The Figge Art Museum and River Music Experience are hosting the Edgar Crockett Quartet Thursday (Aug. 12) outside on the Figge’s Bechtel Plaza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Guests will be able to listen to jazz music, partake in jazz-inspired art activities related to jazz music, use drawing horses to sketch the band, and partake in food and beverages for purchase from the Figge Cafe’s Chef Stu. This event is free and registration is not required. During his impressive career, Crockett has performed with Ray Charles, Roberta Flack, James Ingram, Peabo Bryson, Maureen McGovern, Shirley... Read More

Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

August 11th, 2021
Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

Corey Kendrick is rootless no longer, and has returned full circle. An affable, down-to-earth jazz pianist, composer and recording artist, Kendrick is back in the Quad-Cities from Detroit and will be teaching music courses full-time at Black Hawk College’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline starting this fall. “I love the music program at Black Hawk. It’s not a cut-throat program. It’s a very friendly, supportive community,” he said recently. “The students are there to help each other fulfill their goals of becoming better musicians, and it’s so inspiring to be able to be a... Read More