Virtuosic pianist and Chicagoan native, Michael King began playing drums in his local church band at the early age of 4. This fortuitously melodic schooling nurtured an undeniable affinity to the piano and organ, the very seat that he began to occupy, by ear, at age 14. Mr. King is an alumni of Lincoln Park High School and the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory. He was selected to attend the Thelonious Monk Institute and The Ravinia Jazz Scholars program on merit scholarships. Michael has performed with Bobby Watson, Kevin Eubanks, Dave Liebeman, Gary Bartz, Billy Hart, Joel Frahm, Rufus Reid, and Antonio Hart, among others. Currently you can catch Mr. King touring internationally with incredible talents such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Robin Eubanks, Marquis Hill, Theo Croker, Soul Understated, Melissa Aldana, and Marcus Printup.
Michael King Trio: Michael King – piano
1st set: 12pm – 12:45pm (15 min break) 2nd Set: 1pm – 1:45pm
House doors open at 11:30 am
Artist: Michael King
Category: Live Music
Tuesday May 07, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm