Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few

@ Soka Performing Arts Center

Saturday November 9, 2024

08:00 PM - 10:00 pm

Isaiah Collier “deftly throws funk, gospel, soul and his own fine voice into the mix” – The Guardian


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Immerse yourself in an evening of musical mastery as Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few take the stage. Hailing from Chicago’s vibrant Southside, Isaiah Collier’s journey through music has been nothing short of extraordinary.

Isaiah Collier is a multi-instrumentalist whose talent knows no bounds. From a young age, he was steeped in music, learning from his parents and honing his skills alongside his siblings. His journey with the saxophone began at the age of 11, setting him on a path that would lead to remarkable achievements. Drawing inspiration from jazz legends like John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, and Roscoe Mitchell, Collier’s sound is a testament to his deep respect for the rich history of the genre.

Throughout his career, Collier has graced prestigious stages around the world, from the White House to the Chicago Jazz Festival. His collaborations with esteemed musicians and his own projects, including Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few, have garnered critical acclaim and a dedicated following. With albums like The Unapologetic Negro and Cosmic Transitions, Collier and his ensemble have captivated audiences with their soul-stirring compositions and electrifying performances.

Now, Collier presents his latest endeavor, The Almighty. This album delves into the profound relationship between the divine and the everyday, exploring themes of spirituality and humanity through five original compositions. From the intricate melodies of “Duality Suite” to the grandeur of “The Almighty,” Collier and his ensemble invite listeners on a transcendent musical journey.

Join us as Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few deliver an unforgettable performance that transcends boundaries and touches the soul. Experience the power of music to inspire, uplift, and unite as we celebrate the artistry of one of today’s most promising talents.

Saturday November 09, 2024

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

All Ages

Cover: TBD

Soka Performing Arts Center