Ken Hitchcock, Jazz Guest Artist and the JU Jazz Ensembles

Ken Hitchcock graduated from Juilliard and spent the past 40 years as an “in demand” saxophonist in New York City playing in Broadway musical, recording studios, and night clubs. Ken has played on three Grammy award winning albums: Gerry Mulligan’s “Walk On The Water”; Machito’s “Big Band Latin Jazz 1982”; and with Steely Dan. He has also recorded with Sting, Paula Cole, Natalie Cole, George Michael, Lyle Lovitt, Rod Stewart, Melissa Errico, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder, Michael Buble, Etta James, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Diana Kral, K.D. Lang and Linda Ronstadt. He has performed and toured with the Big Bands and jazz combos of Gerry Mulligan, Buddy Rich, Louie Bellson, Machito, TitoPuente, ChicoO’Farrell, The Latin Giants, The Bronx Horns, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Mel Lewis, Bob Mintzer, and the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine. Ken spent 13 years as soloist for Liz Minelli. Ken has performed in the pits of over 100 Broadway musicals, including the 1st revival of “Sweet Charity”, “City of Angels”, “Damn Yankees”, “How To Succeed In Business”, “Chicago”, “42nd Street”, “Grey Gardens”, the second revival of “Grease” and for 3 years onstage in the Best Musical Tony Award Winner- “Memphis” at the Shubert Theatre.

Terry Concert Hall

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

  • Date  Thursday, 28 September, 2017
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