Join flutist Michael Morton at the Nashville Jazz Workshop in the Jazz Cave on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Michael brings a great band: DeMarco Johnson (piano), Brian Allen (bass), Giovanni Rodriguez (percussion), and Larry Aberman (drums). The concert begins at 7:30pm CST (Doors at 7:00pm).
Michael Morton: Michael began his studies with jazz at Berklee College of Music with Peter Gordon and Matt Marvuglio . He then decided to focus on classical studies, transferring to the University of Memphis, where he studied with Bruce Erskine. After 3 1/2 years, he transferred to Chapman University, studying with Arthur Hoberman and received his Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance. He then was awarded a fellowship to study at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California where he earned a masters in flute performance with Jim Walker. Michael is former principal flutist with the Southeast Symphony of Los Angeles and a member of various chamber groups. He can be heard on movie soundtracks, and has performed with or for The Los Angeles Opera, Placido Domingo, Whitney Houston, Terrance Blanchard, Rihanna, Terrance Howard, and Spike Lee. He currently resides in Nashville, where he is a freelance flutist. He has recorded 7 albums, some of which can be found on Amazon, Spotify and other streaming services.