Jazz Orchestras and Jazz Guitarist Russell Malone

Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium.

MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence

Guitarist Russell Malone first worked with master jazz organist Jimmy Smith in 1988, and toured with Harry Connick, Jr. from 1990 to 1994. During the late nineties Malone toured internationally with Diana Krall, receiving critical acclaim both in concert and on her recordings. Malone has also shared the stage with artists such as of Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Claude Fiddler Williams, Bucky Pizzarelli, Jack McDuff, John Hicks, Clarence Carter, Little Anthony, Freddie Cole, Mulgrew Miller, Kenny Barron, Roy Hargrove, Cyrus Chestnut and Patti Austin. Malone was also a featured performer in Robert Altman's 1996 film "Kansas City."

Tickets available from College of Music box office, (517) 353-5340, online, or at the door.

Reserved seating $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $5 for students and those under age 18.

More information about Malone's residency.



Important Parking Notice

Patrons attending this concert may encounter a challenge accessing parking that evening due to the route of the MSU Homecoming parade. Since portions of Grand River and Farm Lane (the parade route) will be blocked off, here is a suggested route to the parking lot (Lot #9) across from Fairchild:

To Lot #9 (North of Fairchild on Auditorium Road)

1) Arriving from Grand River Ave. from the east:

  • Driving west on Grand River Ave, turn left onto Bogue St. (heading south)
  • Turn right onto Auditorium Rd. (heading west)
  • Lot 9 is on the right-hand side of the road before you get to Farm Lane

2) Arriving on Shaw Lane from the east:

  • Driving west on Shaw Lane, turn right onto Bogue St. (heading north)
  • Turn left onto Auditorium Rd. (heading west)
  • Lot 9 is on the right hand side of the road before you get to Farm Lane

3) Arriving on Farm Lane from the south:

  • Driving north on Farm Lane, turn right onto South Shaw Lane (heading east)
  • Turn left onto Bogue St. (heading north)
  • Turn left onto Auditorium Rd. (heading west)
  • Lot 9 is on the right hand side of the road before you get to Farm Lane

Parade route map

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