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The Morgan Pirtle Trio (Thursday, March 18th at 8PM EST)

The Morgan Pirtle Trio (Thursday, March 18th at 8PM EST)

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Bonfire with Morgan starts on Thursday, March 18th from 8:00PM to 9:00PM Eastern / 5:00PM to 6:00PM Pacific.

Join us for an evening of jazz and contemporary music performed by Chicago based vocalist Morgan Pirtle, Aaron Day, and Jackson Kidder.

Morgan Pirtle: Morgan Pirtle is a versatile vocalist, composer, and educator in Chicago. She blends jazz and contemporary influences to create ethereal and impactful soundscapes within her original music. In 2018, she graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Jazz Studies program and the Honors College, where she attended on both merit and academic scholarship. At UIC, she studied with vocalist Cheryl Wilson and previously has worked with artists such as Rufus Reid, Sheila Jordan, Jon Faddis, Jay Clayton, Dee Alexander, Jennifer Barnes, and Greg Jasperse. You can find her performing all over Chicago-land, including such venues and events as the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Chicago Summer Dance, The Shedd Aquarium's Jazzin' at the Shedd series, Schubas, the Jazz Showcase, the Promontory, Emporium, and more. In 2018, she made her debut at the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival with her group Morgan Pirtle + 5. In 2018, she was named a Luminarts Fellow in Jazz, won the People's Choice Award at the Luminarts 2018 Jazz Finals, and was named Outstanding Undergraduate Vocalist in the 2018 DownBeat Student Music Awards. Her debut EP “Muse” was released on April 18th, 2019. It is available on all streaming platforms.

Aaron Day: Aaron Day is a Chicago-based guitarist, composer, producer, arranger and bandleader. He possesses a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with a Minor in Music Composition from Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA). Since moving to Chicago in 2012, Aaron has performed and collaborated with many musicians throughout the Chicagoland area in live music venues as well as in various studio settings. Artists and live music groups that he frequently plays with include Morgan Pirtle, Shantina Lynet, Vibe Music Live, Aaron Day Organ Trio and The Jones Collective. As a producer/arranger/composer/collaborator, he has released music with Morgan Pirtle (Muse EP), Shantina Lynet (Time Lost, SexC), Jimmie "JJ" Jeter & Gabriella Sorrentino (It’s Beautiful (Elena’s Song)), J. Hasan (No Vacancy), Astro Samurai (Rover, EP), Dino 7K & Lomo (Take a Leap) among others. As a working artist, he enjoys the many opportunities and challenges that arise and is always looking to create new dialogue through music.

Jackson Kidder: Jackson Kidder is a freelance bass player and vocalist based in Chicago, IL. Since obtaining his degree in music at DePaul University, Jackson has enjoyed performing regionally and nationally as a sideman. He is currently working on his debut EP as leader.

 

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