Bill Charlap, a classically trained jazz pianist who has performed with many of the foremost artists of our day, leads his trio in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium.
Yamato: The Drummers of Japan will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the company’s founding by bringing its world tour of “Chousensha—The Challengers” to Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30.
The public is invited to learn about Japanese drumming through a variety of hands-on activities in a free Taiko Drum Workshop presented by the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in the Eisenhower Auditorium lobby. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Acclaimed jazz drummer and bandleader Tommy Igoe will take New York City’s Birdland All-Stars on the road for the first time in five years in a tour featuring new arrangements of works by iconic rock and jazz ensembles.