7:30 - 9:30pm


Gage Gallery | Auditorium Building, room 178

Event type:

CCPA Music Conservatory Performances

About this event

CCPA Blues & Avante Garde Combos Concert

Paul Wertico, director


Blues Combo


Please be advised that this performance includes the use of explicit language.



Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan

Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just As Bad) - T-Bone Walker

Born Under A Bad Sign - Booker T. Jones, William Bell (b. 1939)

Medley: I'd Rather Go Blind & Tennessee Whiskey - Ellington Jordan, Billy Foster, Etta James, Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove

Medley: Hound Dog, C Jam Blues, & Dogshit Blues - Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Duke Ellington, Gordon James, Jeff Czech, Paul Wertico


Londen Batts, vocals

Adrian Mendez, vocals

Daniel Martinez, trumpet

Nikhil Dasgupta, guitar

Reid Gowan, bass

Collin Coady, drums


Avant-Garde Combo



Promises Kept - Sonny Sharrock

Love Cry - Albert Ayler

Asr - Abdullah Ibrahim


Quinn Brann, piano, keyboards

Nikhil Dasgupta, guitar

Kevin Gunawan, bass

Christian Hindratno, drums

This performance will be livestreamed here: https://www.youtube.com/live/PFy4TSwEiF0?si=3ZqtNJ_Q77FhI6fy

Free performance - no reservations required. Non-Roosevelt guests may be asked to show photo ID to enter campus buildings.

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