13th Annual Jazz & Scholarship Awards Brunch
Name: 13th Annual Jazz & Scholarship Awards Brunch
Date: June 25, 2022
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM CDT
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Thaddeus Tukes is a jazz composer, arranger, and percussionist from Chicago. He graduated from Whitney M. Young Magnet High School and Northwestern University, where he studied jazz vibraphone, piano, and journalism. Notably, he is the first person in the United States to receive a degree in jazz vibraphone from a non-conservatory university. Tukes has performed with a variety of artists including Branford Marsalis, Victor Goines, Roy Hargrove, Nicole Mitchell, Joan Collaso, and Chance the Rapper. He has been featured in concert at Carnegie Hall in New York, Symphony Center in Chicago, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, among many other locations. Tukes has three commercially released albums under his self-owned label, Vibetown Studios.