Jeff Haas Quintet

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013
Time: 3 p.m.
Phone: (517) 432-2000
Venue: Wharton Center
Address: MSU Campus
Join acclaimed composer and musician Jeff Haas and his quintet for a special night of jazz, classical and world music celebrating the 100th birthday of internationally known radio host Karl Haas. From arrangements of Karl Haas' favorite works by Beethoven and Schumann, to Cole Porter, Thelonious Monk and more, it's an afternoon for music lovers of all stripes, along with engaging stories about how Karl, a German Jewish immigrant, changed the musical landscape of the Motor City and the rest of the country during the 44-year run of Adventures in Good Music, the most popular and widely distributed classical program in the history of radio. The elder Haas remains the only classical music host to be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. Karl was one of two radio personalities to receive two Peabody awards, the other being Edward R. Murrow.