Thaddeus Tukes: Tribute to Milt Jackson
Saturday, January 2nd 8:00PM CST
"Tukes brings poetry to the vibraphone.” -Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
Among many distinctions, Tukes is a Luminarts fellow and recipient of the Vivian G. Harsh Emerging Artist Award. He has been featured at the Chicago Jazz Festival, Hyde Park Jazz Festival, and more. When he's not performing, Tukes is an educator, giving master classes and workshops to students from pre-Kindergarten through undergraduate.
During his junior year at Whitney Young High School, Thaddeus was considered the top high school vibraphonist in the state by the Illinois Music Educators Association. As a senior, Thaddeus was featured at Carnegie Hall with his high school concert band.
Thaddeus Tukes website