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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion
A showcase of Kentucky’s best and brightest performers, featuring music, dance, dramatic readings, poetry, and more.
Mike Tracy Quartet

For more than 25 years, Mike Tracy has been working as both a jazz educator and a jazz performer. He has traveled extensively, teaching and performing around the world and sharing the stage with performers like Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, Johnny Mathis, the Four Tops, and the Temptations. He is an assistant professor of music and jazz at the University of Louisville and director of the school’s jazz studies program.

Mike plays saxophone with his quartet, which also features Harry Pickens on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass, and Darryel Cotten on drums. All are based in Louisville.


The Poetry of Jazz/The Jazz of Poetry
Jazz performed by the Mike Tracy Quartet and vocalist Gayle King, plus the poetry of Frank X Walker and Governor’s School for the Arts alumni. (#402)


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