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Kevin Scott playing an electric guitar.
Tickets

Event Details

February 18, 2022
6:00 pm –9:00 pm

Price

Members: Free
Not-Yet-Members: $25
Registration Required

Location

High Museum of Art

Event Description

Please Note: Admission to this event does not include admission to The Obama Portraits Tour. To see this exhibition, visitors must purchase Obama Portraits tickets, which include admission to the Museum.

Experience evening access to the Museum as the sounds of live jazz surround you. Enjoy a drink and head to the galleries as you explore the High’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Curated by Kevin Scott, the event will feature two musical areas where musicians will play throughout the evening, layering notes and improvising melodies.

 

About Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott holding his electric guitar. Bassist Kevin Scott’s visceral playing and explorer’s spirit have become his hallmarks in multiple musical circles. He has recently been heard marauding the low end with Wayne Krantz, Jimmy Herring, Donny McCaslin, John McLaughlin, Nicholas Payton, FORQ, and Wednesday Night Titans, his multimedia duo with drummer and programmer Zach Danziger.

Kevin’s musical roots are in Atlanta, where blues surrealist Colonel Bruce Hampton and jazz/fusion trumpeter Russel Gunn gave him room to run. These bizarre and beautiful musical adventures shaped him as an impresario as he headed up Atlanta Funk Society and productions with The ATL Collective featuring iconic drummer Bernard Purdie, whom Kevin considers a friend, mentor, and profound influence. For over a decade, Kevin hosted a weekly jam session that encompassed experimental music and performance art of almost any stripe, becoming an incubator for Atlanta’s creative community. He has also produced various recordings including the singles “Fix” and “Wait” by WiseTale, Music from a Fallout Shelter by The Church Basement Band, Extra Vehicular Activity by The Talismen, and Sunbelt Bliss by Ryan Knight. Kevin’s playing is in the moment and of the moment, and his expression is infused with a joyful menace that has proven magnetic to a growing and increasingly rarified list of fellow travelers.

 


Before your visit, please review the High’s COVID Guidelines.

General Information: 

  • Due to the popularity of this event, we ask that you reserve tickets online in advance of your visit.
  • Members enjoy free tickets to Friday Jazz; however, tickets must be reserved in advance.
  • Guest passes are valid for general admission only and cannot be redeemed during this event.
  • Seating is extremely limited, and priority is given to guests who have accessibility challenges.
  • No outside food or beverage is permitted.

 

Interested in having your band perform at the High for a future Friday Jazz event? Visit high.org/FridayJazzSubmission to get in touch.