Jazz Music Series Presents: The Michele Thomas Quintet at Epiphany Center For The Arts
Thu, July 14, 2022
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Gospel-infused jazz singer-songwriter Michele Thomas rounds up an A-list cast of Chicago musicians for her much-anticipated third album The Assumption (released on March 25th) which casts a light on topics of race, sexism and authority yet, ultimately, celebrates the beauty of life.
A stalwart of the Chicago music scene, both as a singer and a long-term educator, Michele Thomas is a suave innovator. With silken grace she eases in her formative background in gospel, and her love of R&B, soul, and neo-soul, into a musical language that shows a dedication and a passion for jazz, spanning all of its defining eras. Michele’s restless creativity reflects jazz’s improvisatory spirit—for jazz, like life, is a journey and not a destination. ...