Wilmington

The cohort of carefully selected emerging jazz musicians that make up the LUQ Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency collaborate to perform original works that forward the creative ideas of its namesake, Robert "Boysie" Lowery.

Members of the 2019 Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency program visited the WRTI Performance Studio last year to play a number of songs. In this video, vibraphonist Grady Tesch, a residency fellow who is also a composer, arranger, and educator, beckons listeners to lean in and enjoy his composition, "Walk To The Guillotine."

From the pop of the first note, you know you're in for a musical treat. The ear candy you've enjoyed was created by Courtney Wright, a member of the youth collective that comprises the Delaware-based Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency.

Join host Jeff Duperon this Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd as WRTI broadcasts live from the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Wilmington, Delaware. Jeff will speak with festival artists and organizers to give you the inside scoop on one of the region's premier jazz festivals.

Friday's Lineup:

  • 6:00 PM - Valerie Capers
  • 7:30 PM - Special Awards Presentations and Performances
  • 9:00 PM -Jane Monheit with special guest Mark O'Connor

Saturday's Lineup