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Merrimans' Playhouse

Maddie Vogler Quintet

Maddie is excited to release her debut album, While We Have Time, on September 15 via Origin Records. Vogler's music is brimming with adventurous rhythmic energy and melodic soulfulness, idiomatically anchored in modern jazz while freely exploring her relationship with her Cuban roots.

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Maddie Vogler Quintet
Maddie Vogler Quintet

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Merrimans' Playhouse, 401 E Colfax Ave, Suite 135, South Bend, IN 46617, USA

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About the Event

TICKETS are $10 General/$5 Student. End time is estimate.

Concerts and events made possible, in part, with support from the Wells Philanthropic Services provided by grants from the John, Anna, and Martha Jane Fields Memorial Trust Foundation and the Florence V. Carroll Charitable Trust, The Esther and George Jaruga Charitable Foundation, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County's ArtsEverywhere initiative, and the Arts Project Support Grant and Arts Recovery Grant through the Indiana Arts Commission.

Maddie is excited to release her debut album, While We Have Time, on September 15 via Origin Records. Vogler's music is brimming with adventurous rhythmic energy and melodic soulfulness, idiomatically anchored in modern jazz while freely exploring her relationship with her Cuban roots. 

Maddie Vogler  - saxophone

Marques Carroll - trumpet

Jake Shapiro - piano

Sam Peters - bass

Neil Hemphill - drums

Maddie Vogler is an in-demand musician, composer, producer, and educator in the Chicagoland area and was recently named a Luminarts Jazz Fellow through the Luminarts Cultural Foundation. Maddie previously received her Bachelor's and master's in Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied with Tito Carrillo and Chip McNeill. She currently performs with a variety of groups on saxophones and woodwinds and teaches music production and jazz at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. Maddie is excited to release her debut album, While We Have Time, on September 15 via Origin Records.

Chicago based trumpeter Marques Carroll is keeping the tradition of jazz alive while pushing the genre forward into exciting new territory. A bold performer and passionate educator, he is dedicated to preserving the authentic culture of jazz and spreading his holistic love of music around the world.   Born into a musical family in St. Louis, Marques fell in love with the trumpet when he was only 8 years old. His grandfather worked with jazz legend Clark Terry who would become a major influence on the young musician. Marques grew up absorbing the blues of Louis Armstrong and the laid back sounds of Miles Davis, eventually going on to study jazz performance at DePaul University. He expanded his palette to include classical and hip-hop influences, making him a thoroughly modern and versatile musician.

Marques has worked and shared the stage with jazz powerhouses like Carmen Bradford, Dee Dee Bridgewater (Count Basie Band), Etienne Charles, Christian McBride, Jon Faddis, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Randy Weston (Chicago Jazz Ensemble). Marques’ compositions are soulful explorations of culture and consciousness. A storyteller at heart, he uses his horn to break down barriers between genres, writing evocative music that speaks directly to the soul. “Every instrument plays a character,” Marques says, describing his methods. “I want people to open their minds to what the story is about. Every piece I write is purposeful.”

In addition to his prolific performing career, Marques is an accomplished and passionate educator. He has held the role of musical director at Chicago Jesuit Academy (CJA) for 16 years. CJA is on the west side of Chicago and has been a driving force in providing inner city Chicago kids with music education. Marques is also connected with Bandwidth Chicago and Loyola School in Baltimore which provide education in the arts for under-resourced Chicago and Baltimore communities. Marques currently teaches Jazz Trumpet and coaches combos at the University in Chicago and regularly holds clinics and master classes around the country. In addition to his current educational roles, Marques is the leader of his own self-titled quintet, the Trumpet Summit and co-leader of the Chicago Soul Jazz Collective, and also a permanent sub-member of The Count Basie Orchestra. His solo debut record, The Ancestors’ Call, and his sequel to his debut record, Foundations, are now available everywhere via his own cofounded label, JMarq Records.

Jake Shapiro is a pianist from Chicago. Shapiro was a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition and a Finalist in the 2019 Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition (formerly the Great American Jazz Piano Competition). He has performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, and on the Jazz Cruise. Jake recently received his doctoral degree from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music.

Samuel Peters is a jazz bassist and music educator based in Chicago, Illinois. He recently completed his Masters in jazz studies at DePaul University, where he studied with Dennis Carroll. Additionally, he has recorded on four albums, toured internationally with groups including the Roy McGrath Quartet, as well as The Old Style Sextet, and maintains a healthy performance schedule in and around Chicago with groups including: the Dennis Luxion Trio, the Charles Heath Quartet, and the Richard Johnson Quartet. In addition to running a private lessons studio, Sam has been the Jazz Bass instructor at Adlai E. Stevenson High School since 2018.

Neil Hemphill is a Professional Jazz Drummer living in Chicago. Originally form Colorado Springs, CO he began playing drums at the age of 16 where he studied under Henrique De Almeida. After graduating from Fort Lewis College with a bachelors in Music Performance Neil moved do Denver where he played, toured and recorded with Jeff Jenkins, Greg Harris, Greg Gisbert, Ken Walker and many others. In 2015 He moved to Chicago where he has had the opportunity to play, record and tour with Bobby Broom, Richard Johnson, Sharel Cassity, Dennis Carroll, Geof Bradfield, Black Diamond, Greg Ward and many others.

Tickets

  • General

    $10 Advanced or Door

    $10.00
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  • Student

    $5 Student/Discount

    $5.00
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