february, 2022

sun20feb6:00 pm8:30 pmCentral Illinois Jazz Society - Whitney Ashe Trio6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Trailside Event Center, 4416 N Prospect Rd. in Peoria Heights

Event Details

The Central Illinois Jazz Society will host the Whitney Ashe Trio at the Trailside Event Center (located at 4416 N Prospect Rd. in Peoria Heights) from 6 – 8:30 pm.  Whitney leads the Trio on piano and will feature Matt Hughes on Bass and Jason Brannon on percussion.  The CIJS House Band under the leadership of Larry Harms will kick off the show, featuring  jazz musicians from the area with a variety of jazz standards and other popular arrangements.   Admission is $6 for CIJS members, $10 for the public or free for students.   You may bring your own snacks, however no beverages which will be available for purchase.  For more information, visit http://www.cijs.org

Illinois-based musician Whitney Ashe has enjoyed a multifaceted career as a composer, arranger and pianist. As a jazz composer, his music has been performed throughout the United States and featured on numerous recordings. He has
also received commissions to compose for established classical artists, most notably Christopher Creviston and The Capitol Saxophone Quartet. His arrangements have been featured in both television and film as well as the theatrical world and on recent recordings by Alex Graham and Lea DeLaria. As a pianist, Mr. Ashe has performed with Vincent Herring, Chip
McNeill, Jim Pugh, Joel Spencer, Tommy Igoe, Eric Alexander, and The New York Pops. He is currently director of jazz studies at Western Illinois University.

CIJS is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.




(Sunday) 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Trailside Event Center

4416 N Prospect Rd. in Peoria Heights


Central Illinois Jazz Society