Keyboardist David Paich is a member of the rock group Toto, known for writing and singing ear candy like "Hold the Line," "Rosanna," and "Africa." A top session musician, composer, and producer, he also wrote the soundtrack for the David Lynch movie "Dune." Drummer Dennis Mackrel is the leader of the Count Basie Orchestra. What brings these two unlikely collaborators together with Eastman Chamber Jazz? The concert features the works of Paich's father, composer/arranger Marty Paich. From the early 1950's to the mid-1990's, Paich was a major arranger for greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Mel Tormé, and many others.
The concert takes place Friday, March 22, 8 p.m. at Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. Admission is free. For more information visit esm.rochester.edu.