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Marquis Hill
Since 1938, the Pump Room has been a home for fine food, music and celebrities, including its most famous regular, Frank Sinatra. PUBLIC Chicago now invites the local community with warmth to celebrate the rich history and bright future of jazz in a place where it has already thrived. Jazz at The Pump Room will...
Fareed Haque
NIU’s Fareed Haque, a professor of guitar in the NIU School of Music, is the featured performer this weekend on WYCC PBS Chicago’s “Music on the Mayne Stage” program. The premiere broadcast is scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, with encore presentations at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and midnight Sunday, Oct. 18. “Music...
NIU Jazz Lab Band
NIU and DeKalb-area high school students join instructors from the School of Music every year for a trip to the annual Illinois Music Education Conference in Peoria. The all-state event promotes life-long learning and leadership among music enthusiasts. In attendance are those widely considered the who’s who of high school and collegiate music programs across...
NIU Jazz Lab Band
The NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, will perform two shows Tuesday, March 18, at the legendary Jazz Showcase in Chicago. Funds raised at the door will help the band produce its first live DVD, which was recorded in January at the Peoria Civic Center as part of the 2014 Illinois Music Education...
Fareed Haque
NIU School of Music professor and guitarist extraordinaire Fareed Haque and NIU School of Music graduate student and Afro-pop musician Mathew Tembo will perform a benefit concert for the Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls in rural Kenya. The concert takes place from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the House Café, 263...
MathGames!
NIU School of Music professor and guitarist extraordinaire Fareed Haque will celebrate 50 years of music and performance Friday, Jan. 25, at The House Café with performance and premiere. The jazz and classical guitar virtuoso was voted “Best World Guitarist 2009” by Guitar Player magazine, and is known for his long and distinguished career in music....
MathGames!
Fareed Haque, professor of guitar in the NIU School of Music, will perform a faculty recital at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at The House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy. in DeKalb. Haque will perform with his new band, MathGames! A world-renowned guitar virtuoso, Haque recently returned from interstellar pan-dimensional time travel to bring “jazztronica”...
Guitar players, young and old, expert or novice, are invited to NIU’s first 12-hour All Styles Guitar Day. The strumming and picking starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Music Building. The day, or celebration as NIU guitar professor Fareed Haque calls it, will start with instruction, introduction and sharing of techniques and...
Jennifer Gunn and Fareed Haque
Fareed Haque, professor of guitar in the NIU School of Music, will perform a classical guitar recital at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the Music Building. Haque will be joined by Chicago Symphony Orhcestra flutist and piccoloist Jennifer M. Gunn. They will perform works by Villa-Lobos, Marcello, Bartok, Kennen and...