Live at Timucua: Ulysses Owens, Jr.’s Generation Y

Drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. has been mentoring Juilliard students for several years, and with Generation Y, he selects the best of the best, giving them a platform to shine. Following in the footsteps of Art Blakey and Betty Carter, Ulysses drives and inspires these young musicians through collaboration on standards and originals in the hard-bop tradition.

Ulysses Owens, Jr., drums
Luther Allison, piano
Philip Norris, bass
Sarah Hanahan, alto sax
Drew Anderson, trumpet
Feel free to bring a bottle of wine to share.


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Ear, Nose, Throat & Sinus Center of Orlando
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Artist in Resonance: Ulysses Owens, Jr.

Ulysses Owens, Jr. is Timucua’s Artist in Resonance for September 2020! Ulysses is a Grammy-winning drummer and producer, an artist truly in the upper echelon of the Jazz world. He has recorded and performed with Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton, Wynton Marsalis, Monty Alexander, Dianne Schurr, Renee Fleming and Mulgrew Miller, just to name a few. For his AiR residency, Owens has chosen to collaborate with Harlem-based poet and musician Daphné Mia Essiet. The two will work together in the Timucua studio to create a world-premiere performance! Get your ticket to the live stream premiere!