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Jan. 23: Pianist Scottie Miller

Performance set for 7:30 p.m. in Halling Recital Hall.

2014-01-24
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 1-5-2014

MANKATO, Minn. – Blues/boogie piano player and songwriter Scottie Miller returns to perform Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 pm at the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame member Scottie Miller is an American pianist and singer-songwriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota. His musical style is a combination of blues, soul, funk and jazz. Miller is recognized for his high-energy performances, creative song writing, dramatic lyrics and impeccable piano playing.

Scottie Miller performs worldwide as a solo artist, or with the incredibly funky Scottie Miller Band. Scottie is also the touring keyboardist for 2010 Grammy nominee and multi-Blues Music Award recipient Ruthie Foster & The Family Band. He appears on her Live At Antones DVD, which garnered a 2012 Blues Music Award for DVD Of The Year.

Scottie Miller says, “My songs are inspired by life and things that life throws at everyone. I write about relationships, peace, war, love, loss, addiction, heroism, family values, and the mystery of dreams.”

Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

 

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