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Feb. 12: The Scottie Miller Trio
Blues/boogie piano player and songwriter to perform with his trio at Halling Recital Hall.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 2-4-2015
Mankato, Minn. – Blues/boogie piano player and songwriter Scottie Miller returns to Mankato to perform with his trio at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 on the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall stage 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 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.”
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 national 2012 Blues Music Award for DVD Of The Year.
Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. 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.