Jazz Trio at Willamette Jan. 23

The Carr Nord Hofmann jazz trio will perform Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kresge Theatre at Willamette University. Admission is free.

The group features Richard Carr, violin, Mike Nord, guitars and electronics, and Georg Hofmann, percussion. Their performances feature improvised works blending musical traditions from jazz, classical, and experimental music to folk music from around the world. The group has performed internationally, including appearances at the prestigious Festival Internacional Cervantino (Mexico), the Aalener Jazzfest (Germany), and the Knitting Factory (New York).

Carr Nord Hofmann has recorded two CDs, Coast to Coast, and Along the Edge for the German improvised music label Nabel.

This event is sponsored by the Willamette University Department of Music and is funded by a grant from The Allen Foundation for Music.

For more information, call 503-370-6255.