World renowned musician John Daversa will take the stage Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre. The former Adan’s performance will also officially celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
Daversa returns to Ada after many years to share his passion for music and education.
“I’m so, so honored to get to come home and perform with and for everyone,” Daversa said.
Daversa is a distinguished trumpet-player, composer, arranger, producer, bandleader and educator. He is a multiple Grammy Award winner and nominee and the recipient of many other awards and honors. He has performed and recorded with many artists, from Glen Campbell to Dr. Dre. He is currently professor and chair of Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music.