Regina Carter pairs with Oakland Jazz Quartet for Jimi Hendrix tribute

DETROIT - Jazz violinist Regina Carter will join the Oakland Jazz Quartet for a musical tribute to legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at Carr Center in Detroit.

Carter, Detroit native and Oakland alum, is a Grammy nominee and 2006 recipient of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. She often teaches master classes and performs at her Alma Mater.

The Oakland Jazz Quartet is composed of OU faculty members, Miles Brown (bass), Sean Dobbins (drums), Scott Gwinnell (piano) and Mark Stone (percussion). They have performed locally, nationally and abroad.

Carter and the quartet will perform several Hendrix songs including, "Fire," "Manic Depression," "Angel."

Tickets are on sale for $20 for general admission and $10 for OU students.  Tickets may be purchased in advance on or by phone at (800) 585-3737.