Upcoming Events

Masterclass: Steve Hirsh and the Sparks Quartet

We are excited to announce a special event that will enrich the musical journey of our talented students. On November 13th, Walker West will be hosting Steve Hirsh and the Sparks Quartet, featuring renowned musicians William Parker, Eri Yamamoto, Chad Fowler, and Steve Hirsh, for a captivating masterclass and concert.

When: November 13 | Masterclass at 4:00 PM, Concert at 7 PM

Who: Open to all musicians, feel free to bring your instrument

Where: 760 Selby Ave, St. Paul, MN

For questions please contact jack@walkerwest.org or 651-224-2929.

About the Sparks Quartet

William Parker: Considered one of the most inventive bassists since Charles Mingus, William Parker brings his unparalleled expertise and creativity to the quartet.

Eri Yamamoto: Eri Yamamoto has established herself as one of jazz’s most original and compelling pianists, and her contributions to this quartet promise to be extraordinary.

Chad Fowler: Known not only as a respected software developer but also as a sought-after saxophonist, Chad Fowler brings a unique blend of talents to the Sparks Quartet.

Steve Hirsh: Steve Hirsh is known for creating a kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, and moods on the drums. His drumming will provide a dynamic and rhythmic foundation for this exceptional ensemble.