Tickets are on sale for The Listening Room 2011-2012 series presented by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and The River City Jazz Coalition.
The Listening Room is a series of jazz concerts presented in the Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., and featuring nationally and internationally known acts in two performances each at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Scheduled performances are:
•Nov. 19, guitarist, composer and bandleader Charlie Hunter.
•Dec. 15, jazz vocalist Hilary Kole.
•Jan. 19, 2012, contemporary American jazz pianist Fred Hersch.
•Feb. 23, 2012, jazz/hip-hop pianist Robert Glasper.
•March 23, 2012, jazz saxophonist Tineke Postma.
•April 13, 2012, American jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin in a “Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” on Fitzgerald’s birthday.
•May 4, 2012, jazz trio The Bad Plus.
Reserved tickets are $10. Remaining tickets will be released at show time on a pay-what-you-can basis.
For tickets or more information, call (225) 344-8558 or visit http://www.artsbr.org.