Chestnut blends contemporary jazz, traditional jazz and gospel, plus the occasional seasonings of Latin and samba, giving himself plenty of freedom to explore different emotions, while keeping his music in recognizable form. Vibraphonist and multiple Grammy nominee, Stefon Harris, also performs.
DETAILS >> 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31. Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. $25-$40. (480) 350-2822 or www.tempe.gov.