Matt Belzer, lecturer of saxophone and director of Jazz Studies, will be featured on PBS as a soloist on their program "Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song." The program will air on February 10, 2017 9/8c and will feature an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with performances by Robinson, as well as Aloe Blacc, Gallant, CeeLo Green, JoJo, Ledisi, Tegan Marie, Kip Moore, Corinne Bailey Rae, Esperanza Spalding, The Tenors, BeBe Winans, and a special appearance by Berry Gordy, Founder of Motown — with Samuel L. Jackson as host and Greg Phillinganes as music director. Check your local listings for channel information.
Congratulations to Mr. Belzer on this fantastic opportunity!
For more information on the program, please visit PBS' website.