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Tivon Pennicott at The Blue Room
August 24 @ 8:30 PM CDT
Originally from Marietta Georgia, and a University of Miami Alum, Tivon Pennicott moved to New York in 2009 and has since established himself as a talented young leader. Tivon has received 3 Grammies and is the 2nd place winner in the prestigious Thelonius Monk Competition. He enjoys collaborating with a variety of bandleaders in their own tours as well as their recording projects- from 2-time Grammy winner Gregory Porter, appearing on his albums “Be Good”, “Liquid Spirit”, & “Take Me to the Alley”, to 2-time Grammy Award Winner, Esperanza Spalding, appearing on her crossover success, “Radio Music Society”. He tours with Gregory Porter, the masterful drummer Al Foster, Roy Hargrove’s RH Factor, Roy Hargrove Big Band, jazz songstress Nellie Mckay, R&B crooner Joe Thomas and central figures in the contemporary jazz scene, like Ari Hoenig, E.J. Strickland, as well as many more.