“A Tribute to Cole Porter”: Ellen Rowe’s All About the Trio (Kerrytown Concert House).
Lecture-demo by U-M jazz piano professor Rowe, who explores some of Cole Porter’s best-loved pieces, including “Love for Sale,” “Everything I Love,” “Begin the Beguine,” and “I Love You,” and discusses why jazz players have chosen so many of them to use as vehicles for improvisation. Her trio includes bassist Paul Keller and drummer Peter Siers. 2 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets $29–$50 (students, $19) in advance at KerrytownConcertHouse.com and at the door. 769–2999.