Marion Hayden Sextet: Kerrytown Concert House.:
A jazz ensemble led by this renowned Detroit bassist, Hayden performs her Ocean: The Life of Poet Phillis Wheatley, a new 7-part suite exploring the life of this 18th-century Boston poet, the first African-American to gain international fame as an author. 7:30 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets $19–$50 in advance at a2tix.com; reservations recommended. 769–2999., . . . . . .