DePauw Jazz at the Duck will present the Sophie Faught/David Linard Duo from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at The Inn at DePauw's Fluttering Duck.
The duo features Faught on tenor saxophone and Linard on piano.
Faught is an improviser, composer, bandleader and teacher. Raised up by some of Indiana's great jazz musicians and educators -- Harry Miedema, Brent Walarab, Claude Sifferlen, Mark Buselli and David Baker -- Faught speaks the jazz language with creativity, wit, passion, depth, and soul.
Her music is mindful of tradition, without being held captive by it.
She has performed in venues across the country and world, including Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She has headlined at the nationally recognized Portland Jazz Festival, leading her own group in original compositions and jazz standards.
Faught has toured as a member of the Nicholas Payton Jazz Quintet, and has also appeared with Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, the Temptations, the Four Tops, Terrell Stafford, and Dick Oates.
Faught currently leads her own jazz group and performs regularly -- every Wednesday night -- at the Chatterbox Jazz Club in downtown Indianapolis.
The performance is free and open to the public.