Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents Music of Donald Brown," on Friday, February 21st at 8pm. With roots in the rhythm n' blues music of Memphis, pianist Donald Brown draws on diverse influences in his compositions: lyrical jazz, blues, urban beats, and Frech sounds. His compositional career grew out of his performances with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. This show for jazz combo will include pianists Eric Reed and Mulgrew Miller, with Robert Hurst, bass, Carl Allen, drums, Gary Bartz, alto sax, and Jeremy Pelt, trumpet. Tickets are $30 (40% off for students with valid ID). Info at 212-854-7799 or millertheatre.com
. Miller Theatre is located at 116th & Broadway (take the 1 train to 116th Street).