Jazz at DTE’s Beacon Park Concert Series Continues This Friday with Alvin Waddles

Detroit Jazz piano legend Alvin Waddles performs Live in Studio A

Meta Stange/WDET
Meta Stange/WDET

WDET’s Sam Beaubien sat down with musician Alvin Waddles to discuss his musical career, his role in education, receiving the Spirit of Detroit Award, playing with Aretha Franklin, and he performs live in Studio A. Alvin Waddles and his trio will present a tribute to the music of Leonard Bernstein at 7pm this Friday at Beacon Park in Downtown Detroit.


  • Sam Beaubien
    Sam Beaubien is a musician, composer, producer, and educator in Detroit. He is also the founder and leader of the acclaimed ensemble, Will Sessions.