Jazz is an American art form that continues to spread across the globe and send back new and exciting music. The Metta Quintet explores this facet of jazz by performing works by eight renowned composers from eight different countries. The concert incorporates an imaginative use of video so that audiences get to know about each of the composers and the musical sensibilities of their homelands. The Metta Quintet is comprised of some of today's brightest emerging jazz stars. Whether you're a jazz aficionado, or a complete newbie, this concert is a great way to learn more, and enjoy more, about jazz. Stay after the concert and meet the artists in a post-show Q&A.